News

Communications and media relations

Valero understands the importance of maintaining a healthy relationship with its various stakeholders: customers, government and the media. Accurate information and honesty form the basis of all our communications.

Here are the latest news:

VALERO ENERGY INC. EXTENDS A HAND TO THE SPRING FLOODING VICTIMS WITH A $50,000 DONATION TO THE RED CROSS

May 16, 2017

UNVEILING OF GIANT FRESCOES ON TWO JEAN GAULIN REFINERY TANKS IN LÉVIS

September 23, 2016

SCHOOL PERSEVERANCE : $40,000 RAISED BY EDUCAIDE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE, ONE STUDENT AT A TIME (IN FRENCH ONLY)

May 19, 2016

C'est le mardi 17 mai, à la Salle Pierre Mercure du Centre Pierre Péladeau, qu'avait lieu la 19e soirée-bénéfice d'Éducaide, en compagnie de Marc Dupré. Read more (the press release is available in French only) 

OIL SPILL IN ST. LAWRENCE RIVER: VALERO PROMPTLY DECLARED THE SPILL TO AUTHORITIES

April 27, 2016

Oil spill of less than 10 litres in St.Lawrence river : Valero promptly declared the spill to authorities Read more (the press release is available in French only)

CRUDE OIL DETECTED AT JEAN GAULIN REFINERY
Dec. 30, 2015
A crude oil leak has been detected on a pipe at the Lévis Jean Gaulin Refinery around 11:00 AM today. Read more.

VALERO ENERGY WILL INVEST IN THE ENHANCEMENT OF THE SAINT-LAURENT STREET AREA IN LÉVIS
June 11, 2015
Further to a recommendation made by the community liaison committee, Valero Energy will invest at least $5 million to enhance its facilities in the Saint-Laurent Street area in Lévis. Read more.

VALERO ENERGY IS CONDUCTING AN EMERGENCY RESPONSE EXERCISE ON MAY 7

May 6, 2015
On May 7, Valero Energy will conduct an emergency response simulation exercise at the dock of the Jean Gaulin refinery marine terminal in Lévis. Read more.

ANNUAL REFINERY FIRE EVACUATION DRILL (IN FRENCH ONLY)

December, 4, 2014
Madame, Monsieur, Nous tenons à vous informer qu'il y aura un exercice d'évacuation générale de la raffinerie le jeudi 11 décembre en après-midi.
Read more.

2014 RECIPIENT ORGANIZATIONS

December 1, 2014
10th edition of Valero Energy Foundation of Canada’s Benefit for Children Golf Tournament recipient organizations. Read more.

VALERO ENERGY FOUNDATION OF CANADA’S ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT DEDICATED TO CHILDREN: CLOSE TO $4 MILLION RAISED IN 10 YEARS!
December 1, 2014
Under Honorary President Kunal Saha, Vice President, Product Supply and Distribution at Valero Energy, the 10th edition of the annual benefit tournament held at the Saint Raphaël Golf Club in Île-Bizard was a success. Read more.

REFORESTING TO EXTEND GREENBELT OF VALERO ENERGY'S ABBEY WOODLAND (IN FRENCH ONLY)
November 4, 2014
Reforesting to extend greenbelt of Valero Energy's Abbey woodland. Read more.

TREE PLANTING (FRENCH ONLY)
October 10, 2014
$50,000 investment for Jean Gaulin refinery landscaping. Read more.

AN IMPORTANT PARTNERSHIP CREATING JOBS AND CONSOLIDATING QUEBEC’S ENERGY SUPPLY
March 21, 2014
An important partnership creating jobs and consolidating Quebec’s energy supply. Read more.

9TH EDITION OF VALERO ENERGY INC.’S ANNUAL BENEFIT FOR CHILDREN GOLF TOURNAMENT: ANOTHER GREAT SUCCESS!
January 23, 2014
9th edition of Valero Energy Inc.’s Annual Benefit for Children Golf Tournament: another great success! Read more.

ACCESS TO WESTERN OIL IS NECESSARY TO ENSURE THE FUTURE OF QUEBEC’S REFINING INDUSTRY
November 27, 2013
Parliamentary Commission on the Pipeline Line 9B Reversal Project ACCESS TO WESTERN OIL IS NECESSARY TO ENSURE THE FUTURE OF QUEBEC’S REFINING INDUSTRY. Read more.

LINE 9B REVERSAL - NATIONAL ENERGY BOARD HEARINGS
October 15, 2013
National Energy Board Hearings REVERSAL OF PIPELINE 9B: AN OPPORTUNITY FOR QUEBEC, AN URGENT NEED FOR VALERO ENERGY INC.. Read more.