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Jun 03

Revitalizing the Iraqi Oil Industry: Implications for the World Oil Market

Location: The Heritage Foundation's Lehrman Auditorium

Despite significant security threats and political uncertainty, the Iraqi oil industry has made a remarkable recovery from war, sanctions, and widespread neglect under the rule of Saddam Hussein. How rapidly can Iraqi oil production be expanded? What are the implications for world oil prices and international energy security? How should Iraq's oil revenues be distributed to best serve the needs of its people?

More About the Speakers

Bart Marcois
former Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs,
U.S. Department of Energy
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Dr. Ariel Cohen
Research Fellow, The Heritage Foundation

Gordon O.F.  Johnson
Adjunct Scholar, Acton Institute
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Hosted By

James Phillips James Phillips

Senior Research Fellow for Middle Eastern Affairs Read More