CITGO Petroleum Corporation, a Delaware corporation with headquarters in Houston, refines, markets and transports gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel, lubricants, petrochemicals, and other petroleum-based industrial products. CITGO has 3,700 employees and is owned by CITGO Holding, Inc., an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA), the national oil company of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.
CITGO owns and operates three highly complex crude oil refineries located in Lake Charles, La. (425,000 barrels-per-day [bpd]), Lemont, Ill., (167,000-bpd) and Corpus Christi, Texas, (157,000-bpd). These refineries process approximately 285,000 bpd of Venezuelan crudes, including supplies from Orinoco Oil Belt upgraders. CITGO’s combined aggregate crude oil refining capacity of 749,000-bpd positions it as one of the largest refiners in the nation. The company owns and/or operates 48 petroleum product terminals, one of the largest networks in the country.
In 2014, CITGO sold a total 14.8 billion gallons of refined products. The company markets 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 nearly 6,000 branded retail outlets. CITGO markets jet fuel directly to airlines and produces a variety of agricultural, automotive, 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 products directly to various manufacturers and industrial companies throughout the United States.
CITGO believes in putting people first. The company’s social responsibility is driven by a fueling good philosophy of investing in people and improving lives in the communities where it operates—and beyond. In 2014, CITGO contributed millions of dollars and thousands of dedicated volunteer hours to worthwhile causes such as the CITGO-Venezuela Heating Oil Program, the CITGO Caring for Our Coast Program and numerous social development projects in the at-risk communities. From 2009 – 2013, the CITGO Fueling Good program helped nearly 250 charitable organizations and more than 100 teacher make a difference in their communities. As the largest corporate sponsor of the Muscular Dystrophy Association, CITGO and its Marketers and Retailers have raised more than $180 million since 1986. Since 2013, the CITGO Fueling Education Promotion has awarded nearly 200 teachers with $1,000 in school supplies. (www.fuelinggood.com)
CITGO Petroleum Corporation
P.O. Box 4689
Houston, TX 77210-4689