Energy IQ, Day 3: Fueling Our Nation's Economy
Jane Van Ryan
Posted July 1, 2009
The oil and natural gas industry makes many important contributions to the U.S. economy, but specifically:
How much do oil companies pay in income taxes as a share of their income?
Test your Energy IQ to answer this question and others, and watch the video below to see what other people thought about how much companies pay in taxes.
Also, in 2008, the industry earned 5.7 cents on each dollar of sales while the federal government, states and Indian tribes received about $22 billion from oil and natural gas production.
Check back tomorrow for another question to test your energy knowledge.
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