Valero Logo – The Valero Energy Corporation is a US-based oil company with headquarters in San Antonio , Texas . Valero Energy has approximately 20 313 employees worldwide (as of 2010). The company also boasts 15 refineries in the United States, Canada and Caribbean countries. Valero Energy is the largest refinery owners in the United States and is one of the largest gas station owners in North America.
Valero Energy is one of the largest in the Fortune 500 companies listed. The shares under the symbol VLO on the New York Stock Exchange trading. Among the brands include Valero Energy Valero, Diamond Shamrock, Ultramar, Shamrock, Beacon and Total. While these are the most visible brands in the public part of the company, they represent only a small part of the company dar.
The company was established on 1 Founded in January 1980. Valero was previously a part of the company’s Coastal States Gas Corporation and focused on the natural gas sector. In 1981, the company has a refinery in Corpus Christi , Texas, and began in 1984 with the refinery. 1997 Valero Energy sold its natural gas business sector, the company PG & E and concentrated his efforts on the oil market. Valero acquired the company based on petroleum, which four other refineries in Texas and Louisiana were part of the company. 1998 Valero Energy acquired a refinery in Paulsboro , New Jersey . Valero Energy acquired in 2000, the California subsidiary of Benicia from the rival ExxonMobil . In 2005, Valero, the company Premcor , Inc.