The Valero Ardmore Refinery is located in Oklahoma, approximately 100 miles south of Oklahoma City and 100 miles north of Dallas. The refinery predominantly receives Permian Basin and Cushing-sourced crude oil via third-party pipelines. Refined petroleum products are transported via rail, trucks and the Magellan pipeline system.

By the Numbers


Ardmore By the Numbers

  • ~ 280 employees
  • 90,000 barrels per day (bpd)
  • Processes sweet and sour crude oil into gasoline and diesel
  • OSHA Voluntary Protection (VPP) Star site since 2004
  • American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) Innovation Award recipient for 2022
  • Contributed more than $962,900 for the 2024 United Way campaign


Valero tanker truck

Refinery Products

The Valero Ardmore Refinery processes sweet and sour crude oils into gasoline, diesel and asphalt.produces Bwin sports bettinga wide range of petroleum products, including:

  • Gasoline
  • Diesel
  • Asphalt

Snapshots of Ardmore Refinery & Community

In Our Community

Ardmore Employees Give Back

Back of Valero volunteer t-shirt

Community Support

The refinery supports numerous community initiatives such as Ardmore Main Street’s Depot Park revitalization.


United Way BBQ Showdown

In 2023, Ardmore hosted the 10th Annual Valero United Way BBQ Showdown and raised $375,000. An estimated 2,300 BBQ enthusiasts attended the two-day event. In total, this event has raised $1.5 million for the United Way of South Central Oklahoma.


Volunteering Time

Valero volunteers from our Ardmore refinery collaborated with a local Boy Scout troop to create a monarch butterfly way station, a habitat with more than 400 plants.

Valero fire truck and fireman

Safety Awards & Honors

  • American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) Innovation Award recipient for 2022
  • 2021 Safety Achievement Award Recipient
  • OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star Site since 2004, the highest plant-safety recognition
  • More than six years without any OSHA recordable safety incidents
  • Numerous safety awards and recognition from OSHA, National Safety Council, Oklahoma Safety Council, American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM)
  • Two-time recipient of Valero’s Chairman Safety award

Local Information

  • About Ardmore

    Ardmore is located between the Arbuckle Mountains and the Red River Valleys, an hour and half south of Oklahoma City and ah hour and a half north of Dallas. It has a population of almost 25,000, is the seat of Carter County and the largest metropolitan area in southern Oklahoma.

  • Things to Do in Ardmore

    • 20 minutes from Winstar Bwin Best Online Betting SiteWorld Casino, "The World’s Biggest Casino" (food, entertainment, golf, hotel and more)
    • 20 minutes from Turner Falls Park (hiking, camping, waterfalls, castles, caves and more)
    • The Clubhouse – Family Entertainment Center featuring arcade, food, mini golf, go-karts, zipline, and challenge courses
    • 2 Performing Art Centers - Goddard Center and Jerome Westheimer Center for the Performing Arts
    • Historical downtown shopping and dining
    • 13 City parks and 4 City lakes (ideal for fishing)
      • Over 10 miles of hiking/biking trails in the largest park (Regional Park)
      • Pickleball Complex
    • 3 golf courses in Ardmore with close access to Winstar Casino golf course
    • Lake Murray State Park
      • Chickasaw Lakecrest Hotel and Casino (opening Spring 2024)
      • The Lodge/dining
      • Golf
      • Floating cabins
      • Lake Murray Water Sports
      • Hiking, ATVs, etc.
      • Horseback riding
    • Southern OK Speedway – dirt track racing
  • Weather

    Summers in Ardmore offer clear skies and warm days, while winters provide a cool contrast with brisk winds under partly cloudy skies. 

    Temperatures typically vary from 33°F to 94°F throughout the year.

  • Proximity to Major Cities

    • Gainesville, Texas: 40 miles
    • Wichita Falls: 89 miles
    • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: 99 miles
    • Dallas, Texas: 110 miles
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