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E&B is Community Energy

Our Values

E&B is committed to conducting business lawfully, ethically and in a socially and environmentally responsible manner. We believe in giving back to make the communities a better place. Employee health and safety will not be compromised. The physical environment in which we operate is respected at all times. We protect the flora and fauna in and around our field operations. We employ modern technology and a well-trained workforce to eliminate discharges, reduce waste, use materials efficiently, and encourage recycling in all our operations. We comply with all applicable environmental, health and safety laws.

Our Story

E&B has grown rapidly in the last decade by employing the balanced approach of mature field revitalization, acquisitions, and exploration. The company optimizes and develops existing and acquired assets and implements thermal enhanced oil recovery and other technologies to expand existing oil production. We actively seek and acquire producing properties and/or leases with significant growth potential. We provide management support and services to others including Angus Petroleum Corporation and Hillcrest Beverly Oil Corporation (HBOC).

“E&B Natural Resources is truly a company that represents the very best of giving back to the community and caring for the needs of others.”

- Bonnie Carroll, TAPS President and Founder

Innovative Environmental Conservation

Long before one of the longest and most severe droughts in California, E&B incorporated water conservation solutions at the new Oildale based headquarters. Since traditional landscaping can consume 50-70 percent of overall water use, E&B’s resulting Xeriscape landscaping significantly reduces this consumption and presents an attractive community aesthetic.

​To create this innovative design, E&B looked to one of our employees, who is also a landscape artist. “My vision was to create something that bloomed year-round, included botanically interesting shrubs and trees, and is appropriate for our Bakersfield climate,” said David Schwartz, winner of “the Best Use of Color” by the California Landscape Contractors Association of Kern County.

Empowering Youth for a Bright Future

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Learning from Experience: E&B is proud to participate in a summer internship program that exposes high school students to quality careers that span the educational spectrum. Longtime educator Debra Maxie, former Vice Principal, Crawford High School, San Diego, CA and California Student Aid Commissioner (CSAC), “Truly appreciates being a part of the program” that empowers youth to have a bright future. 

Through collaboration with other public and private sector partners, E&B provides funding for paid summer internships and real-world work experience for graduating seniors from several California school districts. Interns develop tangible skills and a practical understanding of industry opportunities that can help lead to well-paying careers.

Knowledge through Engagement: E&B arranged opportunities for students to learn about energy and tour oil industry operations. Students from the San Diego Unified School District and Cuyama Valley High School toured operations of E&B oil operations. Students from Los Angeles High Schools and Cuyama Valley elementary schools attended educational energy exhibits thanks to E&B. To help ignite the interest and encourage the imaginations of nearly 200 Carson-based Stephen M. White Middle School students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), our company provided transportation for them to attend the STEMStarts Festival at West LA Community College.

Excellence In Social Responsibility

E&B’s enduring commitment to social responsibility is driven by the dedication to community betterment that is deeply and proudly embedded in the company’s corporate culture. This commitment remains steadfast throughout oil industry economic fluctuations.

Honoring our Veterans: In recognition of their tremendous sacrifice, E&B raised over $200,000 to support the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (T*A*P*S). TAPS delivers emotional support, grief and trauma resources, casework assistance, and connections to community-based care to people grieving the death of a loved one resulting from American military service. 

Holiday Happiness: Through our company headquarters in Oildale, since 2011 E&B has donated over 500 Christmas trees, gift cards and decorations to families in the local community. E&B also participated in Oildale’s Halloween Trunk or Treat for the last two years.

E&B has also proudly supported numerous other organizations and events including:

Azusa 1st Annual Operation Gobble
Bakersfield July 4th Community Celebration
Bakersfield Energy Festival
Bakersfield Houchin Community Blood Bank
Boys and Gir
ls Clubs
Carson Annual Turkey Give-Away
Carson High School
Cuyama Branch Library
Cuyama Valley Booster Club
Cuyama Valley High School
Kern County East Rotary - Valley Fever
Kern Environmental Education Program
Kern Literacy Council
Kinder Vision Foundation
McKittrick Schools Parents Club
Women’s Leadership Breakfast held in Wilmington

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