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Ardmore Refinery
The Valero Ardmore Refinery has gone through numerous upgrades since its purchase by Valero in 2001. The refinery has been continuously modernized over the years with the objective of processing heavier, sour crudes while maintaining a high product yield establishing the refinery as a leader in the production of clean-burning fuels, especially in the Oklahoma region. In addition to production and processing, the refinery also has more than 2.4 million barrels of refined product storage.
  • Originally constructed in 1913 with numerous expansions occurring since then
  • One of six refineries acquired in the purchase of Ultramar Diamond Shamrock in 2002
  • Total throughput capacity of approximately 90,000 barrels per day (BPD)
  • Produces a wide range of petroleum products including gasoline, kerosene, jet fuel, sulfur, diesel, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), propylene, butane and others
  • In total, produces approximately 37,000 BPD of gasoline and 20,000 BPD of distillates, and is one of the largest suppliers of performance-grade asphalt to Oklahoma and Texas
  • Located on 722 acres outside of the city of Ardmore, Okla.
  • Access to four major pipelines that transport crude from local and international sources to the refinery
  • Refined products transported via pipelines, rail cars and trucks
  • Employs approximately 290 individuals
Awards & Honors
  • NPRA Awards:
    • Meritorious
    • Gold Award
    • Award for Safety Achievement – 1,000,000+ employee hours
    • Award for Safety Achievement – 1+ years
  • National Safety Council Awards:
    • Perfect Record Award
    • Occupational Excellence Achievement Award
    • Milestone Award
    • Million Work Hours Award
  • Hours worked since last recordable accident – 1,884,787 (914 days)
  • Hours worked since last lost-time accident – 2,163,813 (1,207 days)
  • OSHA VPP Region VI Star of Excellence, Region VI, April 2009
  • Three SGEs (Special Government Employee) who assisted OSHA with five VPP audits in 2008
  • Currently mentoring the USAF base in Altus, Okla., to be a VPP Star Site
  • Two members of Ardmore’s BST (Behavioral Science Technology) Steering Team members of the National Steering Committee
Community Activity
  • Donated $206,310 to the United Way of South Central Oklahoma
  • Visited 24 United Way Agencies this past year
  • Hosted Annual United Way Employee Chili Cookoff
  • Nominated 11 organizations to receive donations totaling $192,000 from the Valero Benefit for Children Golf Classic
  • Participated in six on-site blood drives, donating hundreds of pints of blood for the Southern Oklahoma Blood Institute
  • Visited area nursing homes, brightening patients' days with Valentine’s Day gift bags
  • Participated in local Martin Luther King Day Parade
  • Participated in the March of Dimes WalkAmerica!
  • Participated in the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life
  • Volunteered at the local Soup Kitchen for three weeks
  • Sent care packages to troops in Iraq
  • Participated in the Toys for Tots annual drive
  • Organized a “Lunch With Santa” event for 200 underprivileged children
  • Provide a math mentoring program with many local schools
  • Provide a “Pumpkin Patch” for more than 700 area elementary-school children
  • Participate in ongoing “Cell Phones for Life” program all year, donating used cell phones for the disabled and women of domestic violence
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Contact Us
Ardmore Refinery
Hwy 142 Bypass and East Cameron Road
Ardmore, Oklahoma  73401
(580) 223-0534
Community Relations
Send Email(210) 345-2000