ConocoPhillips Announces More Than $273,000 in Grants to Local Organizations in North Dakota
April 10, 2019 | View PDF
DICKINSON, N.D. – ConocoPhillips today announced the presentation of $273,275 in charitable grants to 17 organizations in North Dakota.
Each year, ConocoPhillips invests in local communities through charitable giving, employee volunteering and sponsorships. This year's donations are primarily targeted toward education, conservation, first responders and other local services. They also include a $100,000 donation to the Prairie Pothole Joint Venture that protects, restores and enhances high-priority wetland and grassland habitat to help sustain bird populations.
"At ConocoPhillips, we believe it's important to build strategic relationships with organizations in the areas where we live and work," said Peter Bazin, Williston operations and maintenance superintendent. "All of our philanthropic contributions this year are going to organizations that provide vital services to the local communities in North Dakota through local services or conservation, and we are pleased to be able to support their efforts."
ConocoPhillips has offices in Dickinson and Watford City, North Dakota. This year's grant recipients are: Able, Best Friends Mentoring Program, Dickinson Fire Department, Dickinson Public Schools Regional After School Program, Farm Rescue, Foundation for Community Care, Gateway to Science, Great Plains Food Bank, Heart River Elementary School, Hilltop Heritage Foundation, Killdeer Saddle Club, McKenzie County Healthcare Systems, McKenzie County Public School District, North Dakota Natural Resources Trust, North Dakota Petroleum Fund, Prairie Pothole Joint Venture, and the Southwest ND Museum Foudation.
ConocoPhillips is the world's largest independent E&P company based on production and proved reserves. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ConocoPhillips had operations and activities in 16 countries, $70 billion of total assets, and approximately 10,800 employees as of Dec. 31, 2018. Production excluding Libya averaged 1,242 MBOED in 2018, and proved reserves were 5.3 billion BOE as of Dec. 31, 2018. For more information, go to http://www.conocophillips.com.