Also, don't confuse free cash flow with EPS. Chevron has a sweet cash flow. The accounting standards are a beautiful thing.
Where else can you get almost a 5% divy to reinvest while waiting for this to come back? a 25% ROI is still a gem even if it takes another 6 months or year. The dividends are just the icing on the cake.
You do realize the an average oil tanker is over 1500ft long right? So, with a nice buffer between ships, this would around 4 or 5 tankers to equal about two miles? Do you drama much? haha..