BIN LADEN targeted $144 Barrel -- 10 YEARS AGO... and Cheney's Energy Task Force has Accomplished its Mission

Osama Bush Laden gets his wish of 144$ oil, didn't know Bush was so adamant to appeasing terrorists.
''He said at one point that he wants oil to be $144 a barrel'' -- about six times what it sells for now."
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9401E2DC123FF937A25753C1A9679C8B63

Just this week or so seems Cheney's Energy Task Force has completed its mission, for Exxon Mobil, Shell, Total, and BP to win the no bid contracts for Iraqi oil. PNAC vision has come into fruition.
http://www.ccun.org/News/2008/June/19%20n/Lucrative%20Iraqi%20Oil%20Contracts%20to%20Exxon%20Mobil,%20Shell,%20Total,%20an...

Some downplay on whether

Some downplay on whether this will happen, though with the hundreds of thousands of troops there, it's an offer that can't be refused.
Iraq to Open Oil Fields for 35 Foreign Companies; Initial No-Bid Contracts Delayed
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/01/world/middleeast/01iraq.html?ref=world...
Is there any doubt this won't go through?

In other oil news, Hunt Oil of Dallas, signed the deal with Kurdistan’s semiautonomous government last September.
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/03/world/middleeast/03kurdistan.html?page...