Oil Exports from Northern Iraq Rise Sharply

[New York Times] Sabrina Tavernise - The Office of the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction said in a report released Saturday that oil exports through Iraq's northern pipeline to Turkey rose more than tenfold over the past year. The increased exports were worth $8 billion. To protect the pipeline, berms, fences and guardhouses were built, and American soldiers patrol its 60-mile length while Iraqi guards monitor its perimeter.

2008-07-29 01:00:00

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