Oil companies came under new fire yesterday when it emerged that ExxonMobil's profits are likely to soar above $10 billion this quarter on the back of the fuel crisis.
That's $110 million a day, and more net income than any company has ever made in a quarter. It's also a stunning 69 percent increase over the same period a year ago and a 34 percent jump from the $7.6 billion Exxon made just last quarter.
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~ it's a massive abuse of the worst human and city dissaster to hit North America this century
~ but hey... any excuse for the Oil Companies to make more money...
(ps. thanks for the linkage Vaun. :D)