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Oil Industry Profits

Exxon Mobil's 2012 Profits Just Shy Of Breaking Global Record

AP/HuffPost | Posted 02.01.2013 | Business

DALLAS -- Exxon Mobil Corp. said Friday that fourth-quarter earnings rose 6 percent to $9.95 billion with help from higher refining profit margins. ...

Oil Industry: Electric Cars Are No Threat

Reuters | Posted 04.02.2012 | Green

By Tom Bergin LONDON, Jan 29 (Reuters) - The biggest oil companies in the world have calculated that few, if any, of today's drivers ...

Internal Combustion

Robert Koehler | Posted 11.01.2011 | Green
Robert Koehler

Cars aren't merely symbols of power, but power itself, indispensable for countless purposes both life-affirming and pointless.

Dan Froomkin

Recession? What Recession? Oil Profits Boom Amid The Gloom | Dan Froomkin | Posted 09.28.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The sputtering economy, high unemployment rate and punishing gas prices are taking a huge toll on average Americans, but at least somebo...

People or Polluters: Ending Oil Subsidies

Erich Pica | Posted 07.17.2011 | Green
Erich Pica

It is indefensible for our federal government to demolish the social safety net while continuing to hand out more than $200 billion in subsidies to environmentally destructive industries.

Dan Froomkin

How High Gas Prices Impoverish The Many While Enriching The Few | Dan Froomkin | Posted 06.29.2011 | Politics

The next time you're gritting your teeth as you fill your tank with $4 gas, here's something to consider: Your pain is their gain. The last of the ...

Gas Money: Where is it Really Going?

Ian Gary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ian Gary

Oxfam America has launched a campaign calling on major oil, gas, and mining companies to respect people's "right to know" all the facts about how oil, gas, and mining projects affect their communities.