LEMONT, Ill.—March 15, 2022 — CITGO Lemont Refinery has been named Large Business of the Year by the Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce and Industry. CITGO was presented with the award at the chamber’s Annual Awards & Celebration of Success event recently held at The Renaissance Center in Joliet, IL. The chamber recognizes local businesses for their accomplishments and community involvement each year at the event.

Dennis Willig, CITGO Lemont Vice President and General Manager stated, “We are honored to be recognized by the Joliet Region Chamber and to receive such as prestigious award.” Willig added, “CITGO is committed to helping the local economy stay strong, not only through providing quality products, but also through the hardworking people who refine, market, and transport them.”

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, CITGO Petroleum Corporation is a recognized leader in the refining industry with a well-known brand. CITGO operates three refineries located in Lake Charles, La.; Lemont, Ill.; and Corpus Christi, Texas, and wholly and/or jointly owns 38 active terminals, six pipelines and three lubricants blending and packaging plants. With approximately 3,300 employees and a combined crude capacity of approximately 769,000 barrels-per-day (bpd), CITGO is ranked as the fifth largest, and one of the most complex independent refiners in the United States. CITGO transports and markets transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals and other industrial products and supplies a network of approximately 4,400 locally owned and operated branded retail outlets, all located east of the Rocky Mountains. CITGO Petroleum Corporation is owned by CITGO Holding, Inc.