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Lemont Refinery

The Lemont, Ill., refinery is a strategic supplier of transportation fuels, particularly in the upper Midwest. The refinery has crude processing capacity of 177,000 barrels per day (bpd) and manufactures several grades of gasoline, diesel, jet fuel and high-quality hydrocarbon solvents used in the production of paints, adhesives and coatings.

Plant Details-Lemont

Geographic Size: 1100 acres
Ship Channel Docks: 1
Waste Water Treatment Plants: 1
Avg. Gasoline Production Capacity: 95,200 bpd
Avg. Crude Capacity: 177,000 bpd

Products Produced

Liquid Petroleum Gas
Premium Gasoline
Jet Fuel
#1 Diesel Fuel
Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel
High Quality Hydrocarbon Solvents
Decant Oil
Petroleum Coke

Industries Served

Retail and Commercial Fuel
Aviation Fuel
Industrial Fuels
Cooking and Camping Fuels
Heating and Lighting Fuels

More than$418MEconomic Impact on the Community
More than$340KPaid in Income and Insurance Taxes
More than$18.5MPaid in Property Taxes
Based on 2020 figures.

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Lemont Refinery Employee


The employees at the Lemont Refinery have a long history of giving back to their community through volunteering their time and charitable giving. Through TeamCITGO, employees have volunteered thousands of hours supporting local charitable and community programs. For decades, Lemont Refinery employees have come together to make a difference in the community, whether it is replenishing their local food pantries, or helping with clean up efforts each year at the Shady Oaks Camp for people with disabilities.

Lemont Community Employees Volunteering

Since the 1970’s, we have supported the United Way of Will County through our annual employee giving campaign, corporate donations, and various fundraising events. We support the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) by holding fundraisers each year including the annual Golfing for a Cure event. We also support the Multiple Sclerosis Society by participating in the annual Bike MS: Tour de Farms. Additionally, through our CITGO STEM Innovation Academies and community outreach with local schools, we encourage students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.


The Lemont Refinery is committed to safety and environmental stewardship. We are proud of the industry leadership position we have attained and continue to be recognized year after year with numerous safety awards. We strive to improve the water and air quality in our community through process improvements and projects.

Each year, we participate in Lemont’s Household Recycling Event helping them collect materials such as motor oil, antifreeze, and flammable liquids for proper recycling and safe disposal. The Lemont Refinery also holds an annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day for employees, diverting thousands of pounds of materials from landfills each year.

ESG Report


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