North Oil, an Iraqi-owned company, has signed a contract with a Chinese state-owned oil corporation, CNPC, that was first negotiated during Saddam Hussein’s government, an official in Iraq’s Oil Ministry said Tuesday.
"But, but, but, that's OUR oil, dammit! Why do you think we invaded? Why do you think we killed Saddam? Yeah, Israel told us to, but we also did it to grab your damned oil, and now you guys are NOT COOPERATING!!!" -- Official White Horse Souse