July 2, 1992 |
Changes Requested in AQMD Smog-Credit Trading Plan: Calling the South Coast Air Quality Management District's proposed smog-credit trading plan "simplistic," Atlantic Richfield Corp. suggested changes at an AQMD workshop that would make the program easier for businesses to comply with. George H.
March 22, 1988 |
Republican presidential candidate Pat Robertson canceled a Monday night appearance in Riverside, Calif., to go to Dallas ahead of schedule for unstated reasons, a campaign spokeswoman said. Robertson attended a late-morning private forum sponsored by Atlantic Richfield Corp. in Los Angeles and was to have attended the Full Gospel Businessman's Fellowship Dinner at the Rain Cross Square Convention Center in Riverside.
September 19, 1985
An Arco service station and mini-market at 1002 Manhattan Beach Blvd. lost its bid to remain open 24 hours a day after the City Council this week upheld the Board of Zoning Adjustment's denial of a conditional-use permit. The zoning board's denial in July said lighting, traffic and noise from a 24-hour operation would have an adverse impact on nearby residences. Although an acoustical engineer retained by the Atlantic Richfield Corp.
February 9, 1999
* Atlantic Richfield Corp.'s unit in Indonesia said it will slash its work force in half, to 900 workers, within six months because of low oil prices and sluggish economic growth. Arco Indonesia warned that though the current round of reductions would be voluntary, it might have to implement involuntary cuts. The unit of Los Angeles-based Arco is Indonesia's largest natural gas producer for the domestic market. * Royal Dutch/Shell Group said it's in talks with Nigeria to invest $1.
July 21, 2000 |
An agreement on a new cleanup at an abandoned Sierra sulfur mine that has polluted nearby streams for years was announced Thursday by the federal Environmental Protection Agency. Keith Takata, head of the EPA's Superfund program for the Pacific Southwest, said his agency reached the Leviathan Mine agreement with California's Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board.
August 9, 2000 |
BP Amoco posted a 164% jump in second-quarter profit to $3.6 billion, or 17 cents a share, thanks to higher oil and gas prices, better refining margins and continued cost savings. Earnings from Atlantic Richfield Corp., which BP Amoco acquired in April, also contributed to the performance. London-based BP Amoco said it trimmed costs by $1 billion by merging with Arco, achieving half of its annual target for cost savings. It spent $2.4 billion on capital expenditures, up 35% from last year.