Still, Iraq oil exports are bringing in a nice chunk of change. Yet U.S. money is still pouring into Iraq — and for it we’re not even getting protection of the oil supplies from jihad attacks. “Iraq’s oil exports in April down 4.3 percent due to attacks on infrastructure,” from The Associated Press, May 18:
BAGHDAD (AP) – An Iraqi official says oil exports have dipped in April by 4.3 percent compared to March due to continued insurgent attacks on infrastructure.
Oil Ministry spokesman Assem Jihad says last month’s daily exports averaged 1.76 million barrels, down by 4.3 percent from 1.84 million barrels a day in March.
Jihad says April’s oil revenues stand at $4.222 billion with an average price of $79.66 a barrel.
March exports generated $4.351 billion….