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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 8:23:54 AM

BAGHDAD — U.S. oil giant Chevron says it has signed a deal with Iraq’s Kurdish regional government to expand its oil exploration territory in the northern self-rule region.

The California-based company said in a statement emailed Tuesday that it acquired the rights to hunt in the Qara Dagh exploration block, which is located southeast of the regional capital Irbil.
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DanMtz
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Message Posted: Jun 19, 2013 10:07:32 AM

...and they're looking for employees. Anyone want to go to Iraq?
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lonewolf_947
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 4:04:12 PM

Good for them.........if they didn't do it, some1 else would of...........
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efwosu
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 3:24:16 PM

If it weren't Chevron, it would have been China - go Chevron!
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thizben
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 1:01:54 PM

We should all be getting a percentage of the profits from this since we all spent tax money to make it possible whether we wanted to or not.
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gcalleja
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 12:15:33 PM

Great, more oil in the market, and we can hope for lower prices!
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OTISFL
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 11:56:21 AM

At their own risk with their lives!
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Fleabite44
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 11:14:20 AM

Good luck keeping a drilling crew safe in that part of the world.
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Nikontraveler
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 10:47:00 AM

Why not look in Idaho or the Dakotas and keep the money here?
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gbs1
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 9:24:19 AM

They need to be careful dealing with the regional government.
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Bttlecat
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 9:24:07 AM

A dangerous and uncertain part of the world. This is the true part of oil speculation.
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 9:13:09 AM

Good for both parties.
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humblepie
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 9:03:37 AM

kurds have been oppressed for a thousand years
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mcg00
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 8:51:40 AM

Might as well use the manpower and resources Chevron has to tap the ocean of oil in that part of the world.
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whitebear1883
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 8:47:03 AM

I hope that it's good for the Kurdish people.
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 8:40:23 AM

Good for chevron
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zuess28
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 8:36:36 AM

Why not give more money to the Middle East,maybe they will visit us again.
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cdrrod
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 8:32:12 AM

Just get out of the Middle East!
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 8:29:55 AM

You can trust the Kurds, the Iraqs, not so much.
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EnviroChemist
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 8:29:34 AM

Good hunting!
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LanguageMan1
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 8:26:58 AM

Choni, to all the Kurds. Good to see happen for them.
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