Iraq Inquiry Shows Oil Was a Consideration for U.K. Before WarBy
British officials held talks with BP and Shell about Iraqi oil
Blair said high oil price was his big "domestic worry"
The U.K. government held talks with Royal Dutch Shell Plc and BP Plc to ensure British energy companies were "well-placed to pick up contracts in the aftermath" of the invasion of Iraq, according to declassified documents released as part of an official inquiry.
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