Signal Hill Petroleum Honored with Multiple Awards for Social Responsibility

Local oil and gas company Signal Hill Petroleum (SHP) has been honored with three corporate responsibility awards in their role as a self-defined “leading producer of sustainable gas and oil.”

The 2013 West Coast Oil and Gas Awards Ceremony, held this year in Bakersfield, gave the company its Corporate Social Responsibility Award for their series of programs that contribute to community betterment. Specifically noted in the recognition was their Long Beach Movies at the Park, which has garnered $125,000 in donations from SHP for the Long Beach Food for Kids Program.

Screen Shot 2013-11-26 at 12.33.15 PM33rd District Senator Ricardo Lara also recently honored SHP, along with 22 other businesses, with his Excellence in Business Award.

“We’re honored to receive the Excellence in Business Award from Senator Lara,” said Dave Slater, COO of Signal Hill Petroleum, in a statement. “Oil production is a major driver to the American economy. Our mission is to ensure American energy security, American jobs and American prosperity through investing in our local community.”

Lastly, SHP was honored by the City of Signal Hill as the 2013 Celebrated Business Sponsor at the annual Community Services Department Volunteer & Sponsor Awards and Recognition Banquet. In total, SHP has donated $140,000 to the community’s parks and recreation programs, a feat that the City formally recognized at its event.

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Brian Addison has been a writer, editor and photographer for more than a decade, covering everything from food to politics to urban transportation and housing. In 2015, he was named Journalist of the Year by the Los Angeles Press Club and has since garnered 12 nominations and an additional win for Best Political Commentary. Born in Big Bear, he has lived in Long Beach since college. Brian currently serves as a columnist and editor for the Long Beach Post.