Record Prices Mean Record Profits for Oil Companies Aug. 11, 2005 — As American consumers increasingly feel the pinch at the pump, oil companies have watched their profits soar.
Oil industry awash in record levels of cash
RECORD OIL INDUSTRY PROFITS SQUEEZE HOUSEHOLD BUDGETS
Oil companies rake in record profits in spite of falling production.
-- I better hurry off to work! So many bills! So little money! $40 just to fill my gas tank! Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!