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Life on an oil rig

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A worker maneuvers a drill bit at a gas and oil drilling rig in the Patagonian province of Neuquen, Argentina. The Patagonia landscape, transformed after the discovery of big deposits of hydrocarbons in the 1970s, could experience another energy revolution due to forecasts indicating that the deposits could contain the third-largest reservoir of unconventional natural gas in the world.

PHOTO: Enrique Marcarian/Reuters

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