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Exxon Evacuates Foreign Workers From Iraqi Oil Field

ExxonMobil has evacuated its foreign workers from an oil field in the southern Iraqi province of Basra amid heightened tensions in the Middle East. A senior Iraqi official and three other sources told Reuters the employees were evacuated on Friday and early Saturday to Dubai or to a housing complex in Basra province. An Iraqi oil official also confirmed the evacuation with Associated Press. The chief of Iraq's state-owned South Oil Company, Ihsan Abdul Jabbar, said the evacuation...

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