Turning Black Gold Into Real Gold
Nothing like a little sweetener for your Texas Tea, huh? Not that it's a surprise, but the mega-corporation "benefited from high oil and gas prices and demand for refined products." So much for the doom-and-gloom predictions for American energy concerns in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
When the going gets tough, the tough pass the pain along to the consumer, but at least Wall St. is happy. Think about that next time you have to write out a crippling check for your heating bill this winter.