Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Valero Energy
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol VLO)
Headquartered in: 
Texas
Major Industry: 
oil and gas
Specific Industry: 
oil & gas
Penalty total since 2000: 
$1,031,274,651
Number of records: 
324
Top 5 Offense Groups (Groups Defined)Penalty TotalNumber of Records
environment-related offenses$1,029,797,831271
safety-related offenses$995,23548
employment-related offenses$426,5003
financial offenses$35,0001
consumer-protection-related offenses$20,0851
Top 5 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
environmental violation$1,029,797,831271
workplace safety or health violation$658,96021
employment discrimination$362,5001
railroad safety violation$236,27526
tobacco litigation$100,0001
Notes: 

Parent-subsidiary linkages are based on relationships current as of the latest revision listed in the Update Log, which may vary from what was the case when a violation occurred. The penalty totals are adjusted to account for the fact that the individual entries below may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. The totals are also adjusted to reflect cases in which federal and state or local agencies cooperated and issued separate announcements of the outcome. Duplicate or overlapping penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the list below.

Associated Names: 

DIAMOND SHAMROCK REFINING AND MARKETING; DIAMOND SHAMROCK REFINING LP; DIAMOND SHAMROCK REFINING LP DBA VALERO; DIAMOND SHAMROCK THREE RIVERS REFINERY; PREMCOR; Premcor Refining; PREMCOR REFINING GROUP / VALERO ENERGY NATIONAL CASE; TPI PETROLEUM; Ultramar, Ltd.; VALERO; VALERO BENICIA ASPHALT PLANT; VALERO CORPUS CHRISTI REFINERY EAST PLANT; VALERO CORPUS CHRISTI REFINERY WEST PLAN 483550005000089; VALERO CORPUS CHRISTI REFINERY WEST PLAN 483550005000160; VALERO CORPUS CHRISTI REFINERY WEST PLA [...]

Links: 

For more details on misconduct by this company, see its entry in the Project On Government Oversight's Federal Contractor Misconduct Database.

For a summary of this company's federal contracts, see its page on Fedspending.

Subsidy Tracker data on financial assistance to this company by federal, state and local government agencies can be found here.


Individual Penalty Records:

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Company Primary Offense Type Year Agencysort icon Penalty Amount
VALERO HOUSTON REFINERY environmental violation 2008 EPA $10,270
VALERO PORT ARTHUR REFINERY environmental violation 2008 EPA $64,625
VALERO PORT ARTHUR REFINERY environmental violation 2008 EPA $54,688
VALERO PORT ARTHUR REFINERY environmental violation 2009 EPA $17,100
VALERO PORT ARTHUR REFINERY environmental violation 2007 EPA $43,437
VALERO HOUSTON REFINERY environmental violation 2004 EPA $8,750
VALERO HOUSTON REFINERY environmental violation 2011 EPA $14,000
VALERO CORPUS CHRISTI REFINERY EAST PLANT environmental violation 2005 EPA $272,097
VALERO HOUSTON REFINERY environmental violation 2013 EPA $7,500
VALERO PORT ARTHUR REFINERY environmental violation 2015 EPA $35,438
VALERO PORT ARTHUR REFINERY environmental violation 2007 EPA $56,166
VALERO HOUSTON REFINERY environmental violation 2006 EPA $700,000
VALERO HOUSTON REFINERY environmental violation 2005 EPA $39,900
VALERO PORT ARTHUR REFINERY environmental violation 2009 EPA $19,600
VALERO CORPUS CHRISTI REFINERY EAST PLANT environmental violation 2007 EPA $10,000
VALERO HOUSTON REFINERY environmental violation 2007 EPA $20,000
VALERO PORT ARTHUR REFINERY environmental violation 2007 EPA $6,860
VALERO HOUSTON REFINERY environmental violation 2007 EPA $75,600
VALERO THREE RIVERS REFINERY environmental violation 2007 EPA $10,203
VALERO HOUSTON REFINERY environmental violation 2009 EPA $10,439
VALERO HOUSTON REFINERY environmental violation 2007 EPA $46,150
VALERO HOUSTON REFINERY environmental violation 2008 EPA $19,800
VALERO PORT ARTHUR REFINERY environmental violation 2014 EPA $55,525
VALERO CORPUS CHRISTI REFINERY EAST PLANT environmental violation 2010 EPA $31,369
VALERO RENEWABLE FUELS COMPANY LLC environmental violation 2012 EPA $17,000
VALERO REFINING CO., New Jersey (NC)(NLP) environmental violation 2005 EPA $2,061,538
Valero Refinery Company, Inc. environmental violation 2010 EPA $47,869
VALERO TERRESTRIAL CORP environmental violation 2006 EPA $300,000
THE PREMCOR REFINING GROUP, INC. environmental violation 2007 EPA $45,000
PREMCOR REFINING GROUP, INC. environmental violation 2005 EPA $31,687
PREMCOR REFINING GROUP/VALERO ENERGY CO (NATIONAL CASE) environmental violation 2012 EPA $2,600,000
PREMCOR REFINNING environmental violation 2003 EPA $11,000
VALERO LIMA REFINERY environmental violation 2007 EPA (*) $2,315,000
VALERO RENEWABLE FUELS COMPANY, LLC environmental violation 2013 EPA $75,347
Valero Renewable Fuels (Jefferson, WI) environmental violation 2013 EPA $7,500
ULTRAMAR DIAMOND SHAMROCK CORPORATION environmental violation 2001 EPA $1,200,000
VALERO REFINING COMPANY (LEAD) (National Case) environmental violation 2005 EPA (*) $6,592,308
Valero Refining-Texas, L.P. environmental violation 2003 EPA $9,000
Premcor Refining Group, Inc. environmental violation 2005 EPA $35,094
Premcor-Port Arthur environmental violation 2007 EPA $2,985,000
Murphy Oil USA, Inc., Meraux LA. environmental violation 2011 EPA $2,382,812
Diamond Shamrock Three Rivers Refinery environmental violation 2007 EPA $17,000
Valero Refining Texas environmental violation 2008 EPA (*) $1,950,000
Jeff Warmann environmental violation 2011 EPA $70,200
VALERO MCKEE REFINERY environmental violation 2013 EPA $112,309
Valero Refining Meraux LLC environmental violation 2013 EPA $75,000
Premcor Refining Group, Inc environmental violation 2013 EPA $30,000
Diamond Shamrock Refining Company, LP environmental violation 2016 EPA $37,500
Valero Energy Corp environmental violation 2017 EPA $182,000
Premcor Refining environmental violation 2018 EPA $50,000
Valero Refining - Texas L.P. environmental violation 2018 EPA $26,196
ULTRAMAR DIAMOND SHAMROCK environmental violation 2000 EPA $33,751
ULTRAMAR DIAMOND SHAMROCK environmental violation 2001 EPA $126,764
VALERO ENERGY CORPORATION environmental violation 2005 EPA $461,538
ULTRAMAR INCORPORATED environmental violation 2000 EPA $175,000
Valero Refining Company California environmental violation 2005 EPA $97,940
Valero (National Case) environmental violation 2005 EPA $1,184,615
Valero Refining Co. environmental violation 2016 EPA $157,800
The Premcor Refining Group Inc. environmental violation 2004 EPA $152,000
Premcor Refining Group environmental violation 2007 EPA $200,000
Valero Marketing and Supply Company environmental violation 2012 EPA $433,500
Valero Energy Corporation environmental violation 2013 EPA $350,000
PREMCOR REFINING GROUP INC. environmental violation 2002 EPA $15,000
Valero Refining Company environmental violation 2005 EPA $225,000
Ultramar, Ltd. railroad safety violation 2012 FRA $5,000
Ultramar, Ltd. railroad safety violation 2012 FRA $20,000
VALERO MARKETING AND SUPPLY COMPANY railroad safety violation 2008 FRA $5,500
Diamond Shamrock Refining and Marketing railroad safety violation 2000 FRA $15,000
Diamond Shamrock Refining and Marketing railroad safety violation 2000 FRA $5,000
Premcor Refining Group Inc. railroad safety violation 2005 FRA $7,750
Premcor Refining Group Inc. railroad safety violation 2005 FRA $14,500
Premcor Refining Group Inc. railroad safety violation 2005 FRA $14,500
Premcor Refining Group Inc. railroad safety violation 2005 FRA $7,250
Premcor Refining Group Inc. railroad safety violation 2007 FRA $5,625
TPI Petroleum Inc. railroad safety violation 2002 FRA $6,500
Valero Energy railroad safety violation 2005 FRA $10,000
Valero Energy Corp. railroad safety violation 2004 FRA $8,000
Valero Energy Corp. railroad safety violation 2004 FRA $11,250
Valero Marketing and Supply Company railroad safety violation 2004 FRA $6,000
Valero Marketing and Supply Company railroad safety violation 2006 FRA $8,500
Valero Marketing and Supply Company railroad safety violation 2006 FRA $5,000
Valero Marketing and Supply Company railroad safety violation 2007 FRA $5,400
Valero Refining Company railroad safety violation 2002 FRA $11,500
Valero Marketing and Supply Company railroad safety violation 2016 FRA $6,500
Valero Marketing and Supply Company railroad safety violation 2016 FRA $12,000
Valero Marketing and Supply Company railroad safety violation 2016 FRA $5,000
Valero Energy Inc. railroad safety violation 2017 FRA $10,500
Valero Marketing and Supply Company railroad safety violation 2018 FRA $6,000
Valero Marketing and Supply Company railroad safety violation 2018 FRA $17,000
Valero Marketing and Supply Company railroad safety violation 2018 FRA $7,000
Premcor Refining Group environmental violation 2018 IL-AG $500,000
Premcor Refining Group environmental violation 2006 IL-AG $1,062,343
Premcor Refining Group environmental violation 2004 IL-AG $191,622
Premcor Refining Group environmental violation 2002 IL-AG $3,100,000
Premcor Refining Group environmental violation 2001 IL-AG (*) $800,000
Valero environmental violation 2005 MULTI-AG (*) $11,000,000
Valero Retail Holdings, Inc. tobacco litigation 2010 MULTI-AG $100,000
Valero G.P, LLC labor relations violation 2007 NLRB $45,000
Valero Refining-New Orleans, LLC and Valero Services, Inc. employment discrimination 2020 OFCCP $362,500
Premcor Refining Group Inc. environmental violation 2010 OH-AG $4,000,000
VALERO REFINING COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2002 OSHA $5,060
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