Oil refining and marketing
10000 Memorial Drive, Suite 600
Houston, TX 77024
CEO: James Gibbs
Stock Symbol: FTO
Frontier Oil Corporation is an independent
oil refining and marketing company with complex refineries located
in Wyoming and Kansas. Frontier's primary products of gasoline,
diesel and asphalt are marketed in the Rocky Mountain and Plains
Frontier Oil Corporation is headquartered
in Houston, TX. The subsidiary company Frontier Refining &
Marketing, Inc. is located in Denver, CO.
The company has a 52,000 bpd refinery in
Cheyenne, WY and a 110,000 bpd refinery in El Dorado, KS.
Frontier reported record revenues of $4.7
billion in 2006 and net income of $379.2 million.
Originally founded as Wainoco Oil in 1949,
an oil and gas exploration company with production in both Canada
and the U.S.
In October 1991, Wainoco purchased Frontier
Oil, whose primary asset was a crude oil refinery in Cheyenne,
Wainoco sold off its U.S. operations in
1995 because they weren't large enough to produce. The company
sold off its Canadian operations in 1997 and concentrated on
refining and marketing.
Wainoco changed its name to Frontier Oil
Corporation in 1998.
Updated November 25, 2007