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Limited Oil Production Resumes in S. Iraq

Damage to oil facilities by looters hampers efforts to return southern Iraq's oil production to full capacity. At 200,000 barrels a day, production stands at one-tenth of its pre-war levels. The output is being used to help fuel the country's power stations. NPR's Jackie Northam reports.

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Jackie Northam is NPR's International Affairs Correspondent. She is a veteran journalist who has spent three decades reporting on conflict, geopolitics, and life across the globe - from the mountains of Afghanistan and the desert sands of Saudi Arabia, to the gritty prison camp at Guantanamo Bay and the pristine beauty of the Arctic.

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