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2014-03-04 12:27:35

SAN ANTONIO, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO) today announced that Joe Gorder, President and Chief Operating Officer of Valero Energy Corporation, will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Refining Conference on Thursday, March 6 at 8:40 a.m. Eastern Time (7:40 a.m. Central Time). A live audio webcast of these remarks, along with the associated slides, will be accessible via Valero's website at www.valero.com. A replay of the presentation...

2014-03-03 08:24:26

SAN ANTONIO, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO) announced today that Bill Klesse, 67, has chosen to step down as Chief Executive Officer effective May 1. Klesse will remain a Valero director and Chairman of the Board. Joe Gorder, 56, who was named Valero's President and Chief Operating Officer in 2012, was elected to the role of CEO effective May 1 and has also been elected a director by the Board of Directors. Gorder will join Valero's Board of...

2014-02-03 12:22:34

SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO) today announced that Joe Gorder, President and Chief Operating Officer of Valero Energy Corporation, will present at the Credit Suisse Energy Summit on Thursday, February 13 at 9:15 a.m. Mountain Time (11:15 p.m. Eastern Time). A live audio webcast of these remarks, along with the associated slides, will be accessible via Valero's website at www.valero.com. A replay of the presentation will be...

2014-01-24 12:21:15

SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valero Energy Partners LP (NYSE: VLP), a master limited partnership formed in December 2013 by Valero Energy Corporation ("Valero"), recently appointed two independent members to the board of directors of its general partner. New members Bob Beadle and Tim Fretthold join independent member Randy Larson. The appointment brings the total number of board members to seven, including three independent members. Beadle retired from Valero as a...

2011-08-04 15:35:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Oiltanking Partners, L.P. (NYSE: OILT), announced today that Randall J. Larson has been appointed to serve on the board of directors of its general partner. Mr. Larson will serve as an independent director and as Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Conflicts Committee of the board. In addition, Gregory C. King, who was appointed as an independent director of the board of directors of the general partner in July 2011, will serve as...

2008-10-16 12:00:21

On October 16, 2008, the Board of Directors of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on the company's common stock of $0.15 per share. The dividend is payable December 10, 2008 to holders of record at the close of business on November 12, 2008. Valero Energy Corporation is a Fortune 500 company based in San Antonio, with approximately 22,000 employees and 2007 revenues of more than $95 billion. The company owns and operates 16 refineries...

2008-09-23 12:00:45

Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO) announced today that Stephen M. Waters, managing partner of Compass Advisers LLP, has been elected to the company's board of directors. Waters, who becomes Valero's 11th board member, will serve on the board's Finance Committee. Waters is also a board member at Boston Private Financial Holdings, the Boston University School of Public Health, the United States Naval Institute and Harvard University's Committee on Student Excellence and Opportunity. He...

2008-07-16 18:00:37

Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO) today affirmed that it has agreed to participate as a prospective shipper, subject to regulatory approvals, on the 500,000 barrel per day expansion of the Keystone crude oil pipeline system from Western Canada to the U.S. Gulf Coast at Port Arthur, Texas. Earlier today, TransCanada and its partner, ConocoPhillips, announced plans to increase the commercial design of the Keystone pipeline to 1.1 million barrels per day by 2012. In addition to its...

2007-05-02 18:00:35

Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) announced today that it has agreed to sell, subject to regulatory approvals, its 165,000 barrel per day refinery in Lima, Ohio to Husky Energy Inc. (TSE:HSE) for $1.9 billion, plus net working capital estimated at $200 million to be valued at closing. The Boards of Directors of both companies have approved the transaction and the sale is expected to close during the second quarter. "We're pleased to have such a high-quality buyer for this facility,"...


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