Ardmore Refinery
One Valero Way
Ardmore, OK 73401
(580) 223-0534


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 2001
  • 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, Oklahoma
  • Access to four major pipelines that transport crude oil from local and international sources to the refinery
  • Refined products transported via pipelines, rail cars and trucks
  • Employs approximately 290 personnel

Awards & Honors

  • Received the prestigious Elite Silver award from American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) in 2016, recognizing the top 5 percent of member refiners across a range of occupational and process safety indicators. Also earned:
    • Meritorious Safety Performance Award, with a Total Recordable Incidence Rate (TRIR) of 0.0
    • Award for Safety Achievement (Hours), 1,630,497 hours without a lost workday case involving days away from work 
    • Award for Safety Achievement (Years), two years without a lost workday case involving days away from work

Community Activity

  • Pledged more than $285,000 to the United Way of South Central Oklahoma for 2018, with additional donations and a company match projected to bring total plant contributions to approximately $428,000
  • Distributed $240,000 in 2017 to 26 area children’s charities from the Valero Texas Open and Benefit for Children
  • Holds many volunteer events logging more than 2,700 total hours annually