Council finds fault in Iraq oil revenue accounting

A new report by the nonpartisan Council on Foreign Relations warns that the US government and its coalition allies are failing to protect Iraq oil revenues from being misused, both now and in the future.Report authors said that a year after US and coalition forces went to war, progress has been made restoring Iraq's prewar oil production toward 2.5 million b/d.But the situation remains fragile, and facilities remain vulnerable to attack, according to the report, which was endorsed by a 21-member task force.Oil experts on the panel included Ed Morse, a senior executive advisor at Amerada Hess Corp.; James Placke, a senior associate at Cambridge Energy Research Associates; and James Sch...

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