ExxonMobil Beaumont, Tri-Con provide fuel to support Hurricane Laura Recovery
BEAUMONT, Texas –The ExxonMobil Beaumont Refinery and distributor Tri-Con announced today a combined donation of nearly 15,000 gallons of Synergy gasoline™ and Synergy Diesel Efficient™ to support Hurricane Laura recovery efforts in the Orange and Vinton communities. The donated gasoline and diesel will be produced at the Beaumont Refinery, and Tri-Con will transport the fuel to the impacted areas for distribution to emergency responders.
“We feel very blessed that Beaumont was spared from Hurricane Laura,” said ExxonMobil Beaumont Refinery Manager Ryan Bucholtz. “We are happy to be able to help our neighbors in Orange and Vinton in this time of need, and are thankful for all of the emergency responders who are working hard to help these communities recover. As soon as we learned of the need for fuel in Orange and Vinton, we made the commitment to help.”
The leaders of the two cities who will benefit from the fuel conveyed their thanks and appreciation. “I would like to sincerely convey my appreciation to ExxonMobil for this generous donation to our community,” said Larry Spears, Jr., Mayor of Orange. “Our community has sustained significant damage and ExxonMobil’s support brings hope in this time of need.”
“We appreciate ExxonMobil’s commitment to the smaller communities,” said Kenneth Stinson, Mayor of Vinton. “It is heartwarming that ExxonMobil thought of us, and this donation will help our city and our citizens get back on our feet after this devastating hurricane.”
The fuel delivery process to Orange and Vinton began on Sept. 4.