Does Exxon, or any other big oil company want little tin pot countries doing their own oil? Or, would they rather 'pay' a carbon tax, give money to these under developing people in exchange for them NOT doing oil?
damn are you paranoid ...
... how about the little country selling its OIL to Exxon
Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.
- Robert J. Hanlon.