Latest Citgo Petroleum Corp. Stories

2011-04-26 11:20:00

LAKE CHARLES, La., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corp. has named the Calcasieu Women's Shelter of Lake Charles, La. the latest Fueling Good Grand Prize winner in the CITGO Fueling Good program. In recognition of its work providing shelter, support, and counseling to victims of domestic and sexual violence across Southwest Louisiana, the non-profit organization has been awarded a year's supply of quality CITGO fuel and a case of CITGO motor oil. (Logo:...

2010-10-18 07:30:00

HOULTON, Maine, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ark Animal Sanctuary in Houlton, Maine is the winner of a year's supply of quality CITGO fuel and a case of CITGO motor oil from the Fueling Good program, presented by CITGO Petroleum Corp. This non-profit, no-kill animal sanctuary that is dedicated to rescuing lost, injured and unwanted pets and connecting them with loving families across the community was named the Fueling Good Grand Prize winner in a nation-wide online vote. The fuel prize...

2010-09-21 07:30:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corp. and its network of local marketers and retailers are proud to continue their support of Smithsonian Magazine's 6th Annual Museum Day. On Sep. 25, 2010, more than 1,000 participating museums and cultural institutions across the country will open their doors free of charge. As a supporting sponsor of this program, CITGO encourages people to visit a local museum or historical site to help keep history and culture alive. "CITGO and our...

2010-05-10 09:08:00

HOUSTON, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 650 local CITGO retailers and marketers will gather in May to celebrate the rich heritage of CITGO while learning about the brand-building programs for the year ahead. The annual CITGO Retailer Meetings are a forum to share best practices about improving and growing Retailer businesses; learn about new products from leading convenience store vendors; and hear experts talk about trends in the industry that impact daily business. "Recognizing our...

2006-06-28 10:44:54

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Coast Guard said Wednesday it was making progress in reopening the Calcasieu Ship Channel in Louisiana, the main artery for fresh crude shipments to three oil refineries. The waterway has been blocked since an oil spill June 21, forcing the three refineries to cut fuel production and rekindling gasoline supply fears just before the travel-heavy July 4 holiday weekend. The U.S. Department of Energy said it would loan crude oil from the emergency...

2006-06-04 17:09:35

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Tankers were again sailing to the docks of three south Texas refineries on Sunday after a spill shut Corpus Christi harbor late last week, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Sunday. The refineries operated by Valero Energy Corp., Flint Hills Resources LP, and Citgo Petroleum Corp. were restoring production interrupted by problems caused by heavy thunderstorms early on Thursday morning. One of the problems was the spill of an estimated 250 barrels of runoff oil and...

2006-02-01 18:55:44

By Erwin Seba HOUSTON (Reuters) - A conservative religious group protesting the anti-U.S. criticisms of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is urging drivers to steer clear of gasoline sold by Citgo Petroleum Corp., the organization's chairman said on Wednesday. The American Family Association launched the boycott of Citgo, the U.S. refining and marketing branch of Venezuela's national oil company PDVSA, in an attempt to cut oil revenue flowing to the Venezuelan government of Chavez,...

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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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