Iraq Oil Fields Are Wanted By The Chinese

07/30/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • KEITH BRADSHER The New York Times

HONG KONG -- As the world's second-largest and fastest-growing consumer of oil, China is showing increasing interest in oil fields in a country that had seemed until very recently to be firmly in the American sphere of influence for natural resources: Iraq.

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