Big oil companies are failing to pay their fair share for oil and gas they’re drilling off our coasts. While Americans are struggling with high energy costs, the world's biggest oil companies reported $111 billion in profits - the highest ever on record. A loophole would allow oil and gas companies to cheat the federal government out of $9.5 billion in royalty payments over the next five years.
|Credit: Pat Bagley, Salt Lake Tribune|
What You Can Do
Send an email to your members of Congress urging them to co-sponsor companion bills H.R. 4749 and S. 2314, ensuring that oil and gas companies don't cheat the federal government and the American people out of royalties they owe!