[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2021] 41st anniversary of establishment of Valero Energy Corporation (January 1, 1980 – January 1, 2021)


(WorldKings.org) Valero Energy Corporation is a Fortune 500 international manufacturer and marketer of transportation fuels, other petrochemical products, and power. It is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, United States.

Throughout the United States and Canada, the company owns and operates 15 refineries, and one in Wales, with a combined throughput capacity of approximately 3 million barrels (480,000 m3) per day, 11 ethanol plants with a combined production capacity of 1.2 billion US gallons (4,500,000 m3) per year, and a 50-megawatt wind farm.

Valero was one of the United States' largest retail operators with approximately 6,800 retail and branded wholesale outlets in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and the Caribbean under the Valero, Diamond Shamrock, Shamrock, Beacon, and Texaco brands.

Valero was created on January 1, 1980, as the successor of Coastal States Gas Corporation's Subsidiary, LoVaca Gathering Company. Valero took over the natural gas operations of the LoVaca Gathering Company. The name Valero comes from Mission San Antonio de Valero, the original name of the Alamo.

Valero also is America's largest renewable fuels producer. Diamond Green Diesel annually produces 275 million gallons of renewable diesel, with plans to more than double low-carbon production by the end of 2021.

Valero supplies approximately 7,000 independently owned fuel outlets carrying its family of brands in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Ireland and Mexico, as well as rack and bulk markets in those countries and Peru.

According to en.wikipedia.org and valero.com

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