There’s Nothing Crude About This Investment

By Alex Boulden Fun fact: The U.S. ended 2018 as the world’s top crude oil producer, shipping 11.99 million barrels per day (bpd) to surpass Russia and Saudi Arabia.

But this production growth hasn’t come without environmental costs. There were two major oil spills in the U.S. last year. And who can forget the 2017 Keystone XL pipeline fiasco in South Dakota?

Now one of the world’s largest tech companies is helping the world’s largest publicly traded oil and gas company “clean up” its act, spelling good news for shareholders.

Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Exxon Mobil (NYSE: XOM) announced a groundbreaking pact recently. Microsoft …read more

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