5. ISIS oil worth '$2 million a day'

  • ISIS made $2 million a day from oil output prior to the U.S led airstrikes against the militant group in Iraq and Syria.
  • Figure is the assessment of IHS research firm, who assessed that selling oil on the black market would continue to generate significant revenue for ISIS.
  • IHS report says that 'oil fuels ISIL's war machine'. 
  • Report assesses that ISIS is producing around 50-60,000 barrels of oil a day; below controlled capacity of potentially 350,000 barrels a day.