VALERO NAMES JOE GORDER PRESIDENT AND CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

(The following is a reformatted version of a press release
issued by Valero Energy Corporation and received via electronic
mail. The release was confirmed by the sender.) 
VALERO NAMES JOE GORDER PRESIDENT AND CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER 
SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 13, 2012 -- Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:
VLO) announced today that Joe Gorder, Executive Vice President
and Chief Operating Officer, has been named President and Chief
Operating Officer by the company’s Board of Directors, effective
Jan. 1, 2013. As President and COO, Gorder will continue to be
responsible for Valero’s refining operations, as well as
commercial operations in marketing, supply and transportation.
“This new title reflects Joe’s commitment to excellence in all
aspects of our business and his ongoing leadership in our
operations,” said Bill Klesse, who will continue as Chairman and
Chief Executive Officer of Valero. “We thank him for his hard
work and dedication to our company.” 
About Valero:
Valero Energy Corporation, through its subsidiaries, is an
international manufacturer and marketer of transportation fuels,
other petrochemical products and power. Valero subsidiaries
employ approximately 22,000 people, and assets include 15
petroleum refineries with a combined throughput capacity of
approximately 2.8 million barrels per day, 10 ethanol plants
with a combined production capacity of 1.2 billion gallons per
year, and a 50-megawatt wind farm. Approximately 6,800 retail
and branded wholesale outlets carry the Valero, Diamond
Shamrock, Shamrock and Beacon brands in the United States and
the Caribbean; Ultramar in Canada; and Texaco in the United
Kingdom and Ireland. Valero is a Fortune 500 company based in
San Antonio. Please visit www.valero.com for more information. 
CONTACTS:
Bill Day (Media)
(210) 345-2928
Ashley Smith (Investor Relations)
(210) 345-2744 
(bjh) NY 
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