Valero Energy Corporation

Valero Energy Corporation

Valero Energy Corporation is a Fortune 500 company based in San Antonio, with approximately 22,000 employees. The company owns and operates many refineries throughout the United States, Canada and the Caribbean and is the largest refiner in North America. The company has received considerable recognition and many national honors for its community and employee programs including: a No. 3 ranking on FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” and a No. 6 ranking on the magazine’s listing of “America’s Most Admired Companies;” a No. 3 ranking on Forbes Magazine’s list of the “Best Big Companies in America;” and being named the No. 1 refining company in the world by Platts Global News Service. The Valero Refining Company – New Jersey, located in Greenwich Township, Gloucester County, produces all types of petroleum products, including gasoline and diesel, and employs approximately 545 employees, many who reside in Gloucester County. The Valero Energy Corporation and Valero Refining Company – New Jersey, share a commitment to the community, its employees and to the environment. The Valero companies have recognized their obligation to the environment and recently received the 2006 Chemistry Council of New Jersey Chairman’s Award, an award that demonstrates that commitment. It has also been recognized for its exceptional safety record and recently earned a National Petrochemical Refiners’ Association Achievement Award, Gold Award and Merit Award and the NJ Governor’s Occupational Safety & Health Citation of Merit. Valero also instills in its employees a culture of dedication and commitment to the community. In 2006 refinery employees raised a record $700,000 for the United Way and represented the largest contributor to the Gloucester County campaign. Valero employees have donated 5,500 hours to volunteer activities, supporting more than 60 diverse community projects. The Paulsboro Refinery received the 2006 Chamber of Commerce of Southern New Jersey Pinnacle Award for its contribution to community and civic affairs

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