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Effects of the Moratorium on Implementation of Oil Royalty Rule

September 1, 1999 

 

DATA COMPILED BY: USPIRG, Project On Government Oversight,
Taxpayers for Common Sense,
Friends of the Earth, Green Peace, Ozone Action 

Who Does the Moratorium Hurt?


These groups receive the proceeds
generated from federal lands.
They suffer when big oil gets its way.

American Taxpayers
State Share Including Education
Land and Water Conservation Fund
Reclamation Fund
Indian Tribes


 

Not the Independent Oil Producers

These 40 companies are the richest in the industry.
Those who benefit from the moratorium include:

Exxon CEO Compensation
Lobbying Expenditures
Campaign Contributions
$26,732,000
$5,215,000
$814,000
ARCO CEO Compensation
Lobbying Expenditures
Campaign Contributions
$8,173,000
$5,500,000
$702,000
Chevron CEO Compensation
Lobbying Expenditures
Campaign Contribution
$9,193,000
$3,999,000
$794,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Who Does the Rule Really Affect?

 


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