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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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