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Media Contacts

All media enquiries related to CITGO operations, businesses and activities may be submitted to the Media Relations Team. The Media Relations team can only answer queries from members of the media.

Corporate
April Andrews
1-800-486-5250
press@citgo.com

CITGO Corpus Christi
Christina Cisneros-Guzman
1-361-844-4120
ccisner@citgo.com

CITGO Lake Charles
Dana Keel
1-337-708-8039
dankeel@citgo.com

CITGO Lemont
Chris Brown
1-630-257-4531
cbrown6@citgo.com

Company Profile

CITGO, based in Houston, is a refiner, transporter, and marketer of transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals and other petroleum-based industrial products. The company is owned by CITGO Holding, Inc., an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A., the national oil company of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.

With the support of 3,500 employees, CITGO owns and operates three highly sophisticated crude refineries located in Lake Charles, La. (425,000 barrels-per-day [bpd]), Lemont, Ill., (167,000-bpd) and Corpus Christi, (157,000 bpd). Our refineries process approximately 200,000 BPD of Venezuelan crude, including high-quality and environmentally-resourced supplies from the Orinoco Oil Belt. The combined aggregate crude oil refining capacity of 749,000-bpd positions CITGO as one of the best-branded supplier companies in the industry. Also, CITGO owns or operates 48 terminals, nine pipelines and three lubes blending and packing plants, with a storage capacity of over 22 million barrels-one of the largest networks in the country.

In 2016, CITGO sold approximately 13.6 billion gallons of refined products. The company markets quality motor fuels to independent marketers who consistently rate CITGO as one of the best branded supplier companies in the industry. CITGO branded marketers sell motor fuels through more than 5,300 independently owned, branded retail outlets.

CITGO markets jet fuel directly to airlines and produces a variety of consumer, commercial, industrial and private label lubricants which are sold to independent distributors, mass marketers and industrial customers as well as other clients. In addition, the company sells petrochemicals and industrial solvents directly to various manufacturers and industrial companies throughout the United States.

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