VOL. XLVI

No 28

14-July-2003

IRAQ

New Attack Further Delays Iraqi Oil Exports, Bremer Calls For Public Sector Privatization

Progress on increasing Iraqi oil exports was dealt another blow last week as saboteurs blew up the Iraq-Turkey pipeline for the second time, adding to the many woes facing the industry. In particular, the massive looting of the southern oil fields has reduced the countrys production level to around 800,000 b/d, or almost one-third of what it was before the war. Meanwhile,...