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Argentine Judge Orders Seizure of Falklands Drillers' Assets

An Argentine judge has ordered the seizure of assets of oil drilling companies operating in the Falklands Islands, including property held by U.S. firm Noble Energy, as the country takes a firmer line on the disputed territory ahead of October elections. Lilian Herraez, a federal judge in Tierra del Fuego, ordered the seizure of $156 million in bank accounts, boats and other property, the government said Saturday. The companies named in the order were Premier Oil Plc, Falkland Oil and Gas...

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