FACT CHECK: MAGIC OIL NUMBERS

$9.9 BILLION- Exxon Mobile Corp. announced quarterly (3rdquarter) profits
$9 BILLION- Royal Dutch Shell Plc announced quarterly profit
$100 BILLION- Revenues at Exxon breached the 100 billion dollar mark for the first time.
$107 BILLION–Estimated combined 2005 profits of the world's five biggest investor owned oil companies.
$770 MILLION - The recently tripled net income at Marathon Oil Corp., the fourth-largest U.S. oil producer

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Exxon Mobile Corp. announced the largest quarterly profit in U.S. corporate history of $9.9 billion for the third quarter. Revenues at Exxon breached the 100 billion dollar mark for the first time.

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October 27, 2005

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