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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
09/23/2020 CITGO Lake Charles Update

Nearly four weeks after Hurricane Laura made a direct hit on Lake Charles, La., the region continues working toward a full recovery. CITGO, also, continues making critical repairs at its Lake...

Categories: Lake Charles, National
09/11/2020 CITGO Lake Charles Update

On August 26, Hurricane Laura came onshore in Cameron, Louisiana as a Category 4 hurricane, making a direct hit on the Lake Charles area. Prior to the storm's arrival and following our severe...

Categories: Lake Charles, National
08/28/2020 CITGO Announces Retirement of Corporate Controller Barry Treas

CITGO Petroleum Corporation announced today that Barry Treas, Corporate Controller, is retiring after a 40-year career with the Company. Bob Shoemaker, currently Manager Budgets and Performance...

Categories: Houston, National, Personnel
08/28/2020 CITGO Lake Charles Refinery Update

CITGO Petroleum Corporation today reported no safety issues or hydrocarbon releases arising from the direct impact of Hurricane Laura on its Lake Charles Manufacturing Complex. "We are pleased to...

Categories: Lake Charles, National
08/28/2020 CITGO® Marketer Freedom Oil Raises Donations for National and Local Charities

CITGO is proud to announce that Freedom Oil, a longstanding marketing partner, recently completed two successful fundraising drives for charitable organizations in the greater Warsaw area. From...

Categories: CITGO Fuels, National
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