Signal Hill Petroleum, Inc. (SHP) has been selected as a finalist for the 2013 West Coast Oil and Gas Award in the Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative category.
According to the company, its entry outlined SHP’s ongoing philanthropic efforts, including the sponsorship of various recreational and educational programs, and it recently donated $250,000 to California State University Long Beach (CSULB) for the development of an environmental geochemistry laboratory. It has also invested more than half-a-million dollars and countless hours of volunteer and company time to supporting community organizations and events including schools, hospitals, chambers of commerce and nonprofit organizations, according to SHP.
“We are committed to serving our community through investing in education, community programs and philanthropic initiatives with the cities of Long Beach and Signal Hill,” said Dave Slater, chief operations officer and executive vice president of SHP.
“We are proud to be a supporter of the university and investing in our community.” The Oil and Gas Awards recognizes the advancements made by upstream- and midstream-sector companies of the oil and gas industries in the areas of environmental stewardship, efficiency, innovation, corporate social responsibility and health and safety.
Winners will be announced at the inaugural 2013 West Coast Oil & Gas Awards gala dinner in the Marriott Hotel Grand Ballroom in Bakersfield on Oct. 24. The complete list of finalists can be viewed at oilandgasawards.com . The judges, made up of a panel of 52 industry executives, reviewed more than 400 entries from 250 companies in 19 categories.