February 9, 1996 |
Faced with opposition from environmentalists and the community and the prospect of lengthy delays, Mobil Corp. said Thursday that it was pulling the plug on a novel proposal to drill for offshore oil from dry land in Santa Barbara. Mobil said it will abandon the Clearview project, first put forward three years ago, to drill into an underwater deposit of 155 million barrels of oil from a site onshore. "It was a business decision," said Shauna Clarke, a spokeswoman for Mobil's U.S.
January 23, 1996 |
"Philco TV Playhouse" and "Texaco Star Theater" on NBC. "General Electric Theater" and "Philip Morris Playhouse" on CBS. "Hallmark Hall of Fame," almost as old as television itself, which has been broadcast on NBC, ABC and CBS. There is history in the use of brand names in TV program titles. But never before on commercial-free PBS. At least not until now. On Feb.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 20, 1996
Cars lined the streets surrounding some Mobil gas stations when drivers took advantage of a temporary but drastic gas price reduction special. In Compton, as elsewhere, customers were delighted with the lower prices. "This is great, we really need more specials like this," said Martha Kemp, a convalescent caretaker who waited 15 minutes in a 13-car line on Long Beach Boulevard to fill up her car. "They'd better not run out of gas before I get there."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 27, 1995
Torrance attorneys announced Thursday that the city had filed 15 misdemeanor criminal counts against the Mobil oil refinery as a result of the October, 1994, blast that injured 28 workers and sent flames 40 feet into the air. Mobil faces up to $460,000 in fines if found guilty on the charges, which include willful failure to follow safety procedures and causing serious injury to six workers.