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QP wins exploration rights in three Brazil offshore blocks

QP wins exploration rights in three Brazil offshore blocks

Qatar Petroleum (QP), the country's hydrocarbon bellwether, has won exploration rights in three offshore blocks in Brazil, as part of two bidding consortia.

Qatar Petroleum consortium wins four Brazil exploration bids

Qatar Petroleum consortium wins four Brazil exploration bids

The exploration blocks were offered as part of the Brazil Exploration Bid Round 15, which covered some 70 blocks across a wide range of geological basins.

US-backed force says Islamic State fleeing Syrian city

US-backed force says Islamic State fleeing Syrian city

Islamic State fighters have been fleeing the Syrian city of Manbij with their families as US-backed groups advance to within 6 km (4 miles) in an attack that has killed more than 150 jihadists, a spokesman for the US-backed forces said.