Aera employees work to improve communication with the Spanish-speaking community. But finding the right word isn’t always easy. In every county where Aera operates, Spanish is the primary language in many households. That can make it difficult for Aera to share information about the oil and gas industry with community residents. But a team of […]Read more
As Kern County Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Mary Barlow and her staff serve and support 47 districts with 278 schools serving over 190,000 pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade students. In January, Dr. Barlow was one of dozens of speakers who addressed the Kern County Board of Supervisors in support of the local oil and gas industry. Here, she shares her message.Read more
An independent oil company based in Bakersfield, Hathaway LLC operates in six oil and gas fields, all located in Kern County. Owner and founder Chad Hathaway also is co-founder of Kern Citizens for Sustainable Government and the Kern County Energy Foundation. He serves on the board of California Independent Petroleum Association.Read more
Aera Energy participated with an estimated 4,000 people in the third annual Women’s March Kern County.
Held Jan. 18 at Central Park in downtown Bakersfield, the march celebrated what organizers called “the power of diverse women.”Read more
Oil and gas operations don’t significantly impact air quality in the rural communities of Lost Hills and Shafter.
That’s according to preliminary data from recent studies by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and San Joaquin Valley Air Pollition Control District (SJVACD).Read more
Students in the Math, Engineering and Science Achievement (MESA) program at West Hills Community College (WHCC) in Coalinga know about tight quarters and limited resources.Read more