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Iraq / Oil Industry #909353

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 30, 2008
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(New York: Richard Engel) The comeback of Iraq’s oil industry featured; scenes shown from Kirkuk; details given of the government’s announcement it is accepting bids from foreign companies, including the US, to upgrade the oil fields. [US Army Corps of Engineers Capt. Zebulon PIKE†- says it’s taking off like a rocket ship.] [CNBC energy analyst Daniel YERGIN†- says only 20 percent of the oil-bearing structures have been explored.] [MF Global energy analyst John KILDUFF†- says there will be enough oil revenue to pay for this war and take care of Iraqis for generations.]

Williams, Brian;
Engel, Richard

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