WATCHING THE WORLD: A new desert energy source

“He had been eight years upon a project for extracting sunbeams out of cucumbers...”-Jonathan Swift, from Gulliver’s TravelsChinese Petroleum Corp. Gen. Manager Chen Pao-lang last week returned to Taiwan from a 13-day trip to Libya, where-supposedly-he was laying the groundwork for a bid to explore for oil.CPC was pretty tight-lipped over what Chen actually did in Libya, saying only it would provide more information about his trip to Libya after he had come back.A day earlier, CPC Chairman Pan Wenent said, “CPC is preparing to bid for oil exploration rights in Libya this December, and hopefully the CPC can win the bid to explore more crude oil resources.”We h...

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