ExxonMobil earned almost $16 billion last quarter [PDF], up nearly 50 percent from the second quarter of 2011.
That’s $5.3 billion a month. About $176 million a day. $7 million an hour — almost three times as much as the average college grad earns in a lifetime. The company also very likely pays less in taxes than you do.
Hopefully, CEO Rex Tillerson feels better now.
Via Bill McKibben.