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Griffiths Energy eventually secured oil and gas leases in Chad.
Griffiths Energy eventually secured oil and gas leases in Chad.
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Streetwise

Barrick pumps oil? Not for long

If you haven’t heard of Barrick Energy, you aren’t alone.

A unit of global gold giant Barrick Gold Corp., you’d be hard pressed to find much mention of its oil and gas assets on the company website, which otherwise outlines a far-flung portfolio of 27 gold mines in the Americas, Africa and Australia.