The World’s Biggest Oil Industry Scandals

What motivates the world more than oil and the mighty dollar? Nothing. With all the money that oil companies generate, their transactions can become as dirty as the oil itself.


From foreign affairs and oil spills to national scandals between petroleum companies and high-ranking politicians, oil is an American necessity that is full of dirty little secrets that span over almost a century. Money can cause corruption and greed. And the world of oil is full of all three. Next time you are filling your H2 Hummer, these scandals will give you a new outlook on gasoline, making you think twice about what is powering your vehicle.