Oil Companies Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 80 Quotes About Oil Companies

#1. I see a lot of damage to Mother Earth. I see water being taken from creeks where water belongs to animals, not to oil companies. - Author: Winona LaDuke
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#2. What's amazing to me? General Electric has a bigger budget for - special interest budget than all of the oil companies combined, and yet nobody says anything. - Author: Glenn Beck
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#3. The House okayed the gasoline tax cut, which will increase the deficit, line the pockets of the oil companies, and hurt the environment; Dole said that if there was just some way this could interfere with people's sex lives, it would be perfect legislation. - Author: Bill Maher
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#4. Now you have people in Washington who have no interest in the country at all. They're interested in their companies, their corporations grabbing Caspian oil. - Author: Gore Vidal
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#5. Middle class families should not be forced to scrape by with less while oil companies get away with more. - Author: Keith Ellison
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#6. Oil futures were originally created to give heating oil dealers, gas retailers, aviation companies and other businesses a method of hedging against adverse price changes. Instead, they've become just another Wall Street plaything. - Author: Gary Weiss
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#7. I vote Democrat because I believe oil companies profits of 4% on a gallon of gas are obscene, but the government taxing the same gallon at 15% isn't. - Author: David Letterman
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#8. Bin Laden was completely protected by the oil companies in this country who told [President] Bush not to go after him because it would piss off the Saudis. - Author: Oliver Stone
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#9. If oil companies were to invest their high profits into alternative fuel research it will help America move toward new forms of energy. - Author: Rick Renzi
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#10. In my almost ten years in the House of Representatives, I have voted consistently to allow companies to drill for oil and natural gas in environmentally friendly ways. - Author: Virgil Goode
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#11. We've run out of good projects. This is not a money issue ... If these oil companies had fantastic projects, they'd be out there [developing new fields]. - Author: Matthew Simmons
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#12. Incredibly, oil and gas companies don't have to pay certain environmental costs that amount to small change to them, while an offshore wind project start-up is faced with fees that could mean the difference between building a wind farm and packing up and going home. - Author: Chellie Pingree
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#13. It was reported in the paper that President Bush received a 'warm reception' from the Daytona 500 drivers. Well sure, the drivers had never met anyone who was sponsored by more oil companies than they were. - Author: Jay Leno
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#14. It's not just a hurricane. It's the demand for gas in China ... We're paying $3 a gallon, and the oil companies are making historic profits every quarter. - Author: Ron Klein
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#15. Everywhere in Africa, you see Indian, Chinese, Brazilian businesses. Other than Coca Cola and the oil companies, it is very rare to see American businesses. - Author: Mo Ibrahim
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#16. Five years of Republicans' failed energy policies have resulted in Americans paying twice as much at the pump as they did in 2001, while big oil companies make triple the profits. - Author: Russ Carnahan
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#17. The hydrogen economy will make possible a vast redistribution of power, with far-reaching consequences for society. Today's centralized, top-down flow of energy, controlled by global oil companies and utilities, could become obsolete. - Author: Jeremy Rifkin
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#18. There's a lot to be said about what's happening to our ocean, big companies polluting it with their oil and all the raw garbage that's being spilled in there. - Author: Lloyd Bridges
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#19. Natural gas emits only half the carbon dioxide of coal when burned, but if methane leaks when oil companies extract it from the ground in a sloppy manner - methane is far more potent a greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide - it can wipe out all the advantages of natural gas over coal. - Author: Thomas Friedman
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#20. Gasoline prices are soaring through the stratosphere, and the Federal Trade Commission, which is supposed to be standing up for the consumer, ought to stop playing footsie with the oil companies and take steps to protect the American people. - Author: Ron Wyden
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#21. What oil companies don't want you to know is that refineries use a huge amount of electricity in refining gasoline. And that's usually not even figured into reports about gas cars' overall energy use. - Author: Chris Paine
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#22. The one thing people seem to forget is the more oil we have, the lower the price and the lower the profits the oil companies make. - Author: David Pratt
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#23. Petrol price is a deregulated commodity, price of which is decided by our oil marketing companies based on input cost and other parameters. - Author: Veerappa Moily
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#24. Climate change and dependence on foreign oil are problems that won't go away on their own. Tabling plans to deal with them doesn't make it easier for companies to plan and invest; it makes it harder. - Author: Christina Romer
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#25. The national oil companies still want to acquire some expertise so they will outsource more, but not totally. - Author: Andrew Gould
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#26. But eventually it's a question of access: Getting access to fields is on top of the oil companies' agenda. We see a substantial build-up of supply occurring over the coming years. - Author: Daniel Yergin
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#27. You know how much money the oil companies have? If you need some gas, just go fill your tank off and drive off - they're not going to miss it. - Author: Kid Rock
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#28. There are two perspectives on the oil sands. You have companies that want to make it the next Saudi Arabia. The other is that it's a transitional resource to a low-carbon economy, and to regard it as anything else is to drain the continent's financial resources. - Author: Andrew Nikiforuk
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#29. Oil companies earned a permanent enemy in me when they messed with the electric car the first time around, and I think they continue to do a disservice in making it seem like fossil fuels are cheaper than they really are in terms of total cost. - Author: Chris Paine
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#30. American companies will have a big shot at Iraqi oil, - Author: Ahmed Chalabi
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#31. What's interesting is there are $12 billion of breaks in the energy bill that passed, yet we see that the sixth major oil companies in America last year made $1.1 trillion. - Author: Marty Meehan
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#32. The oil companies are gouging the American citizenry aggressively, relentlessly, and without any sense of conscience whatsoever. - Author: Maurice Hinchey
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#33. I can understand where the oil company wants to deduct the cost of drilling a well. That's one of the tax breaks for oil companies - the subsidies - they get to deduct the cost of the well the year you drill. - Author: Dan Benishek
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#34. I want millionaires and billionaires and Big Oil companies to pay their fair share. - Author: Elizabeth Warren
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#35. It's all part of the same ball of wax, right? The oil companies, Israel, Halliburton. - Author: Michael Moore
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#36. I took this 'how to build computers' course basically because I'm sick and tired of getting ripped off by cheesy computer companies. Software baffles me. I like hardware. I used to change my own oil, and now I want to build my own computer so I can have what I want. - Author: Pat Cadigan
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#37. We can't allow multinational oil companies boasting of record profits to gouge consumers ... We must do what we can to fix this problem. - Author: Stephanie Herseth
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#38. Just as tobacco companies have been obliged to pay the costs of helping people to quit smoking, and BP has had to pay for much of the cleanup of its oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, it is high time for the industry to at least split the bill for the climate crisis. - Author: Naomi Klein
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#39. Besides commercial benefits to the oil companies, equity oil abroad also provides national energy security. - Author: Dinsha Patel
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#40. There is no excuse-and we should call a spade a spade-for chemical companies and oil refineries using our major rivers as pipelines for toxic waste. There is no excuse for communities to use other people's rivers as a dump for their raw sewage. - Author: Lyndon B. Johnson
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#41. During the desperate depression of the 1980s, there were no oil and gas companies without net operating losses. - Author: George Kaiser
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#42. In his first speech as Speaker, Boehner thanked his loved ones - tobacco lobbyists, the oil companies, the CEOs. - Author: Jay Leno
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#43. Let us build a 21st-century rural economy of cutting-edge companies and technologies that lead us to energy and food security. Such an investment will revitalize rural America, re-establish our moral leadership on climate security and eliminate our addiction to foreign oil. - Author: Tom Vilsack
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#44. You have to work with the auto industry, the oil companies, you have to work to develop renewable fuel, whether it's solar or different kinds of fuel or whatever. - Author: Ted Danson
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#45. You've got the oil companies fighting Pope Francis. Fighting the scientists of the world. Fighting the governor of California. They are engaged in literally a life-and-death struggle, and I have no doubt who is going to be the victor. - Author: Jerry Brown
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#46. The oil companies are regulated by the federal government. They can't drill on land nor in American waters without permission from the feds. Many Republicans want to drill baby drill but what's the point if all the oil goes to China? Increased production obviously doesn't mean lower prices for us. - Author: Bill O'Reilly
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#47. If troubled companies want to explain away 2008 as a 'black swan,' then someone should take responsibility for creating the oil slick that seems to have tarred the entire flock! - Author: Andrew Lo
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#48. We've subsidized oil companies for a century. That's long enough. It's time to end the taxpayer giveaways to an industry that rarely has been more profitable, and double-down on a clean energy industry that never has been more promising. Pass clean energy tax credits. Create these jobs. - Author: Barack Obama
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#49. It seems that it is only in the United States that an almost masochistic attack on the position of its own oil companies exists. - Author: John J. McCloy
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#50. When you have countries that have a lot of minerals and diamonds and oil and are in business with companies from all over the world - but these companies don't share, really, their profits - this is called post-post-colonial. - Author: Claire Denis
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#51. So when you go up against the Far Right you go up against the big financial special interests like the Halliburtons of the world, the big oil companies, the big energy companies who work so hard to rip us off. - Author: Barbara Boxer
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#52. Today, public companies don't like the idea of conglomerates. People want to buy something in which they know where they are putting their money - into the food business or the oil and gas business. They don't want to put their money into a hodge-podge as a general rule. - Author: Jim Pattison
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#53. New Rule: Oil companies must stop with the advertisements implying they're friends of the environment. "At Exxon Mobil, we care about a thriving wildlife." Please
the only thing an oil executive has in common with a seagull is they'd both steal french fries from a baby. - Author: Bill Maher
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#54. There are going to be questions about what major oil companies are doing with all of the resources they're accumulating. They can't escape that. - Author: Pete Domenici
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#55. The oil companies regard nuclear power as their rival, who will reduce their profits, so they put out a lot of disinformation about nuclear power. - Author: James Lovelock
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#56. Unlike George Bush and his friends at the big oil companies, I'm going to work for a real energy policy for this country that decreases America's dependence on foreign oil and helps lower the costs to American families. - Author: John F. Kerry
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#57. Interestingly, the oil companies know very well that in less than 30 years they will not only be charging very high prices, but that they will be uncompetitive with renewables. - Author: Paul Hawken
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#58. Plot idea: 97% of the world's scientists contrive an environmental crisis, but are exposed by a plucky band of billionaires & oil companies. - Author: Scott Westerfeld
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#59. What led to September 11 is that most decision makers in the White House thought like you. They supported despotic regimes in the Middle East to multiply the profits of oil and arms companies, and armed violence escalated and reached our shores. - Author: Alaa Al Aswany
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#60. If you go into the Ecuadorian Amazon and you stick your hand in the ground, what you get is oil sludge. The oil companies continue doing whatever they please. - Author: Rafael Correa
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#61. There are growing concerns that oil companies are making too much in profits at the expense of consumers. - Author: Pete Domenici
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#62. Financial service providers act as the lubricating oil in the economy. They link consumers who want to invest their savings for a good return with companies who want to borrow on best terms for expansion. - Author: John Bruton
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#63. Unlike my opponent, I will not let oil companies write this country's energy plan, or endanger our coastlines, or collect another $4 billion in corporate welfare from our taxpayers. - Author: Barack Obama
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#64. Indeed one streak in our economy, we're missing the big oil companies. We're missing other big energy companies. We're missing the big picture, and I have a record of trying to go at the problems that actually exist, and I will continue to do that. - Author: Hillary Clinton
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#65. I think there's a point to regulating, because there are snake oil companies. - Author: Anne Wojcicki
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#66. All told, these profit levels have put the world's five largest publicly traded oil companies on track to earn more than $100 billion before year's end. Yet, at the same time that Big Oil's bottom line is going up, so are Americans' energy costs. - Author: Allyson Schwartz
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#67. The present oil crisis has not been produced by the oil companies. It is a result of government mismanagement exacerbated by the Mideast war. - Author: Milton Friedman
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#68. American oil companies - including Amoco, Unocal, Exxon, Pennzoil - have invested billions of dollars in Azerbaijan and plan to invest billions more. As a result, they have developed a strongly pro-Azerbaijan position. - Author: Stephen Kinzer
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#69. The profits of oil, coal, and natural gas companies will have to yield to the imperative of sustaining life on earth. - Author: Robert Pollin
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#70. This is an opportunity for the port and all of us to make a bold statement about how oil companies contribute to climate change, oil spills and other environmental disasters - and reject this short-term lease. - Author: Ed Murray
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#71. Even if gas prices fall, consumers will continue to be gouged at the pump the only thing that we can be sure rises faster that the price of gasoline is the skyrocketing profits of oil companies. - Author: Major Owens
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#72. A lot of American companies are now moving into Iraq. Iraq now has Pizza Hut, Subway, Taco Bell and Popeye's fried chicken. So, great, instead of oil for food, we're giving them oil in food. - Author: Jay Leno
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#73. First of all, I'm in favor of making price gouging a crime, and in fact, one the reasons I didn't vote for the Republican House version was because there were too many breaks for the oil companies. - Author: Marty Meehan
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#74. Why don't those damn oil companies fly their own flags on their personal property-maybe a flag with a gas pump on it. - Author: Smedley Butler
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#75. State companies winning deals because of government-to- government interaction has become a rule rather than an exception. This will increase competition for multinational companies in acquiring oil and gas assets. - Author: Arjuna Mahendran
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#76. If you look at the top 20 companies of the world, 19 of them are still brick-and-mortar companies. I have nothing against tech companies. What I am saying is that if you have a car manufacturer or an oil and gas manufacturer, you won't get the supply over the Net. - Author: Anil Ambani
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#77. Energy companies, such as Chevron and Shell, and oil producing countries, such as Kuwait and Venezuela, pump crude oil from their vast land holdings and sell it on the world market. - Author: Gary Miller
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#78. It's not terribly fun defending you (oil companies), but I do. - Author: Larry Craig
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#79. Twenty years ago, the top 100 companies in the Fortune 500 either dug something out of the ground or turned a natural resource (iron ore or oil) into something you could hold. Today, fewer than half of the companies on the list do that. The rest make unseemly profits by trafficking in ideas. - Author: Seth Godin
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#80. oil companies are nationalities. This plane oughta say EXXON on the side instead of U. S. Navy - Author: James W. Blinn
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