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Originally posted by Brother Stormhammer
...they won't be in business long. The important number is profit *margin*. To put it in plain English, if I'm paying $4.00 / gallon for gas, how much of that $4.00 is going to Exxon?" The answer is rather surprising: FOUR CENTS
Don't believe me?
California Energy Commission Report
There's the numbers, folks. If we need to tax anybody's "windfall profits", I'd go for the government...they're making over ten times what the oil companies are getting per gallon.