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Inside Xi Jinping's purge of China's oil mandarins

Then China's Public Security Minister Zhou Yongkang reacts as he attends the Hebei delegation discussion sessions at the 17th National Congress of the Communist Party of China at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in this October 16, 2007 file photo.  REUTERS/Jason Lee/Files

Then China's Public Security Minister Zhou Yongkang reacts as he attends the Hebei delegation discussion sessions at the 17th National Congress of the Communist Party of China at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in this October 16, 2007 file...more

Then China's Public Security Minister Zhou Yongkang reacts as he attends the Hebei delegation discussion sessions at the 17th National Congress of the Communist Party of China at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in this October 16, 2007 file photo. REUTERS/Jason Lee/Files
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PetroChina's logo is seen at a gas station in Beijing in this August 29, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Kim Kyung Hoon/Files

PetroChina's logo is seen at a gas station in Beijing in this August 29, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Kim Kyung Hoon/Files

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