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World Oil Featured on Network TV – Fox Business Channel
Fox Business: 1/29/2020
World Oil was featured on Manufacturing Marvels and nationally broadcast on Fox Business Network on January 29, 2020 and February 3, 2020.

ClearSign Announces World Oil Refining to Join Demonstration Project with Air District
PRNewswire: 12/6/2018
World Oil Refining, South Coast Air Quality Management District, and ClearSign to Collaborate on Duplex™ as Low Emissions Solution

Adventist Health to build new hospital in northwest Bakersfield 9/11/2018
Adventist Health will be building a new hospital in Northwest Bakersfield.

World Oil Community Open House Entertains and Benefits Hundreds
The Bulletin: 7/25/2018
Hundreds of parents and children converged on the facilities of Compton’s World Oil facility for a community celebration...

World Oil Choses Trammell Crow Co. to be the Master-developer
Commercial Property Executive: 10/18/2017
First Phase of Bakersfield Commons to Start in 2018...

World Oil and Trammel Crow Company Unveil Bakersfield Commons
World Oil Press Release: 10/17/17
New Lifestyle Center Will Serve as the Gathering Place for Bakersfield...

Jim Ennis Retires from World Oil
World Oil Press Release: 08/29/17
Chief Operating Officer of World Oil Environmental Services retires effective March 31, 2018...

Matthew Pakkala, CFO for World Oil Receives Award
Los Angeles Business Journal: 9/26/2016
LA Business Journal & RSM award Matthew Pakkala with the RSM Middle Market CFO of the Year Award for 2016.

City Moves Forward with Bakersfield Commons
ABC Channel 23: 8/31/2016
Plans for Bakersfield Commons project to be discussed Thursday

World Oil Holds Open House for Local Community
SB Wire: 8/5/2016
California's leading recycler of used motor oil and antifreeze holds its annual open house.

Revised Plans Unveiled for Bakersfield Commons 6/14/2016
Developers of a long-delayed real estate project generally northwest of Coffee and Brimhall roads have proposed substantial changes including a new hospital, a boutique hotel and senior housing, as well as many more apartments and far less retail space than envisioned just a few years ago.

What's Next with Bakersfiled Commons?
Bakersfield Californian: 3/5/2015
Developers are ready to move forward with the project...

Fortress Forges United Oil Acquisition
CSP Industry News: 7/8/2014
United Oil is the trade name for United El Segundo Inc. and Apro LLC. Apro is 50% owned by United, with the other 50% owned by World Oil Corp., a privately held company that owns and operates gas stations, refineries and other petroleum-related businesses in California.

Bernard B. Roth dies at 95; founder of South Gate-based World Oil Corp.
Los Angeles Times: 3/31/2011
Bernard B. Roth, founder of South Gate-based World Oil Corp. and an early promoter of self-service gas stations at a time when pumping your own gas was considered novel and possibly dangerous, has died. He was 95.

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