Tulsa-Based Company Donates $3 Million to Gathering Place

The Tulsa-based Laredo Petroleum has announced that it will donate $3 million to Tulsa's A Gathering Place project along the Arkansas River.

The project intends to strengthen Tulsa both economically and socially and Laredo is one of its sponsors which is helping the project become a reality.

"A Gathering Place will be an exceptional venue for all of the people of Tulsa and the surrounding communities," said Randy A. Foutch, Laredo Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

"As a Tulsa-based company, Laredo is pleased to be part of this exciting project that will make Tulsa an even better city in which to live, work and play. And, we are proud to have the Laredo name associated with the Slide Vale for our employees and all Tulsans to enjoy," Foutch said.

The first phase of the project is set to be completed in 2017.