No 09



Iraq Plans More Exports From New Outlets Beginning March

MEES learns that firm plans are under way to return Iraqs export capacity to the pre-war level of around 2.0 - 2.2mn b/d by late March/early April to coincide with the first anniversary of the US invasion and in accordance with the Reconstruction Iraq Oil (RIO) plan drawn up last July by the ministry of oil, the US civilian and military authorities and Halliburtons subsidiary KBR (MEES, 28 July 2003). The...