Big Oil in California Politics

Lobbying Expenses

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Total
AERA Energy $128,740 $115,399 $266,718 $281,569 $253,818 $235,419 $350,181 $349,170 $1,335,941 $540,910 $758,686 $333,299 $4,949,848
BP $1,156,938 $699,158 $587,255 $554,075 $697,359 $752,624 $761,680 $649,643 $604,992 $324,537 $332,533 $227,805 $7,348,599
Chevron $1,007,854 $1,528,716 $1,651,115 $1,509,511 $1,532,927 $2,315,220 $3,069,512 $2,595,113 $3,950,445 $4,282,216  $3,982,671 $3,008,922 $30,434,223
CIOMA $118,127 $151,776 $163,750 $93,743 $96,150 $96,149 $92,882 $92,024 $93,516 $104,777  $121,922 $123,455 $1,348,272
CIPA $173,094 $227,804 $165,404 $194,710 $341,301 $279,525 $360,095 $404,634 $382,451 $447,666  $518,377 $568,287 $4,063,348
ConocoPhillips $423,466 $602,211 $452,184 $475,198 $529,554 $791,140 $653,724 $319,011 $50,917 $18,410 $47, 658 $20,409 $4,383,884
Exxon $100,930 $338,721 $267,604 $497,746 $350,249 $415,759 $451,243 $422,685 $478,131 $699,363 $703,564 $302,639 $5,114,091
Fueling California $- $- $- $- $78,654 $167,467 $144,905 $182,855 $72,917 $-  $22,875 $250 $718,299
Occidental $199,224 $206,072 $234,597 $248,781 $318,366 $370,450 $498,972 $505,537 $562,905 $622,950  $- $- $3,767,853
Phillips 66 $- $- $- $- $- $- $- $452,482 $822,717 $1,572,027  $1,483,032 $669,614 $4,999,871
Shell $655,755 $688,072 $403,318 $302,618 $359,719 $497,068 $567,595 $394,307 $317,666 $349,995  $677,004 $285,336 $5,498,453
Californians for Energy Independence $- $- $- $- $- $- $- $- $- $703,750 $178,830 $- $882,580
Californians Against Higher Oil Taxes $- $- $- $- $- $- $- $- $- $126,295  $- $- $126,295
Californians Against Higher Taxes $- $- $- $- $- $- $- $- $255,333 $382,102  $90,042 $14,199 $741,677
California Resources Corporation $- $- $- $- $- $- $- $- $- $8,385 $473,413 $474,872 $956,669
Tesoro $73,199 $41,878 $53,186 $54,850 $55,776 $55,319 $55,806 $55,459 $91,639 $488,247  $585,670 $660,810 $2,271840
Valero $108,511 $182,724 $18,058 $41,537 $69,750 $81,000 $133,756 $45,780 $108,923 $587,192  $631,099 $117,905 $2,126,236
WSPA $3,130,034 $3,522,607 $4,865,024 $5,722,771 $5,331,493 $4,013,813 $4,273,664 $5,698,917 $4,670,010 $8,883,535  $10,949,150 $7,769,513 $68,830,529
Total $7,275,873 $8,305,137 $9,128,213 $9,977,111 $10,015,114 $10,070,953 $11,414,016 $12,167,617 $13,798,504 $20,190,731  $21,556,526 $14,577,314 $148,562,564

 

Campaign Contributions

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Total
AERA Energy $75,000 $32,834,243 $- $- $200,000 $350,000 $- $250,000 $- $3,468,351 $- $800,000 $37,977,594
BP $12,150 $3,061,500 $21,000 $34,999 $22,260 $23,750 $21,000 $17,200 $12,750 $488,150 $406,849 $441,605 $4,563,213
Chevron $1,260,399 $41,549,001 $1,205,608 $3,429,321 $1,751,494 $7,628,946 $1,166,048 $6,018,390 $1,782,323 $9,874,263 $3,436,932 $6,445,543 $85,548,268
CIOMA $96,049 $134,642 $72,262 $111,402 $112,869 $117,262 $75,744 $87,819 $73,403 $93,117 $93,094 $112,224 $1,179,887
CIPA $44,872 $192,593 $59,020 $100,997 $97,470 $213,924 $320,556 $204,800 $224,233 $3,200 $- $- $332,498
ConocoPhillips $232,075 $13,447,998 $158,290 $368,099 $236,910 $1,018,174 $252,700 $157,850 $- $- $- $- $5,872,096
Exxon $45,000 $165,000 $- $58,000 $163,500 $470,700 $48,500 $63,500 $50,000 $378,500 $48,00 $35,500 $11,562,200
Occidental $104,200 $9,826,300 $137,000 $198,650 $431,450 $1,267,300 $256,850 $1,003,720 $500,649 $3,378,061 $- $- $17,104,180
Phillips 66 $- $- $- $- $- $- $- $20,081 $333,450 $356,295 $226,183 $1,061,135 $2,391,944
Shell $- $48,462 $115,213 $- $310,000 $286,000 $- $112,000 $95,000 $100,000 $100,000 $105,000 $1,271,675
Tesoro $72,579 $117,775 $16,500 $188,874 $123,500 $2,067,650 $185,185 $173,549 $137,800 $754,500 $1,075,546 1,689,998 $6,603,506
Valero $- $74,312 $- $- $- $5,060,184 $- $- $- $500,000 $2,185,000 $105,498 $8,892,505
California Resources Corporation $- $- $- $- $- $- $- $- $- $10,000 $972,250 $917,900 $1,190,0150
WSPA $- $- $- $- $- $- $- $- $- $- $- $- $0
Total $1,867,324 $58,617,583 $1,784,892 $4,490,343 $3,249,453 $18,153,890 $2,326,583 $7,858,909 $3,209,607 $19,404,487 $8,843,854 $11,714,403 $142,254,473

 

Gifts (political expenditures)

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Total
AERA Energy $266,718 $281,569 $453,818 $585,419 $350,181  $599,170  $1,335,941  $4,009,261  $758,686  $1,133,299  $9,774,060
BP $608,255 $589,074 $719,374 $776,374 $782,680  $666,843   $617,742   $812,687  $739,382  $669,410  $6,982,066
California Resources Corporation $- $- $- $- $- $-  $-   $18,385  $1,445,663  $1,392,772  $2,856,819
Californians Against Higher Oil Taxes $- $- $- $- $-  $-  $-   $126,295  $-  $-   $126,295
Californians Against Higher Taxes $- $- $- $- $- $-   $255,333   $382,102  $90,042   $14,199  $741,677
Californians for Energy Independence $- $- $- $- $- $-  $-   $703,750   $178,830  $-  $882,580
Chevron $2,856,723 $4,938,832 $3,284,421 $9,944,166 $4,235,560  $8,613,504  $5,732,768  $14,156,479  $7,419,603  $9,454,465  $70,636,521
CIOMA $236,012 $205,145 $209,019 $213,411 $168,626  $179,843  $166,919   $197,895   $215,016  $235,679   $2,027,564
CIPA $165,404 $194,710 $341,301 $279,525 $432,495   $404,634  $401,884   $450,866   $518,377  $568,287  $3,757,483
ConocoPhillips $610,474 $843,297 $766,464 $1,809,314 $906,424   $476,861  $50,917   $18,410  $47,658  $20,409  $5,550,230
Exxon $267,604 $555,746 $513,749 $886,459 $499,743   $486,185  $613,587   $1,077,863  $751,564  $338,139  $5,990,640
Fueling California $- $- $78,654 $167,467 $144,905   $182,855  $72,917 $48,375  $22,875  $250  $718,299
Occidental $371,596 $447,431 $749,816 $1,637,750 $755,822   $1,509,257   $1,063,554   $4,001,011  $-  $-  $10,536,237
Phillips 66 $- $- $- $- $-  $867,363   $1,156,167   $1,928,322  $1,709,215 $1,730,749  $7,391,815
Shell $518,531 $302,618 $783,068 $783,068 $567,595  $506,307   $412,666   $449,995  $777,004  $390,336  $5,377,839
Tesoro $69,686 $243,725 $179,276 $2,122,969 $240,991  $229,008   $229,439   $1,242,797  $1,661,216  $2,350,808  $8,569,916
Valero $175,308 $202,184 $230,200 $5,289,284 $236,356  $172,330   $220,838   $1,087,192  $2,816,099  $223,404  $10,653,194
WSPA $4,865,024 $5,722,771 $5,331,493 $4,013,813  $4,273,664   $5,698,917  $4,670,010   $8,883,535  $10,949,150  $7,769,513  $62,177,888
Total $11,011,336 $14,527,103 $13,527,547 $28,509,019  $13,595,043  $20,593,077  $17,000,682  $39,595,218  $30,100,379 $26,291,717  $214,751,121