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Scramble for Iraq's oil

Video by FRANCE 24

Latest update : 2009-07-05

Since the 2003 US-led invasion of Iraq, the country's prime source of revenue, oil, stayed unexploited. A law on sharing revenue from oil has not yet come into force but foreign companies are already on the starting blocks in anticipation.

Date created : 2009-07-05

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