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  •  - Kjetil Tonstad of Statoil and other representatives of energy firms attend the second round of bidding for Iraq's oilfields in Baghdad

    Kjetil Tonstad of Statoil and other representatives of energy firms attend the second round of bidding for Iraq's oilfields in Baghdad

    Posted: 12/12/2009 6:37:57 AM EST
    Kjetil Tonstad of Statoil (R) and other representatives of energy firms attend the second round of bidding for Iraq's oilfields in Baghdad December 12, 2009. Iraq, emerging from the shadow of war, expects to boost its oil output to rival the level of top producer Saudi Arabia after awarding some of its most attractive oilfields to global oil companies this week. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani (IRAQ - Tags: BUSINESS ENERGY)
  •  - A representative of a foreign company drops his offer in a box during bidding in Baghdad

    A representative of a foreign company drops his offer in a box during bidding in Baghdad

    Posted: 6/30/2009 11:00:41 AM EST
    A representative of a foreign company drops his offer in a box during bidding in Baghdad, June 30, 2009. Iraq auctioned contracts to run eight giant oil and gas fields on Tuesday as it sought to take charge of its own reconstruction after six years of war, but oil companies were reluctant to pay what it asked. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani (IRAQ BUSINESS ENERGY)
  •  - Iraq's Oil Minister Hussein al-Shahristani speaks during a tender in Baghdad

    Iraq's Oil Minister Hussein al-Shahristani speaks during a tender in Baghdad

    Posted: 6/30/2009 10:22:33 AM EST
    Iraq's Oil Minister Hussein al-Shahristani (3rd R) speaks during a tender in Baghdad, June 30, 2009. Iraq auctioned contracts to run eight giant oil and gas fields on Tuesday as it sought to take charge of its own reconstruction after six years of war, but oil companies were reluctant to pay what it asked. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani (IRAQ BUSINESS ENERGY)
  •  - Representatives of foreign companies listen during a tender in Baghdad

    Representatives of foreign companies listen during a tender in Baghdad

    Posted: 6/30/2009 9:14:15 AM EST
    Representatives of foreign companies listen during a tender in Baghdad June 30, 2009. Iraq auctioned contracts to run eight giant oil and gas fields on Tuesday as it sought to take charge of its own reconstruction after six years of war, but oil companies were reluctant to pay what it asked. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani (IRAQ BUSINESS ENERGY)
  •  - Iraq's Oil Minister Hussein al-Shahristani talks with Chinese Ambassador to Iraq Chang Yi while attending a tender in Baghdad

    Iraq's Oil Minister Hussein al-Shahristani talks with Chinese Ambassador to Iraq Chang Yi while attending a tender in Baghdad

    Posted: 6/30/2009 9:09:47 AM EST
    Iraq's Oil Minister Hussein al-Shahristani (L) talks with Chinese Ambassador to Iraq Chang Yi while attending a tender in Baghdad June 30, 2009. Iraq auctioned contracts to run eight giant oil and gas fields on Tuesday as it sought to take charge of its own reconstruction after six years of war, but oil companies were reluctant to pay what it asked. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani (IRAQ BUSINESS ENERGY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
  •  - Iraq's Oil Minister Hussein al-Shahristani talks with Chinese Ambassador to Iraq Chang Yi while attending a tender in Baghdad

    Iraq's Oil Minister Hussein al-Shahristani talks with Chinese Ambassador to Iraq Chang Yi while attending a tender in Baghdad

    Posted: 6/30/2009 9:07:38 AM EST
    Iraq's Oil Minister Hussein al-Shahristani (L) talks with Chinese Ambassador to Iraq Chang Yi while attending a tender in Baghdad June 30, 2009. Iraq auctioned contracts to run eight giant oil and gas fields on Tuesday as it sought to take charge of its own reconstruction after six years of war, but oil companies were reluctant to pay what it asked. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani (IRAQ BUSINESS ENERGY)
  •  - Representatives of foreign companies attend a tender in Baghdad

    Representatives of foreign companies attend a tender in Baghdad

    Posted: 6/30/2009 8:55:30 AM EST
    Representatives of foreign companies attend a tender in Baghdad, June 30, 2009. Iraq auctioned contracts to run eight giant oil and gas fields on Tuesday as it sought to take charge of its own reconstruction after six years of war, but oil companies were reluctant to pay what it asked. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani (IRAQ BUSINESS ENERGY)
  •  - Salama escorts al-Attiya during NOCs-IOCs forum in Kuwait City

    Salama escorts al-Attiya during NOCs-IOCs forum in Kuwait City

    Posted: 3/30/2009 4:36:11 AM EST
    Kuwait Minister of Communications and acting Minister of Oil Nabil Ben Salama (L) escorts Qatar Deputy Premier and Minister for Energy & Industry and Chairman of Qatar Petroleum Abdullah Bin Hamad al-Attiya (R) in Kuwait City March 30, 2009. Kuwait is hosting the National and International Oil Companies (NOCs-IOCs) forum titled Enhancing Global Energy Security through Cooperation and Partnership. REUTERS/Stephanie McGehee (KUWAIT POLITICS BUSINESS ENERGY)
  •  - Police arrest activists from Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha during a protest against hike in fuel prices in Hyderabad

    Police arrest activists from Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha during a protest against hike in fuel prices in Hyderabad

    Posted: 6/9/2008 10:14:27 AM EST
    Police arrest activists from the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha during a protest against the hike in fuel prices in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad June 9, 2008. India increased petrol and diesel prices by around 10 percent last Wednesday, after the cost of subsidising fuel in the face of record-breaking crude prices had brought state oil companies close to bankruptcy. REUTERS/Krishnendu Halder (INDIA)
  •  - Police arrest activists from the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha during a protest against the hike in fuel prices in Hyderabad

    Police arrest activists from the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha during a protest against the hike in fuel prices in Hyderabad

    Posted: 6/9/2008 10:08:20 AM EST
    Police arrest activists from the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha during a protest against the hike in fuel prices in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad June 9, 2008. India increased petrol and diesel prices by around 10 percent last Wednesday, after the cost of subsidising fuel in the face of record-breaking crude prices had brought state oil companies close to bankruptcy. REUTERS/Krishnendu Halder (INDIA)
  •  - Activists from Bahujan Samaj Party beats her kitchenware during protest against hike in fuel prices in Chandigarh

    Activists from Bahujan Samaj Party beats her kitchenware during protest against hike in fuel prices in Chandigarh

    Posted: 6/9/2008 9:40:46 AM EST
    An activist from the Bahujan Samaj Party, a political party championing the lower caste, beats her kitchenware as an effigy of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh burns during a protest against the hike in fuel prices in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh June 9, 2008. India increased petrol and diesel prices by around 10 percent last Wednesday, after the cost of subsidising fuel in the face of record-breaking crude prices had brought state oil companies close to bankruptcy. REUTERS/Ajay Verma (INDIA)
  •  - Men carry their tools as they return from work outside Antananarivo

    Men carry their tools as they return from work outside Antananarivo

    Posted: 12/7/2006 12:39:34 PM EST
    Men carry their tools as they return from work outside Antananarivo, December 5, 2006. Major oil companies are scrambling for oil off Madagascar's shores, it has rich mineral reserves and huge quantities of gemstones, including an estimated 70 percent of the world's sapphires. And yet, the world's fourth largest island remains one of the poorest countries on the globe, with 75 percent of its population living on less than $1 a day. Picture taken December 2, 2006. To match MADAGASCAR-POVERTY REUTERS/Radu Sigheti (MADAGASCAR)