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CITGO and Bess the Book Bus Deliver the Joy of Reading to Southwest Louisiana Children for Sixth Consecutive Year

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SULPHUR, La., March 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ – This February, mobile literacy program Bess the Book Bus brought the joy of reading to young students throughout Southwest Louisiana, with the help of CITGO Petroleum Corporation. CITGO Lake Charles Refinery employees assisted in the distribution of free books to pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and first grade students, as well as to other young residents of the area, as part of Bess the Book Bus’ nationwide tour this year.
 

Recognizing World Water Day

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World Water Day 2017 asks the question "Why Waste Water?" and highlights the linkages between water, wastewater, and sustainable development. At Weatherford, we are committed to doing business in a sustainable manner and protecting the environments in which we live and operate. In line with this commitment, we are observing World Water Day on March 22 to encourage the proper management of water resources by reducing, reusing, and recycling water wherever possible.

Eyeing New Technology for Pipeline Leak Detection

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Testing New Tech in the Real World

Not unlike speed skating, the pipeline business is a high-tech, high-performance industry. And thanks to one complex and evolving piece of equipment, the similarities don’t stop there.

In 1998, an innovative university research project quickly led to the founding in 2003 of a Calgary-based company focused on real-time video analytic applications in hospitals, airports and wildlife settings – in addition to its usefulness in tracking lanes for speed skating.

Supporting the Rodeo Run for Education

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Weatherford is a proud partner of the 30th annual Rodeo Run presented by ConocoPhillips, a Houston tradition which has awarded over $4.8 million in college scholarships to Texas high school students through the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Educational Fund since its inception. 

As a Gold Spur sponsor, we were glad to see our employees join thousands of runners and volunteers to raise money for college scholarships.

Team of CITGO Athletes to Compete in the 121st Running of the Boston Marathon

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HOUSTON, March 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ - When the 121st running of the Boston Marathon begins on April 17, 25 CITGO Petroleum Corporation representatives and employees will be ready to run.

International Women’s Day: Launching Diversity Initiative

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In honor of the United Nations International Women’s Day yesterday, we are pleased to announce that Weatherford will be launching a diversity and inclusiveness initiative in 2017 to celebrate our diverse culture and provide our employees with resources to succeed.

Advancing Women in Energy

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Weatherford is committed to diversity, in all the forms that that may take. This commitment is based on a genuine belief that a diverse workforce engenders diverse perspectives that are additive to our business culture. All of our programs are designed to promote access, inclusion, and equity with the ultimate aim of building a sustainably diverse organization at all levels.

Handbook Helps Texas Homeless Youth Understand Legal Rights

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On March 2, 2017, The Texas Appleseed Board of Directors hosted a reception to honor Weatherford for the Company’s partnership in creating the Texas Homeless Youth Handbook.

In a joint pro bono effort, Weatherford, Texas Appleseed and Baker & McKenzie partnered to create a guide to help homeless youth better understand their legal rights, responsibilities and resources. Texas is the fourth state in the U.S. to have this particular resource, found at www.homelessyouth.org/texas.

CITGO Helps Bring Mobile Literacy Program Bess the Book Bus to Corpus Christi Area for National Reading Month School Visits

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas. – March 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ In celebration of National Reading Month, CITGO partnered with mobile literacy program Bess the Book Bus to give out free books to hundreds of Corpus Christi children this February.

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