A Century of Commitment
Calumet Refining Company officially formed.
Princeton, LA refinery constructed.
Burnham becomes strategic terminal for distribution.
1990Move to Indianapolis
Calumet’s corporate headquarters moved to Indianapolis.
F.W. Grube named CEO.
Calumet purchases Kerr-McGee Corp. refinery in Cotton Valley, LA
Calumet purchased the Pennzoil refineries in Rouseville, PA, which also included part ownership in Bareco Wax.
Calumet purchased the Pennzoil refinery in Shreveport, Louisiana. Calumet Shreveport Refining is responsible for the production of specialty lubricating oils and waxes, as well as gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel.
Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. offered $141 million in common units through its Initial Public Offering and was listed on the NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbol CLMT.
Calumet acquired Penreco and all associated assets from ConocoPhillips and M.E. Zuckerman & Co. This included two production facilities: one in Karns City, Pennsylvania and one in Dickinson, Texas. Calumet Penreco, LLC is responsible for the production of USP white oils, USP petrolatums, solvents, gelled hydrocarbons, cable fillers, and natural petroleum sulfonates.
2011Acquired Superior Refining
Calumet purchased the Superior, Wisconsin refinery from the Murphy Oil Corporation.
2012A Year of Many Acquisitions
Calumet purchased Montana Refining Company, Inc., in Great Falls, MT, from Connacher Oil and Gas Limited. Calumet Montana Refining produces gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel, as well as asphalt products.
Calumet acquired Royal Purple, LLC, a leading producer of high-quality lubricating oils and specialty products.
Calumet acquired TruSouth Oil, LLC, a specialty petroleum packaging and distribution facility in Shreveport, LA. This company became Calumet Packaging.
Calumet purchased a Louisiana, Missouri polyol Esters business from Ashland. Calumet Louisiana Synthetics is one of the leading producers of polyol ester-based synthetic lubricants in the region.
Calumet purchased the San Antonio refinery and associated assets from NuStar Energy, L.P.
In a joint venture with MDU Resources, Inc., Calumet broke ground on Dakota Prairie Refining, LLC in Dickinson, North Dakota. This is the first greenfield oil refinery built in the United States since 1976.
Calumet Louisiana Synthetics broke ground on a capital improvement project that will add 25,000 feet to the facility and increase production capacity.
Calumet acquires Bel-Ray Company, Inc. in Farmingdale, NJ.
Calumet acquired Anchor Drilling Fluids USA, Inc. in Tulsa, OK.
Calumet was included on the Fortune 500 list for the first time.
Calumet acquired Specialty Oil Field Solutions in Houston, TX.
2015Bill Grube Promoted
Bill Grube promoted to Executive Vice Chairman.
Bill Hatch named Interim CEO.
2016Tim Go named CEO
Tim Go named CEO.
Calumet sells its interest in Dakota Prairie Refining, LLC (Dickinson, ND)
2017Divestiture of Superior Refining and Anchor Drilling Fluids, USA
2019Divestiture of San Antonio Refining
2020Calumet Acquires Paralogics, LLC to Expand Specialty Wax Business