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Government Revenue from the Oil and Gas Industry
April 21, 2013 | ExxonMobil Perspectives

“The oil and gas industry pays the federal government approximately $86 million a day – or about $31 billion a year – in rents, royalties, bonuses and corporate taxes. That doesn’t even include the payments made at the local and state levels.”

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