SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO) (“Valero”) and Valero Energy Partners LP (NYSE: VLP) (the “Partnership”) today announced the completion of the previously announced merger between the Partnership and a wholly owned subsidiary of Valero, pursuant to which Valero acquired all of the outstanding common units of the Partnership not already owned by Valero and its subsidiaries.
Effective January 10, 2019, the Partnership’s common units will no longer be publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange.
Valero Energy Corporation, through its subsidiaries, is an international manufacturer and marketer of transportation fuels and other petrochemical products. Valero, a Fortune 50 company based in San Antonio, Texas, with approximately 10,000 employees, is an independent petroleum refiner and ethanol producer, and its assets include 15 petroleum refineries with a combined throughput capacity of approximately 3.1 million barrels per day and 14 ethanol plants with a combined production capacity of 1.73 billion gallons per year. The petroleum refineries are located in the U.S., Canada, and the United Kingdom (“U.K.”), and the ethanol plants are located in the Mid-Continent region of the U.S. In addition, Valero owns all of the general partner and limited partner interests in Valero Energy Partners LP. Valero sells its products in both the wholesale rack and bulk markets, and approximately 7,400 outlets carry Valero’s brand names in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and Ireland. Please visit www.valero.com for more information.
About the Partnership
Valero Energy Partners LP is a master limited partnership formed by Valero Energy Corporation to own, operate, develop and acquire crude oil and refined petroleum products pipelines, terminals, and other transportation and logistics assets. With headquarters in San Antonio, the Partnership’s assets include crude oil and refined petroleum products pipeline and terminal systems in the Gulf Coast and Mid-Continent regions of the U.S. that are integral to the operations of 10 of Valero’s refineries. Please visit www.valeroenergypartners.com for more information.