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PEMEX needs ten times as many workers to produce a barrel of oil as it takes XOM.

JLS:

Business-unfriendly, corruption-laden bureaucracy and political interventionism in most emerging nations. Exxon (NYSE:XOM) and emerging nation Mexico’s nationalized oil company PEMEX both produce about the same amount of oil. But PEMEX needs ten times as many workers to produce a barrel of oil as it takes XOM.