11 May '11, 3pm

Round Up the Usual C.E.O.'s: A year after testifying in relation to the gulf oil spill, the oil industry's Big F...

Round Up the Usual C.E.O.'s: A year after testifying in relation to the gulf oil spill, the oil industry's Big F...

Round Up the Usual C.E.O.’s By JOHN M. BRODER Doug Mills/The New York Times From left, executives from Exxon Mobil, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, Shell and BP being sworn last June before testifying before the House Energy and Commerce Committee. It has been nearly a year since the chief executives of the five biggest multinational oil companies were hauled before a committee of Congress for a ritual flaying. Last June, the heads of Exxon Mobil, Chevron, Shell, BP and ConocoPhillips were called by the House Energy and Commerce Committee to testify on the Deepwater Horizon disaster, which at the time was still pouring 50,000 barrels of oil a day into the Gulf of Mexico. On Thursday, the same Big Five executives will appear before the Senate Finance Committee to explain why they need more than $4 billion a year in tax breaks even as they are raking in near-record profits (more th...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/05/11/round-up-the-us...

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