US$13.4 billion oil revenues since Saddam fall
Iraqi oil minister Thamer Al Gadaban confirmed that the Iraqi revenues form crude oil reached US$13.4 billion since the fall of Saddam Hussein's regime. Al Gadaban revealed that the average Iraqi production of crude oil during the past nine months amounted to 2.5 million b/d. He added that the average exports amounted to 1.5 million b/d.
The minister, according to <i>Bab</i> newspaper, stressed that attempts to sabotage Iraqi oil exports will fail.