CVR Energy, Inc. is a diversified holding company primarily engaged in the petroleum refining and nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing industries through its holdings in two limited partnerships, CVR Refining, LP and CVR Partners, LP, which own and operate facilities in the Midcontinent. CVR Energy, through its subsidiaries, serves as the general partner and owns a majority interest in CVR Refining and CVR Partners. Headquartered in Sugar Land, Texas, CVR Energy is driven by strong operating performance, a commitment to safe, reliable and environmentally responsible operations and products, and a continued focus on building value for stockholders. The CVR Energy portfolio of companies employs approximately 1,200 people and generated $8.6 billion in net sales revenue in 2012. The company’s common stock is listed on the NYSE under the symbol "CVI." In 2013, CVR Energy was ranked No. 2 on the 2013 Houston Chronicle Top 100 Public Companies list, an annual ranking of the city’s top public companies based on previous year averages for revenue, earnings per share, annual revenue growth and one-year total return to shareholders. CVR Energy also ranked No. 6 in Fortune Magazine’s Top 100 Fastest-Growing Companies list, based on a three-year average of revenue growth, earnings per share growth and three-year annualized total return. The company also captured the No. 12 spot on the 2013 Barron’s 500: America’s Top Companies list and ranked No. 1,594 on the 2013 Forbes Global 2000 list.