Rush for easiest oil in the world
Jun 13th, 2009by John Donovan.
The Sunday Times
June 14, 2009
The oil giants are to return to Iraq for the first time since 1972
This month an Iraqi politician will appear on television to open envelopes and reveal the winners of a long and hard-fought contest.
In the balance hangs the wellbeing of 28m people, tens of billions of dollars of contracts and how much you and I pay for everything from yoghurt pots to petrol.