HOUSTON, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- From now through Nov. 10, CITGO is giving away $34,000 in CITGO Gift Cards to consumers who visit one of nearly 500 CITGO branded stations in San Antonio; Atlanta; Tampa, Fla.; and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Pa., as part of the CITGO Good Stuff Giveaway.

During the six-week promotion, CITGO and its network of locally owned locations will give away 10 $100 CITGO Gift Cards weekly in each city for a total of 240 instant winners. All entrants will be automatically entered into a random drawing for one grand prize in each city: a year's supply of gasoline given in the form of $2,500 in CITGO Gift Cards.

"We are always looking for ways to help our Marketers and Retailers increase traffic to their CITGO branded locations, and the Good Stuff Giveaway is a great way to bring in more customers," said Gustavo Velasquez, vice president of supply and marketing for CITGO. "Additionally, it's another creative way to support these independent owners and help their local businesses thrive."

Customers can enter by visiting their participating local CITGO and scanning a QR Code or sending a text with the key word that can all be found on point-of-purchase materials. Nearly 50 independent CITGO Marketers across the four cities are participating in the giveaway and every CITGO-branded station in the four markets is included in the campaign.

CITGO, based in Houston, is a refiner, transporter and marketer of transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals and other industrial products. The company is owned by PDV America, Inc., an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A., the national oil company of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. For more information, visit www.CITGO.com.