Oil & Gas

CITGO Announces Donation of 50,000 Barrels of Diesel to Puerto Rico Relief Efforts

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HOUSTON, October 2, 2017/3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation, an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A., announced today that it will donate up to 50,000 barrels of diesel to Puerto Rico. The donation is to assist the federal, state and local authorities in providing services to those afflicted by Hurricane Maria’s devastating path.

CITGO Awards Grants for Restoration Programs in Celebration of National Estuaries Week

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HOUSTON, September 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ - For the third year in a row, CITGO Petroleum Corporation has awarded eight grants to local government agencies and nonprofits in celebration of National Estuaries Week, which took place Sept. 16-23. Through a partnership between CITGO and Restore America’s Estuaries (RAE), each grant will fund the organization’s restoration programs, environmental clean-ups, tree plantings and educational events. 

The following eight groups are CITGO grant program recipients:

CITGO Corpus Christi Sponsors Ready or Not Foundation’s Luncheon in Support of Pediatric Cancer Research

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, September 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CITGO Corpus Christi is supporting Ready or Not Foundation’s efforts in pediatric cancer research by sponsoring this year’s Best Dressed Luncheon on Sept. 21 at the Solomon P. Ortiz International Center. Childhood brain tumors are the leading cause of death in pediatric cancer patients under the age of 19, and the Ready or Not Foundation aims to increase awareness and raise funds for vital research. 

CITGO Rewards McNeese Business College Students With Scholarships

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SULPHUR, La., September 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CITGO Lake Charles looks for opportunities to award deserving local students for academic excellence and recently awarded $5,000 in scholarship funds to McNeese State University Business students. The MSU business scholarship recipients each received a $1,000 scholarship towards their college education – a share of the $5,000 scholarship funds that CITGO awards to Business students annually. 

CITGO STEM Scholarships Help Houston Students Pursue Higher Education

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HOUSTON, September 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation awarded scholarships to 20 Houston students who plan to pursue a university-level degree in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). As part of a long-term commitment to furthering STEM education across the country, CITGO granted scholarships to exceptional students who demonstrate the potential to take the STEM industry to the next level following their educational pursuits. 

CITGO Lemont Refinery Recognized for STEM Contributions in Local Schools

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LEMONT, Ill., September  12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - During the May board meeting, School District 113a recognized the CITGO Lemont Refinery for its support of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) initiatives in their schools.    

CITGO Announces Donation to Assist Hurricane Harvey’s Relief Efforts in Corpus Christi and Surrounding Areas

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, September 07, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CITGO Petroleum Corporation announced today that it has made a donation of $500,000 to the Coastal Bend Community Foundation to assist local authorities in providing services to those afflicted by the Hurricane’s devastating path. The donation is in addition to potable water and fuel the company has already donated to local residents and first responders.

CITGO Awards Scholarships to Spring Branch ISD Students Pursuing STEM Degrees

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HOUSTON, September 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CITGO Petroleum Corporation is providing 15 high school graduates from Spring Branch Independent School District (ISD) with scholarships that will help them pursue degrees in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) at four-year accredited universities. CITGO also awarded STEM scholarships to Alief and Houston ISD graduates this spring to help foster academic excellence in STEM among Houston-area students. 

CITGO Lemont Refinery Awards STEM Scholarships

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LEMONT, Ill., July 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Each year, as a part of the CITGO STEM Talent Pipeline Program, the Lemont Refinery gives back to the community by awarding college scholarships to deserving high school students at each of the three area highs schools---Lemont, Romeoville, and Lockport Township.  

In order to be considered, applicants must show interest in pursuing a degree in a STEM-related discipline (science, technology, engineering, or mathematics), be in good academic standing, and demonstrate leadership abilities.

TeamCITGO Celebrates 30 Years of Volunteering in SWLA

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SULPHUR, La., July 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ – TeamCITGO volunteers and their families, local elected officials, agencies that TeamCITGO serves, and local business leaders recently gathered at the West Cal Events Center to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the employee-led volunteer group. TeamCITGO is the volunteer organization of the CITGO Lake Charles Refinery and was the first established employee-led industrial volunteer group in the area, donating thousands of community service hours to local charitable organizations throughout the last three decades.


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