Mideast Syria Oil

April 6, 2013 - 12:27 PM
FILE - This Wednesday Feb. 15, 2012 file photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows black smoke rising from an oil pipeline, in Baba Amr neighborhood in Homs province, Syria. Syria’s vital oil industry is breaking down as rebels capture many of the country’s oil fields, with wells aflame and looters scooping up crude, depriving the government of much needed cash and fuel for its war machine against the uprising.(AP Photo/SANA, File)