CITGO Madison Terminal Representatives Enhance Classroom Experience
Apr 30, 2009
For 11 years, the sixth-grade students of
Recently, more than 160 six-grade students completed the exercise. Their classroom presentation focused on the “well-to-wheels” process of oil exploration, refining and distribution, while the terminal tour focused on equipment, processes and protection of the environment.
“The adopt-a-class program with
“One of the most important things we try to convey to the students is how CITGO and other oil companies are dedicated to protecting our environment,” said Gehris. “By showing them such things as the advanced vapor traps and contamination prevention systems around the terminal, we hope the students will understand the importance of protecting our environment as we provide fuel for the surrounding communities.”
The petroleum industry has played a key role in the McFarland community since the first pipelines were constructed in the 1950s. Early terminal operations were integral in the growth of the
“The CITGO Terminal’s engagement with
In addition to the annual adopt-a-class program and terminal visit, CITGO Madison Terminal Employees participate in the Senior Exit Interview process, which provides guidance and career advice to graduating
CITGO owns and operates three terminals in
CITGO, based in
For more information on CITGO operations in
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