Drilling into Big Oil's big job claims

Townhall.com Staff

4/25/2012 5:27:00 PM - Townhall.com Staff

Big Oil is about to report big profits this week.

So the industry is trying to focus people on a different story -- that it is a big jobs producer, worthy of its tax breaks and public appreciation in this time of still high unemployment.

This week, the industry went on the offensive, saying that one in ten of the new jobs created in America in 2011 were oil jobs.