News

Communications and media relations

​​​V​alero 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 ANNOUNCES DONATIONS OF $150,000 TO SUPPORT QUEBEC'S COLLECTIVE EFFORT 
April 6, 2020
In the context of the fight against the pandemic of COVID-19, Valero Energy announces a second wave of donations, this time to support organizations that deal with food security, domestic violence and other urgent needs. Read more

VALERO ENERGY MAKES A $100,000 DONATION TO THE FOUR HOSPITALS DESIGNATED TO TREAT PATIENTS DIAGNOSED WITH COVID-19
March 16, 2020
With the goal of supporting the health care workers in the treatment of patients diagnosed with COVID-19 in Quebec, Valero Energy is donating a total of $100,000 to the foundations of the four designated hospitals in Montreal and Quebec City. Read more

UPDATE OF EMERGENCY MEASURES AT THE JEAN-GAULIN REFINERY  
September 21, 2017
Énergie Valero procède à une mise à jour de son plan de mesures d'urgence. Read more (available in French only)

VALERO ENERGY INC. EXTENDS A HAND TO THE SPRING FLOODING VICTIMS WITH A $50,000 DONATION TO THE RED CROSS  
May 16, 2017
To support the efforts by the Red Cross to assist flood victims in Quebec, Valero Energy has made a $50,000 donation to the Red Cross Spring Floods Appeal. Read more

UNVEILING OF GIANT FRESCOES ON TWO JEAN GAULIN REFINERY TANKS IN LÉVIS 
September 23, 2016
The project to enhance tanks at Valero's Jean Gaulin Refinery marine terminal was officially unveiled today in Lévis. Read more

SCHOOL PERSEVERANCE : $40,000 RAISED BY EDUCAIDE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE, ONE STUDENT AT A TIME 
April 27, 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 (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 (available in French only)

CRUDE OIL DETECTED AT JEAN GAULIN REFINERY 
December 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
December 4, 2014
Énergie Valero Inc. informe la population d'un exercice d'évacuation générale de la raffinerie le jeudi 11 décembre en après-midi. Read more (French only)

​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
November 4, 2014
Reforesting to extend greenbelt of Valero Energy's Abbey woodland. Read more (available in French only)

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 industryRead 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 m​ore