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: 
$1,066,521,543
Number of records: 
325
Top 5 Offense Groups (Groups Defined)Penalty TotalNumber of Records
environment-related offenses$1,065,044,723272
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$1,065,044,723272
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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Company Primary Offense Typesort icon Year Agency Penalty Amount
Valero Marketing and Supply Company railroad safety violation 2018 FRA $17,000
Valero Marketing and Supply Company railroad safety violation 2018 FRA $7,000
Valero Renewable Fuels Company tax violations 2016 ATTTB $35,000
Valero Retail Holdings, Inc. tobacco litigation 2010 MULTI-AG $100,000
VALERO REFINING COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2002 OSHA $5,060
VALERO REFINING COMPANY - TEXAS LP workplace safety or health violation 2000 OSHA $74,000
VALERO ENERGY CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2005 OSHA $14,000
DIAMOND SHAMROCK REFINING COMPANY, L.P. DBA VALERO workplace safety or health violation 2005 OSHA $9,750
VALERO MEMPHIS REFINERY AKA PREMCOR REFINERY GROUP workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $36,000
VALERO HOUSTON REFINERY workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $13,500
VALERO ENERGY CORPORATION PORT ARTHUR REFINERY workplace safety or health violation 2007 OSHA $79,000
VALERO ENERGY CORPORATION PORT ARTHUR REFINERY workplace safety or health violation 2007 OSHA $5,000
DIAMOND SHAMROCK REFINING COMPANY, L.P. DBA VALERO workplace safety or health violation 2007 OSHA $15,000
VALERO ENERGY CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2009 OSHA $85,000
VALERO REFINING COMPANY-TENNESSEE LLC workplace safety or health violation 2008 OSHA $54,450
VALERO ENERGY CORPORATION PORT ARTHUR REFINERY workplace safety or health violation 2009 OSHA $12,500
VALERO REFINING COMPANY-TENNESSEE LLC workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $16,200
VALERO REFINING NEW ORLEANS LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $14,000
VALERO REFINING COMPANY-TENNESSEE LLC workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $60,200
VALERO REFINING COMPANY-TENNESSEE LLC workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $42,000
VALERO MCKEE REFINERY workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $22,500
ULTRAMAR INC. workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $52,200
VALERO REFINING - TEXAS LP workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $25,868
VALERO REFINING-TEXAS, L.P. workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $13,260
VALERO RENEWABLE FUELS COMPANY LLC workplace safety or health violation 2019 OSHA $9,472
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