Guess What Oil Execs Make

Industry bigwigs are grilled by the Senate
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted May 21, 2008 8:19 PM CDT
Oil company executive, J. Stephen Simon of Exxon Mobil, left, accompanied by fellow executives, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 1, 2008.   (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
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(Newser) – Big Oil executives today were grilled by the Senate on soaring prices, and Sen. Patrick Leahy asked for their salaries, the AP reports. Here's what they said:

  • J. Stephen Simon, Exxon: $12.5 millon.
  • John Lowe, ConocoPhillips: Did not recall
  • Peter Robertson, Chevron: Did not recall.
  • John Hofmeister, Shell, $2.2 million.
  • Robert Malone, BP America, $2 million.