Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Valero Energy
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol VLO)
Headquartered in: 
Texas
Major Industry: 
oil & gas
Specific Industry: 
oil and 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.

For an overview of assistance this company is receiving under the CARES Act, see its Covid Stimulus Watch summary page here.


Individual Penalty Records:

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VALERO CORPUS CHRISTI REFINERY WEST PLAN 483550005080001 environmental violation 2010 EPA $5,350
VALERO REFINING COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2002 OSHA $5,060
VALERO REFINING CO - NEW ORLEANS LLC - S 220890002700031 environmental violation 2000 EPA $5,050
Ultramar, Ltd. railroad safety violation 2012 FRA $5,000
Diamond Shamrock Refining and Marketing railroad safety violation 2000 FRA $5,000
Valero Marketing and Supply Company railroad safety violation 2006 FRA $5,000
Valero Marketing and Supply Company railroad safety violation 2016 FRA $5,000
VALERO BENICIA ASPHALT PLANT environmental violation 2004 EPA $5,000
VALERO BENICIA ASPHALT PLANT environmental violation 2008 EPA $5,000
VALERO BENICIA ASPHALT PLANT environmental violation 2008 EPA $5,000
VALERO REFINING COMPANY - CALIFORNIA 06095B262600346 environmental violation 2003 EPA $5,000
VALERO REFINING COMPANY - CALIFORNIA 06095B262600478 environmental violation 2007 EPA $5,000
VALERO REFINING COMPANY - CALIFORNIA 06095B262600523 environmental violation 2008 EPA $5,000
VALERO REFINING COMPANY - CALIFORNIA 06095B262600535 environmental violation 2008 EPA $5,000
VALERO REFINING COMPANY - CALIFORNIA 06095B262600537 environmental violation 2009 EPA $5,000
VALERO REFINING COMPANY - CALIFORNIA 06095B262600551 environmental violation 2007 EPA $5,000
VALERO REFINING COMPANY - CALIFORNIA 06095B262600691 environmental violation 2008 EPA $5,000
VALERO REFINING COMPANY - CALIFORNIA 06095B262600739 environmental violation 2007 EPA $5,000
VALERO REFINING COMPANY - CALIFORNIA 06095B262600748 environmental violation 2011 EPA $5,000
VALERO REFINING COMPANY - CALIFORNIA 06095B262600759 environmental violation 2007 EPA $5,000
VALERO REFINING COMPANY - CALIFORNIA 06095B262600783 environmental violation 2007 EPA $5,000
VALERO REFINING COMPANY - CALIFORNIA 06095B262600791 environmental violation 2008 EPA $5,000
VALERO REFINING COMPANY-TN LLC 471570010100067 environmental violation 2002 EPA $5,000
VALERO ENERGY CORPORATION PORT ARTHUR REFINERY workplace safety or health violation 2007 OSHA $5,000
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