As executives from Exxon Mobil (XOM +1%), ConocoPhillips (COP +2%), Chevron (CVX +0.8%) and...

|About: Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)|By:, SA News Editor

As executives from Exxon Mobil (XOM +1%), ConocoPhillips (COP +2%), Chevron (CVX +0.8%) and Shell (RDS.A +2.7%) maintain they can drill in deep water safely, House lawmakers criticize them for inadequate disaster-recovery plans that are a "carbon copy" of BP's (BP +3.8%). The same firm wrote the companies' plans and put in references to protecting walruses - which don't live in the Gulf of Mexico.