Pasadena Refining System Inc. (PRSI) is an independent oil refining facility, which is strategically situated on the Houston Ship Channel. The company is located in Pasadena, Texas, a suburb of Houston. It has the capacity to refine nearly 120,000 barrels of crude oil per day. Pasadena Refining System Inc. was initially acquired by Astra Holding USA, Inc., from Crown Central Petroleum and has experienced changes in management and culture which fosters success. The company focuses its mission and values on producing quality products in a safe and environmentally responsible workplace where individuals deliver a return on investment to its shareholders. It has adopted the several principles in order to achieve a safe work environment with exceptional performance, including training, reliable operations, consistent polices and procedures, incident investigations, accountability and recognizing and rewarding good performance. PRSI is also a member of many community organizations, such as the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce Houston Business Roundtable, EHCMA East Harris County Manufactures Association and NPBA North Pasadena Business Association.