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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 personnel
Awards & Honors
  • Earned Valero Chairman's Safety Award for 2014, after recording no recordable employee injuries or Tier 1 process safety events
  • Received two American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) awards for 2014:
       o Meritorious Safety Performance Award, with a  Total Recordable Incidence Rate (TRIR) of 0.0 
       o Award for Safety Achievement, 1+ years without a lost workday case involving days away from work
  • OSHA VPP Region VI Star of Excellence, Region VI
  • Three SGEs (Special Government Employees) who assisted OSHA with VPP audits
  • Earned the Valero Chairman's Environmental Award for 2013
Community Activity
  • Employees pledged more than $203,000 to the United Way of South Central Oklahoma for 2015
  • Nominated 22 organizations to receive donations totaling of $195,000 in 2014 from the Valero Texas Open Benefit for Children. Recipients included:
       o American Iron Riders
       o Arbuckle Area Council, Boy Scouts of America
       o Ardmore Day Nursery Inc.
       o Bikers Against Child Abuse
       o Boys and Girls Club of Wilson Inc.
       o C/SARA Foundation Inc.
       o Carter County CASA
       o Cities in Schools Inc.
       o Community Children's Shelter & Family Service Center Inc.
       o Dickson Foundation for Excellence in Education Inc.
       o Girl Scouts-Western Oklahoma Inc.
       o Girls on the Run of Southern Oklahoma Inc.
       o Gloria Ainsworth Child Care & Learning Center
       o HFV Wilson Community Center
       o Hickory Creek Child Center
       o McAlester Scottish Rite Charitable & Foundation
       o Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children Inc.
       o Take Two Alternative Education Services of Southern Oklahoma Inc.
       o The Family Shelter of Southern Oklahoma
       o The Grace Center of Southern Oklahoma Inc.
       o The Reading Room
       o YW8 Inc.
  • Employees logged 1,221 volunteer hours in 2014 for a variety of projects
  • Current and past activities include:
       o United Way agency visits
       o United Way Employee Chili Cookoff
       o Blood drives for Southern Oklahoma Blood Institute
       o Valentine's Day gift bags for nursing homes
       o Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade
       o March of Dimes WalkAmerica!
       o American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life
       o Soup Kitchen volunteering
       o Care packages for troops overseas
       o Toys for Tots drive
       o “Lunch With Santa” event for underprivileged children
       o Math mentoring program with local schools
       o “Pumpkin Patch” for area elementary-school children
       o “Cell Phones for Life” program, donating used cell phones for the disabled and women of domestic violence
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Ardmore Refinery
Hwy 142 Bypass and East Cameron Road
Ardmore, Oklahoma  73401
(580) 223-0534
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