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British ExxonMobil oil chief 'assassinated' in Brussels street

By Duncan Gardham, Bruno Waterfield and Emily Gosden

8:11PM BST 25 Oct 2012

Belgian police have imposed a news blackout after Nicholas Mockford, 60, was shot as he left an Italian restaurant in Neder-over-Heembeek, a suburb of the capital.

The executive was shot three times, once as he lay on the ground, after leaving the Da Marcello restaurant in Rue de Beyseghem at around 10pm on Oct 14.

His wife, Mary, was left beaten and covered in blood. Mr Mockford died on the way to hospital.

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I wonder....

"Mr Mockford is said to have worked for ExxonMobil since the 1970s and was head of marketing for interim technologies, Europe, promoting new types of greener fuel.
It is possible that Mockford stumbled across information that he shouldn’t have, or possibly he was planning to release some sort of fuel or device that undermine the monopoly of the oil cartel"

from: theintelhub.com

It is easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled. – Mark Twain

I'd rule out immediately

I'd rule out immediately perpetual motion and 'miraculous' secret inventions because they are time wasters, however I could believe in a jilted lover, an upset rival, a terrorist plot against oil company executives and murder-for-hire from an unspecified competitor nation's oil interests.

New tactics?

Is the game now to assassinate oil company workers to manipulate oil prices? I suppose oil could conceivably reach "illegal drug"-like levels if people are too afraid to drill or extract it... The question is... who was behind this?