Thanks. I should have looked for this one on Snopes before I 
sent it.

Biofuel@sustainablelists.org wrote:
> You all probably know this, but in case some don't, the 
following 
> can help in choosing which ones you might decide to boycott:
> 
> Major companies that import Middle Eastern oil : 
> Shell............................. 205,742,000 barrels 
> Chevron/Texaco......... 144,332,000 barrels 
> Exxon /Mobil............... 130,082,000 barrels 
> Marathon/Speedway... 117,740,000 barrels 
> Amoco............................62,231,000 barrels 
> 
> Some large companies that do not import Middle Eastern oil: 
> Citgo.......................0 barrels 
> Sunoco.................0 barrels 
> Conoco.................0 barrels 
> Sinclair.....................0 barrels 
> BP/Phillips............0 barrels 
> Hess........................0 barrels 
> ARCO.......................0 barrels 
> 
> All of this information is available from the Department of 
Energy 
> and each is required to state where they get their oil and how 
> much they are importing. 

*sigh*

Yet another hoax.

First of all, the numbers are flat out wrong. Second, even if they 
were 
correct, oil is a fungible commodity, rendering any such boycott 
meaningless.

http://www.snopes.com/politics/business/saudigas.asp

jh

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