Refineries lift oil giants’ profits

Chevron, Exxon Mobil report hefty fourth-quarter earnings

Posted: February 2, 2013 at 3:18 a.m.

Exxon Mobil Corp. and Chevron Corp., the largest U.S. energy producers, are increasing their profits with oil refineries that some analysts and investors urged them to divest as recently as last year.

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Business, Pages 30 on 02/02/2013