We support many worthy causes related to our community, local education, and the industry through engagement, direct funding, and in-kind donations, as well as through employee participation and volunteering. Reflective of our culture of responsibility, community outreach is done in the spirit of our commitment to be a responsible corporate citizen.

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Fostering
Education

We believe that education has the power to dramatically strengthen the communities where we operate. Each year, we participate in various educational and recruitment outreach programs: local university job fairs, career expos, and internship opportunities, and middle school and high school educational sessions and career days. Learn more about the ways we build career awareness through the Kern County Career Expo and our Summer Hire Partnership with Taft high school’s Oil Technology Academy.

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Building Sustainable Relationships

Colorado’s Uinta Basin is home to a portion of our operations, and we recognize and respect the rights, cultures, interests, and aspirations of indigenous peoples affected by our activities. We are committed to pursuing long-term and sustainable relationships with indigenous nations in and around our operations.

Corporate Support & Involvement
We acknowledge our collective duty to the communities in which we operate, and are honored to support the following local organizations:
  • American Cancer Society 
  • American Legion 
  • Arts Council of Kern 
  • Assistance League of Bakersfield
  • Bakersfield College 
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Kern County 
  • California Dental Association Foundation 
  • California Forward 
  • CASA of Kern County 
  • Epilepsy Society of Kern County 
  • Flood Ministries Bakersfield
  • Golden Empire Gleaners
  • Hoffman Hospice 
  • Kern Community Foundation 
  • Kern County Museum Foundation 
  • Optimal Hospice Foundation 
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California 
  • Taft College Foundation 
  • Taft Chamber of Commerce 
  • Taft Union High School District 
  • The Fort Preservation Society 
  • The League of Dreams 
  • The Mission at Kern County