Valero gave $1.5 million through the Texas A&M Foundation to support the construction of Valero High Bay Lab in the Zachry Engineering Education Complex (EEC). The new “lab will be truly interdisciplinary, allowing students from multiple engineering fields the opportunity to participate in experiential learning and transformational research,” said Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of Texas A&M Engineering. “Valero is proud of the longstanding partnership with the Texas A&M College of Engineering,” said Lane Riggs, Executive Vice President-Refining Operations and Engineering.
Valero has once again been included in Fortune magazine's list of the World's Most Admired Companies, billed as the “definitive report card on corporate reputations."
Valero ranks No. 8 on this year's Platts Top 250 Global Energy Company Rankings. The list, compiled annually by Platts, measures energy companies worldwide using using four key financial performance metrics: asset worth, revenues, profits, and return on invested capital. Valero was second on the list among oil & gas refining and marketing companies.