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Tesoro Honors Top Suppliers

SAN ANTONIO - October 3, 2016 - Tesoro Corporation (TSO) is pleased to announce the recipients of its first annual Tesoro Supplier Recognition Awards, selected for outstanding performance in alignment with Tesoro`s Guiding Principles.

Tesoro presented category awards in the areas of safety, innovation and value delivery, Shared Value and best performing small, disadvantaged or diverse business. One supplier from each of Tesoro`s business segments - refining, logistics and marketing - was chosen for each category award. In addition, a singular supplier was selected as Supplier of the Year, the highest award.

Award recipients were chosen for exceptional performance during the 2015 calendar year, during which they delivered significant results in the award categories. Recipients were given their awards and honored by Tesoro employees and executives at the Tesoro Supplier Recognition Awards event last week, which was attended by nearly 200 employees from 80 supplier firms.

"We conduct our business in an intentional and proactive way to maximize the creation of value with our stakeholders," said CJ Warner, Executive Vice President, Operations. "It is critical to our continued growth that we have reliable, highly capable, and trusted suppliers and contractors who share our Core Values and drive for superior execution."

The 2016 Tesoro Supplier Recognition Awards recipients are:


  • Eaton Sales & Services
  • Savage Services
  • Union Tank Car Company

Innovation/Value Delivery

  • Enduro Pipeline Services
  • Rubin Postaer and Associates

Shared Value

  • 1 Source LED
  • Coffman Engineers, Inc.
  • Global Diving & Salvage

Small, Disadvantaged or Diverse Business

  • FMF Engineering, Inc.
  • Miller Consulting Services
  • Series2k

Supplier of the Year

  • Brinderson

"We are thrilled to celebrate these extraordinary suppliers and true business partners who have contributed so much to Tesoro`s success," said Kathryn Hinton, Vice President, Supply Chain Management. "We value our supplier relationships and appreciate this distinguished group`s dedication to delivering quality results, continuous improvement and efforts to exceed Tesoro`s high standards."

About Tesoro
Tesoro Corporation, a Fortune 100 company, is an independent refiner and marketer of petroleum products. Tesoro, through its subsidiaries, operates seven refineries in the western United States with a combined capacity of over 895,000 barrels per day and ownership in a logistics business, which includes interest in Tesoro Logistics LP (TLLP) and ownership of its general partner. Tesoro`s retail-marketing system includes over 2,400 retail stations under the ARCO®, Shell®, Exxon®, Mobil®, USA Gasoline(TM), Rebel(TM) and Tesoro® brands.


Tesoro Contacts:

Sam Ramraj, Vice President, Investor Relations, (210) 626-4757

Tesoro Media Relations, media@tsocorp.com, (210) 626-7702

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Source: Tesoro Corporation via GlobeNewswire