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Ethnic Chinese nabbed for stealing secrets, espionage

Reuters India
Fri Nov 20, 2009 2:44pm IST

BEIJING (Reuters) – The United States is seeking the release of Chinese-born, American geologist Xue Feng, who was detained two years ago on state secrets charges after negotiating the purchase of an oil industry database.

March 1996 – An official of the state-owned China National Offshore Oil Corp was detained for leaking state secrets to a Chinese employee of Royal Dutch Shell who was released after spending a year largely incommunicado. Shell was in talks with CNOOC then to build an oil refinery.

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