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CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 13, 2009
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Washington: Armen Keteyian) The drop in oil drilling despite record oil profits examined; details given from a GAO report on oil & gas leasing; oil profit statistics cited. [September 3, 2008, RNC's Michael STEELE - calls for drilling.] [American Petroleum Inst. John FELMY†- explains why the leases are not used; comments on low profits in the last quarter of 2008.] [GAO's Frank RUSSO†- says resources are undeveloped.] [Energy investment banker Matthew SIMMONS†- predicts an oil shortage & prices will skyrocket.] A statement from ExxonMobil on new supplies of energy quoted. [Consumer advocate Dan WEISS - says big oil is swimming in profits.]

Couric, Katie;
Keteyian, Armen

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