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Exxon Mobil, Shell, Total, and BP — are in the final stages of “talks with Iraq’s Oil Ministry for no-bid contracts to service Iraq’s largest fields.”
The no-bid contracts are unusual for the industry, and the offers prevailed over others by more than 40 companies, including companies in Russia, China and India […]
There was suspicion among many in the Arab world and among parts of the American public that the United States had gone to war in Iraq precisely to secure the oil wealth ...
Originally posted by Dan Tanna
reply to post by mybigunit
Not a single Iraqi soul asked America to invade, they did it off their own bat.
Don't whinge now that they have to spend a huge wedge of money doing it.
The oil belongs to iraqis and the iraqi government, not GW Bush and his facist chummers.