Creating a Long Lasting Positive
Impact in Our Communities
Hess, ExxonMobil and CNOOC Limited, co-venturers in offshore oil development in the Stabroek Block, have announced formation of the Greater Guyana Initiative, a 10-year commitment of more than US$100 million to significantly expand capacity building efforts and promote sustainable economic development in Guyana.
“Guyana's future has never looked brighter, and we believe that the Greater Guyana Initiative will play an important role in making that promise a reality,” said Tim Chisholm, Hess Vice President for Guyana & Suriname.
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Hess provided funding to Prairie Grit Therapy to help purchase therapy equipment and needed supplies for the clinic. Located in the Minot YMCA, Prairie Grit Therapy is an inclusive and adaptive recreational and therapeutic facility. The environment provides opportunities for children living with physical and mental disabilities to enhance their quality of life.
Hess is donating $1 million to the Houston Harris County 2021 Winter Storm Relief Fund and $1 million to the Houston Food Bank following the severe winter storm that has significantly impacted communities already suffering from the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The company will also match donations made by employees through its matching gift program.
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For the fourth consecutive year, Hess participated in the Houston Fire Department’s “Operation Stocking Stuffer” toy drive. This year, Hess donated 7,000 2020 Hess Toy Trucks to help brighten the holidays for thousands of underprivileged children and families in the Houston community. Hess volunteers helped sort thousands of gifts, including the Hess Toy Trucks, in preparation for the toy giveaway this holiday season.
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For the third consecutive year, Hess is donating over 6,500 Hess Toy Trucks and STEM curriculum guides to every elementary school in North Dakota in partnership with the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction. We are proud to support North Dakota’s Strategic Vision for education and introduce students to different STEM concepts in a fun and engaging way.
Hess celebrates another successful year of the Hess Houston Corporate Run 5K. This year’s virtual event had 70 companies and more than 2,500 participants helping to raise $31,000 in charitable contributions. Congratulations to all of the award winners and thank you to everyone who participated in the 4th annual Hess 5K!
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Hess is making a $100,000 contribution to the Great Plains Food Bank to immediately help feed hungry seniors, children and families across North Dakota and western Minnesota. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an unprecedented increase of people needing food assistance. We are proud to be able to help support the well-being of our communities and thank all that are helping those in need due to COVID-19.
Hess provided two exemplary high school seniors pursuing a STEM degree with a $10,000 scholarship each as part of the Women’s Energy Network Foundation scholarship program. This program is committed to introducing young women to career opportunities in energy and helping to fuel the industry’s need for top talent in the future. Congratulations Aaliyah McAfee and Veronica Mendoza!
Hess is honored to be recognized as one of the Malaysia’s top corporate citizens by the American Malaysian Chamber of Commerce during the annual MY AMCHAM CARES event.
We are committed to the highest levels of corporate citizenship and to creating a long-lasting positive impact on the local communities in which we operate.
Hess is providing $40,000 to a new scholarship program in partnership with the North Dakota State Fair Foundation. Eight scholarships will be awarded to North Dakota high school seniors involved in 4-H or the Future Farmers of America (FFA) who plan to pursue a career in the oil and gas industry.