Valero Energy Corporation operates as an independent petroleum refining and marketing company. The company’s 15 petroleum refineries are located in the United States (U.S.), Canada, and the United Kingdom (U.K.). The company’s refineries could produce conventional gasolines, premium gasolines, gasoline meeting the specifications of the California Air Resources Board (CARB), diesel, low-sulfur diesel, ultra-low-sulfur diesel, CARB diesel, other distillates, jet fuel, asphalt, petrochemicals, lubricants, and other refined products. The company markets branded and unbranded refined products on a wholesale basis in the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean, the U.K., and Ireland through a bulk and rack marketing network and through approximately 7,500 outlets that carry the company’s brand names. The company also owns 11 ethanol plants in the central plains region of the U.S. that primarily produce ethanol, which it markets on a wholesale basis through a bulk marketing network. Segments The company has two segments, Refining and Ethanol. The company’s Refining segment includes refining and marketing operations in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Aruba, and Ireland. The company’s Ethanol segment includes ethanol and marketing operations in the U.S. Operations Refining In December 2015, the company’s refining operations included 15 petroleum refineries in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K., with a combined total throughput capacity of approximately 3.0 million barrels per day (BPD). The U.S. Gulf Coast Corpus Christi East and West Refineries: The company’s Corpus Christi East and West Refineries are located on the Texas Gulf Coast along the Corpus Christi Ship Channel. The East Refinery processes sour crude oil, and the West Refinery processes sweet crude oil, sour crude oil, and residual fuel oil. In 2015, the company completed construction and placed into service a new 70,000 BPD crude distillation unit in the West Refinery. The feedstocks are delivered by tanker or barge through deepwater docking facilities along the Corpus Christi Ship Channel, and West Texas or South Texas crude oil is delivered through pipelines. The refineries’ physical locations allow for the transfer of various feedstocks and blending components between them. The refineries produce gasoline, aromatics, jet fuel, diesel, and asphalt. Truck racks service local markets for gasoline, diesel, jet fuels, liquefied petroleum gases, and asphalt. These and other finished products are also distributed by ship or barge across docks and third-party pipelines. Port Arthur Refinery: The company’s Port Arthur Refinery is located on the Texas Gulf Coast approximately 90 miles east of Houston. The refinery processes heavy sour crude oils and other feedstocks into gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel. In 2015, the company completed a 15,000 BPD hydrocracker expansion project at this refinery. The refinery receives crude oil by rail, marine docks, and pipelines. Finished products are distributed into the Colonial, Explorer, and other pipelines and across the refinery docks into ships or barges. St. Charles Refinery: The company’s St. Charles Refinery is located approximately 15 miles west of New Orleans along the Mississippi River. The refinery processes sour crude oils and other feedstocks into gasoline and diesel. The refinery receives crude oil through docks and has access to the Louisiana Offshore Oil Port. Finished products could be shipped through these docks or through the Parkway or Bengal pipelines, which provide access to the Plantation or Colonial pipeline networks. Texas City Refinery: The company’s Texas City Refinery is located southeast of Houston on the Texas City Ship Channel. The refinery processes crude oils into gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel. The refinery receives its feedstocks by pipeline and by ship or barge through deepwater docking facilities along the Texas City Ship Channel. The refinery uses ships and barges, as well as the Colonial, Explorer, and other pipelines for distribution of its products. Houston Refinery: The company’s Houston Refinery is located on the Houston Ship Channel. It processes a mix of crude and intermediate
valero energy corp (VLO:New York)
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San Antonio, TX 78249
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