Energy and Environment Reporting for Texas

TO GO WITH AFP STORY: Commodities-oil-en

TO GO WITH AFP STORY: Commodities-oil-energy-price-US-boom-crime by Mira Oberman. This June 18, 2008 photo shows at dot the countryside and siphon crude out of the storage tanks. Some pull up to a drill site after the crews have gone for the night and haul away tools, pipes and equipment. Others take kickbacks, file false invoices or just plain steal knowing their bosses are too busy riding the oil boom to keep a close eye on accounting. AFP PHOTO/COR (Photo credit should read )


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