TITLE

NO GUSHING FOR THESE GUSHERS

AUTHOR(S)
Lavelle, Marianne
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;11/21/2005, Vol. 139 Issue 19, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at how the top executives of the worlds five major oil companies recently met with Congress to discuss their multi-billion dollar profits. The author reviews how the executives of Exxon Mobil Corp., Royal Dutch/Shell Group of Cos., BP, ConocoPhillips Co. and Chevron Corp faced questions on whether they are doing enough to increase fuel supplies and ease painful prices for consumers. The author infers that Congress is not likely to tamper with an industry that contributes millions to political candidates.
ACCESSION #
18823614

 

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