Output stable after suspected inside job attack

An investigation is ongoing into a bombing of a tank farm in Basra, but production and exports are steady after a brief slowdown.
Output stable after suspected inside job attack
An engineer from Iraq's South Oil Company (SOC) surveys the Zubair oil field in southern Iraq on Jan. 21, 2010. (ESSAM AL-SUDANI/AFP/Getty Images)

As security officials launch an inquiry into Sunday morning's bombing of the Zubair tank farm, which is being investigated as an inside job, Iraq's oil production and exports are continuing unabated."We do not have a specific amount of damage, but it was small and did not affect production or exports," said Dhia Jaffar, director general of the state-run South Oil Company.An unknown number of staff from both the Oil Police and Oil Ministry at the Zubair tank farm were arrested after the a...

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