Interesting article, but too many holes in the story.
Let's assume the war in Iraq was for oil.
Where is it? - Did the evil oil companies take it and not tell us?
Did we use it to pay for the war? - We should have, we would have no deficit today if we did.
Is gas cheaper? (rhetorical)
The writer forgets - in Desert Storm, Saddam Hussein set the oil feilds in Kuwait on fire to cover his army's escape. Pure speculation here, but I would hope any attack planned would take that into consideration - hence the need for detailed maps.
Further, a FIRED White House advisor - maybe one with an ax to grind - is quoted as a credible source.
Too many deficiencies in this article to call it credible.
Way I always read the neocons was the war was not fought to take the oil but to keep it flowing in free market and not let Saddam hold the world hostage with it. Iraq is a monor source of our oil imports: