Valero Energy Corporation operates as an impartial petroleum refining and ethanol producing company in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Eire. It operates by two segments, Refining and Ethanol. Iran The company is involved in refining, advertising and marketing, and bulk sales activities. It produces standard and premium gasolines, gasoline meeting the specs of the California Air Assets Board (CARB), diesel fuels, low-sulfur and ultra-low-sulfur diesel fuels, CARB diesel fuels, distillates, jet fuels, asphalts, petrochemicals, lubricants, and different refined merchandise. As of December 31, 2016, the company owned 15 petroleum refineries with a mixed throughput capacity of roughly three.1 million barrels per day. It markets its refined merchandise via wholesale rack and bulk markets; and by means of roughly 7,400 shops under the Valero, Diamond Shamrock, Shamrock, Ultramar, Beacon, and Texaco brand names. The corporate additionally produces and sells ethanol, distiller grains, and corn oil primarily to refiners and gasoline blenders, as well as to animal feed prospects. It owns and operates 11 ethanol plants with a mixed ethanol manufacturing capability of approximately 1.Four billion gallons per 12 months. As well as, it operates a 50-megawatt wind farm; convenience shops; gasoline stations; and truckstop and cardlock services, as well as engages within the credit Propylene Equipment card enterprise. The corporate was formerly known as Valero Refining and Advertising Company and changed its title to Valero Vitality Company in August 1997. Valero Energy Company was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.