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Responsibility, Community Mar 16, 2020

Aera implements COVID-19 control measures to keep people and communities safe

Coronavirus concerns bring workplace and community restrictions, but production will continue to deliver the oil that Californians depend on Fewer visitors to Aera facilities. More employees working from home. Restricted business travel. Cancellations of company events. These are among the measures Aera implemented March 13 to help stem the spread of the coronavirus, which was […]

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Oil in Everyday Life Mar 13, 2020

California policymakers must come to terms with the state’s fossil-fuel reality

Despite laws mandating carbon emissions, California’s fossil-fuel consumption continues to grow. Should our oil demand be met by local production or foreign imports? By Dr. Christopher Thornberg, Beacon Economics California has been a leader in reducing carbon emissions and promoting renewable energy for nearly 15 years. Major achievements include the Global Warming Solutions Act of […]

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California in good hands with our facilities engineers

These high-tech professionals use their problem-solving skills to develop and hone the projects and processes that deliver energy It’s been just six years since Rachel Wiechman graduated from the Colorado School of Mines with dual degrees in mechanical and civil engineering. But already she’s working to reduce power consumption on pumps and designing new pipelines […]

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Oil in Everyday Life Mar 13, 2020

Did You Know?

Over the past four decades, California’s oil production has fallen by over 50% while demand for oil has increased. Oil consumption is significantly higher today than it was in the early 1980s largely due to the state’s growing population and residents’ longer commutes. This has led to an increased reliance on imported oil to satisfy […]

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Members of the Oildorado board gather with employees from Aera's Midway Sunset location at the March 3 announcement of Aera's $25,000 event sponsorship.
People of Aera, Community Mar 13, 2020

The countdown begins for Taft Oildorado Days

October’s 10-day event gets a little help from Aera Energy It only happens every five years. But when Taft throws a bash to celebrate its heritage, economic lifeblood and community spirit, the party lasts for 10 days. Taft Oildorado Days will take place Oct. 9-18 in the west Kern County town, where oil has been […]

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People of Aera, Community Mar 13, 2020

CSU-Fresno geoscience majors see why Aera’s Coalinga oilfield rocks

On the university’s first visit to the field, students also heard about petroleum geology as a career Drawn by the terrain’s unique outcropping formations, 35 geoscience majors from California State University-Fresno made their first-ever visit to Aera’s Coalinga oilfield. Students from the university’s upper-division Sedimentology and Stratigraphy class got a close look at the multiple […]

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