Valero Energy Corp. engages in the provision of gas and fuel. Its activities include manufacture, and distribution of conventional gasoline. diesel, petrochemicals, and other refined products. It operates through the Refining, and Ethanol segments. The Refining segment refers to the sales of refined products through wholesale rack and bulk markets in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and other countries. The Ethanol segment refers to the production and distribution of ethanol products among refiners and gasoline blenders under term and spot contracts; as well as in bulk markets such as New York, Chicago, United States, Gulf Coast, Florida, and the United States West Coasts. The company was founded on January 1, 1980 and is headquartered in San Antonio, TX.