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2014-09-05 08:20:27

CITGO, 104.1 KRBE, the Houston Astros and The Harris County Sheriff's Office Collect Donations and Supplies Benefiting Hundreds of Local Students HOUSTON, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation and a host of Houston-area businesses and organizations teamed up to support the fourth annual CITGO Back-to-School Supply Drive to collect much-needed school supplies for Houston, Alief and Spring Branch school district students. On August 11, a public donation station was...

2014-08-26 08:33:18

North Carolina Marketer and CITGO Sponsor Local Blood Drive RED SPRINGS, N.C., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Aug. 2, CITGO Marketer John's Fuel Service and the CITGO Fueling Good Road Trip team hosted an American Red Cross blood drive at the Prospect United Methodist Church in Maxton, N.C. The event attracted more than 30 attendees, who gave one pint of blood each, an exceptional turnout for a rural area. Participants were entertained by CITGO Fueling Good Road Trip hosts Adam and...

2014-08-25 12:21:31

NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, July 31, Staten Island, N.Y. CITGO Marketers Capitol Petroleum Group and Certified Gasolines came together to promote and host their first golf tournament benefitting the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Ten groups played in the tournament at La Touretta Golf Course on Staten Island, raising more than $21,000 for MDA. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140825/139199 "This event in support of MDA is an excellent way for...

2014-08-22 12:22:02

Local CITGO Marketer Launches "Adopt A School" Program at Chambers Elementary KINGSTON, N.Y., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Marketer Warex Terminals Corporation and CITGO Petroleum Corporation have joined forces to launch an "Adopt A School" program that will benefit Chambers Elementary School in Kingston, N.Y. On Saturday, Aug. 23, Warex Terminals and CITGO will host a Customer Appreciation Event featuring the CITGO Fueling Good Road Trip team and Miss Mohawk Valley 2014...

2014-08-20 20:20:54

Local CITGO Marketer and Retailers Help Area Families with Medical Expenses STATEN ISLAND, N.Y., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Aug. 21, New York CITGO Marketer Certified Gasolines, CITGO Petroleum Corporation, local Staten Island CITGO Retailers and the CITGO Fueling Good Road Trip team are joining forces to donate $5,500 in CITGO Gift Cards to the Pediatric Center at Staten Island University Hospital (SIUH). Representatives from Certified Gasolines and Staten Island CITGO owners...

2014-08-12 08:33:55

Local CITGO Marketer Hosts Clean-Up Event at Detroit CITGO Station DETROIT, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Local CITGO Marketer Barrick Enterprises, Inc. and CITGO Petroleum Corporation teamed up to host a clean-up event at the H A&Z CITGO station located at 1841 E. State Fair in Detroit, Mich. More than 20 community members and Barrick employees gathered to remove graffiti, paint buildings and plant flowers at the station. "We were eager to host this clean-up project," said...

2014-08-11 08:24:22

Local Virginia CITGO Marketer Teams with Two CITGO Terminals to Benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association SOUTH HILL, Va., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Local CITGO Marketer Parker Oil Company and CITGO Petroleum Corporation recently joined forces to support the annual CITGO/Parker Oil Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Golf Outing. Recently, Parker Oil employees and representatives from CITGO terminal facilities in Richmond and Chesapeake, Va. joined MDA representatives, golfers...

2014-08-08 12:22:07

CITGO Lemont Refinery Employees Participate in 33rd Annual Bike MS: Tour de Farms DEKALB, Ill., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Team CITGO, the employee volunteer team at the CITGO Lemont Refinery, cycled between 35 and 200 miles to raise more than $28,000 in the 33rd Annual Bike MS: Tour de Farms Event hosted by the Greater Chicago-land Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society on June 21-22, 2014. Fifty-eight Team CITGO cyclists and volunteers participated in the ride and...

2014-08-07 12:22:23

Oceanic Expedition Part of Year-long Environmental Initiatives by CITGO HOUSTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The inaugural class of Nautilus Ambassadors - a graduate student and two educators from Corpus Christi, Texas and Lake Charles, Louisiana - will join scientists at sea aboard the Exploration Vessel E/V Nautilus from August 13-17. The newly-formed partnership between CITGO Petroleum Corporation and Dr. Robert Ballard's Ocean Exploration Trust (OET) made the Nautilus...

2014-08-05 12:33:34

HOUSTON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation has successfully completed a refinancing of its debt under highly favorable conditions that have enabled the company to reduce interest rate payments and extend its debt maturities to 2019-2022, CITGO President and CEO Nelson Martinez announced today. "The culmination of this process was possible through a very large team effort and the results speak for themselves," Martinez said. "CITGO is now in a much stronger...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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