SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 2, 2011
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
|One Valero Way
San Antonio, Texas
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (210) 345-2000
|(Former name or former address if changed since last report.)|
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On March 2, 2011, Valero Energy Corporation (“Valero”) issued a press release providing an interim update for Valero’s estimated earnings for the first quarter of 2011. A copy of the press release is furnished with this report as Exhibit 99.01 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Safe Harbor Statement
Statements contained in the exhibit to this report that state the Company’s or its management’s expectations or predictions of the future are forward-looking statements intended to be covered by the safe harbor provisions of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. It is important to note that the Company’s actual results could differ materially from those projected in such forward-looking statements. Factors that could affect those results include those mentioned in the documents that the Company has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.01||Press release dated March 2, 2011.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Company has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
VALERO ENERGY CORPORATION
Date: March 2, 2011
By: /s/ Jay D.
Jay D. Browning
Senior Vice President and Secretary