CEPSA confirms Toro Rosso deal

Sep.7 (Press Release) Compañía Española de Petróleos, S.A. (CEPSA) has signed an official sponsorship agreement with the Formula One team Scuderia Toro Rosso (STR) which comes into effect as of the forthcoming Italian Grand Prix on September 8 to 11, 2011 at the Monza circuit.

CEPSA´s logo will be visible on the Spanish driver Jaime Alguersuari`s and the Swiss driver Sébastien Buemi`s race suits and on the nose, rear wing and rear wing endplates of the cars.

CEPSA is an energy group with a workforce of nearly 12,000 employees, engaged in activities that span the entire oil value chain: exploration and production of oil and gas; refining, transportation and marketing of petroleum products and natural gas; biofuels; and electric power cogeneration and sales. CEPSA additionally has a world-class chemicals division that is tightly integrated with its oil refining segment, manufacturing and selling feedstock for the production of high value-added components chiefly used in making new-generation plastics and biodegradable detergents. CEPSA is one of the major energy players in Spain, but it is also broadening its global portfolio of operations in countries such as Algeria, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Egypt, Panama, Peru and Portugal, selling its products around the world.