CITGO Lake Charles Refinery

Built in 1944, the CITGO Lake Charles Refinery is the largest of the three CITGO refineries as well as the fifth-largest refining facility in the United States. As a recognized leading manufacturer of high-quality transportation fuels and petrochemicals, the Lake Charles Refinery is positioned to offer Southwest Louisiana communities plenty of support. Through Team CITGO, employees, retirees, their families and friends donate countless hours of their time to local charitable and community projects. Additionally, the Lake Charles Refinery is a recognized leader in donations to local agencies. For more information, please visit https://www.citgorefining.com/Lake-Charles.

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Social Impact & Volunteering

CITGO Pitches in to Support Communities Impacted by Hurricane Ida
In the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, CITGO stepped up to provide ongoing support to affected communities to help mitigate the storm's immediate impact and assist them as they work to recover and rebuild.

Social Impact & Volunteering

Bess the Book Bus and CITGO Deliver Books to Southwest Louisiana Children
CITGO Petroleum Corporation and mobile literacy program, Bess the Book Bus, delivered books to young students in Southwest Louisiana at J.D. Clifton Head Start, Vincent Settlement, College Oaks, Kaufman and Brentwood Elementary schools

Education

CITGO Equips Local High Schools With CPR Kits for Required Curriculum
The CITGO Lake Charles Manufacturing Complex recently contributed CPR kits to two local high schools through its support of the American Heart Association (AHA).

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

AWO Presents Inaugural Safety Award to CITGO Petroleum Corporation's Lake Charles Marine Department
Yesterday, The American Waterways Operators' Tankering & Barge Operations Subcommittee presented AWO affiliate member CITGO Petroleum Corporation's Lake Charles, La. Marine Department and facility with the subcommittee's inaugural safety award.

Environment

CITGO E-Recycle Day Keeps 9 Roll-Off Boxes of Unwanted Electronics Out of Landfills
Hundreds of Southwest Louisiana residents recycled their unwanted electronics at the annual CITGO E-Recycle Day Saturday at the McNeese Cowboy Stadium parking lot.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

CITGO Lake Charles Employees Adopt Families and Donate Gifts During the Holidays in SWLA
CITGO Lake Charles Refinery employees contributed monetary donations and gifts to local families during the 2017 Christmas season through Southwest Louisiana charities and CITGO Partner in Education, E.K. Key Elementary School. Employees raised more than $8,000 to purchase holiday presents and household necessities for the families.

Education

CITGO Rewards McNeese Business College Students With Scholarships
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.

Social Impact & Volunteering

TeamCITGO Celebrates 30 Years of Volunteering in SWLA
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.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

CITGO Lake Charles Refinery Receives Highest Award from LMOGA
Recently, the CITGO Lake Charles Refinery received the Pelican award by the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association (LMOGA) at the organization’s annual meeting in New Orleans.

Environment

CITGO Earth Keepers Program Plants Trees at Local Schools
In January, representatives from the CITGO Earth Keepers recycling program planted trees at participating local schools to recognize students and teachers for recycling.

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