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The row over who owns the Western Sahara's mineral rights is reopening. British-based Wessex Exploration has applied to Morocco's Office National des Hydrocarbures et des Mines to explore for oil and gas onshore.

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British, Morocco, France, United States, Norwegian, Frederik Dekker, Netherlands, Ubbi Bashir, James T. Baker, Office National des Hydrocarbures et des Mines

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