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more on Exxon’s sketchy profits

by Rob Friesel

Following up on my recent post, I saw this [tag]Autotopia[/tag] article pop up in my aggregator.

…usually increased profits have something to do with increased sales, or gains in efficiency. [tag]ExxonMobil[/tag]’s profits increased by 27 percent over the fourth quarter of last year, but production of oil actually DECREASED over the prior year, according to the company.

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ExxonMobil’s carpe diem attitude means focusing solely on pleasing the shareholders today while not concerning itself with possible alternative energy sources for the future. The company appears to not give a rat’s rear about alternative energy and plans on oil lasting forever.

About Rob Friesel

Software engineer by day, science fiction writer by night. Author of The PhantomJS Cookbook and a short story in Please Do Not Remove. View all posts by Rob Friesel →

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