There is a heritage and history behind ARCO that is now a part of the American traveler’s landscape since the early 1970s.
Some notable Arco dates.
1982: ARCO ends credit card sales.
1984: ARCO becomes leading gasoline marketer in the West.
1989: ARCO introduces EC-1 Regular, the nation's first environmentally engineered fuel.
1991: ARCO's emission-control gasolines are credited with removing over 100 million pounds of pollutants from Southern California air.
1994: ARCO's Los Angeles refinery completed modifications to meet federal Clean Air Act requirements for gasoline and stationary emissions.
ARCO cost reduction program announced with $400 million in annual savings (compared to 1993) by 1996.
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