"Penny-per-Gallon" Donation for Red Cross
Nov 5, 2001
In addition, CITGO has established an employee relief fund in which the Company will match dollar-for-dollar all contributions that employees make to the American Red Cross relief fund. The Company is also exploring additional ways of assisting with the relief effort.
""We are shocked and deeply saddened by those horrendous attacks and the tragic loss of lives,"" said Oswaldo Contreras, CITGO President & Chief Executive Officer. ""This is our way of coming together to help the victims and their families and friends of these tragic events. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of them,"" Contreras said.
CITGO Petroleum Corporation, based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is a refiner, transporter and marketer of transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals, refined waxes, asphalt and other industrial products. It is owned by PDV America, Inc., an indirect wholly owned susidiary of Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A., the national oil company of the Republic of Venezuela."