Reps. Waxman and Dingell reveal that Halliburton was paid $2.65 per gallon to import gasoline from Kuwait into Iraq — much more than previously estimated. The Administration’s role in approving these exorbitant prices is questioned.
– Letter to NSA Rice (pdf)
– Rep. Waxman’s Statement (pdf)
Reps. Waxman and Dingell disclose that the Iraqi oil company SOMO has imported gasoline into Iraq for just 90 to 98 cents per gallon, which is far less than the price of $1.59 or more per gallon charged by Halliburton.