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Big Oil's Alternative Energy Ads Scrutinized

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As oil and gas prices surge, oil companies are highlighting their investments in alternative energy sources with new ad campaigns. Exxon-Mobil, Chevron and BP are among the companies promoting their million-dollar investments. But one journalist says that's not much compared with the billions of dollars that the oil companies make.

Co-host Ari Shapiro talks to Beth Evans, managing editor of Platts OilGram News.

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