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11/13/2020 CITGO Reports Third Quarter 2020 Results

The Company's third quarter results were driven by the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, which affected the refining industry as a whole, and were further affected by an eight-week...

Categories: Financial, Houston, National
10/30/2020 CITGO Simón Bolívar Foundation responds to false Maduro regime accusations

Recent false accusations made by representatives of Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro regime against the Simón Bolívar Foundation, the private non-profit foundation of CITGO Petroleum Corporation (CITGO), demand a clear response. The Foundation categorically rejects these allegations regarding the Foundation's charitable activities and its President, Ms. Mariela Poleo; they are completely false and unfounded.

Categories: Simon Bolivar Foundation
10/29/2020 CITGO Appoints John Zuklic, a Phillips 66 Financial Veteran, as Chief Financial Officer

The Board of Directors of CITGO Petroleum Corporation appointed John Zuklic as Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), reporting to CITGO President and CEO Carlos Jordá,...

Categories: Houston, National, Personnel
10/27/2020 CITGO Corpus Christi Refinery Earns Prestigious 2019 ENERGY STAR® Certification

Refinery is one of two in Texas recognized for superior energy performance by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

10/19/2020 CITGO Marketers/Store Owners, Michigan Athletics and Michigan State Athletics Raising Money for Charities

For the second consecutive season, CITGO marketers and store owners, the University of Michigan Athletics (U of M) and Michigan State University Athletics (MSU) are raising funds to benefit local...

Categories: CITGO Fuels, Houston, National
10/10/2020 CITGO Lake Charles Update

On Oct. 9, Hurricane Delta came onshore near Creole, La. as a Category 2 hurricane, just six weeks after Hurricane Laura took a similar path. Residents and our employees in the Lake Charles area, who are still recovering from Laura, endured winds near 100 mph which, this time around, were accompanied by heavy rain. 

10/08/2020 CITGO Foundation Announces Grant Agreement with the International Federation of Red Cross

The Simon Bolivar Foundation, the 501(c)(3) private foundation of CITGO Petroleum Corporation, has entered into a grant agreement with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent...

Categories: National, Simon Bolivar Foundation
10/02/2020 Breaux Petroleum Products And CITGO Announce Partnership To Support Lake Charles Recovery

Breaux Petroleum Products and CITGO have announced a partnership that has supplied frontline workers with a truckload of Mystik Bar & Chain Lubricant and Mystik JT-4 Lawn & Garden 2 Cycle Engine...

Categories: Lake Charles
09/30/2020 CITGO Contributes to Local Back to School Fair

Employees at the CITGO Lemont Refinery partnered with Catholic Charities Diocese of Joliet on its annual Back to School Fair by donating approximately 10 boxes of school supplies for students in need.

Categories: Lemont
09/29/2020 Letter from Luisa Palacios Regarding Refocusing of Board Duties

Dear CITGO community, when I agreed to assume the role of Chairwoman of CITGO in early 2019, the situation required us to focus our attention on three critical goals: to invigorate the company’s governance and management, strengthen the balance sheet and financial resilience, and help the company navigate through a series of legal challenges.

Categories: Houston, Personnel
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