HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Motiva has pledged $500,000 to support disaster recovery efforts in Houston and Port Arthur after Tropical Storm Harvey’s devastating impact over the past several days. In addition, the company will match employee contributions as part of the company’s internal-giving programs.
Funds will be distributed to Houston Mayor Turner’s Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief Fund, American Red Cross and other organizations to assist with disaster recovery efforts in both the Houston and Port Arthur, Texas communities.
“While Tropical Storm Harvey has caused unprecedented destruction to our community, it has also illustrated the Texas spirit,” said Dan Romasko, Motiva’s president and chief executive officer. “We are proud to be headquartered in such a remarkable state and are honored to join with our fellow Texans to support the rebuilding efforts on our journey of recovery.”
Working in coordination with agencies in charge of cleanup activities and with the safety of employees in mind, Motiva will be assessing opportunities and supporting employee volunteer efforts to aid in local recovery efforts after the storm subsides.
About Motiva Enterprises LLC
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Motiva refines, distributes and markets petroleum products throughout the United States. Motiva owns and operates North America’s largest refinery in Port Arthur, Texas with a crude capacity of more than 600,000 barrels a day. The company also operates the country’s largest lubricant plant for both consumer and commercial use. Under exclusive, long-term brand licenses with Shell and Phillips 66 (for the 76® Brand), Motiva’s marketing operations support more than 5,200 retail gasoline stations. Motiva is wholly-owned by affiliates of Saudi Aramco.