1997

Pickens Fuel Corp., forerunner of Clean Energy Fuels, opens doors in Seal Beach, CA. Pickens Fuel Corp buys SoCal Gas Company’s 33 natural gas fueling stations for $3.6 million.
During the second half of the year, Pickens Fuel Corp. sells the equivalent of 2 million (GGEs) gallons of gasoline in natural gas fuel. 15 underperforming stations are closed.