HOUSTON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation was recently recognized by American Commercial Lines Inc. with its Marine Environmental Stewardship Award.
The award recognized ACL customers that safely handled over two billion gallons of chemicals, petroleum products, and other liquid cargoes with the barge transportation company in 2013.
"At CITGO, we are proud to receive an award that shows that we work hard to operate our businesses safely and as good stewards of the environment. We comply with environmental regulations and serve as guardians of our natural resources and environment," said CITGO Vice President, Government and Public Affairs, Rafael Gomez. "We are proud to work with ACL, sharing our commitment to safety and protection of the marine environment," he added.
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.
CONTACT: CITGO, Tel. 832-486-1489, Facsimile 832-486-1814