Valero Energy Completes Previously Announced Series of Debt Reduction and Refinancing Transactions

SAN ANTONIO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO, “Valero”) announced today the completion of the previously announced debt reduction and refinancing transactions that together reduced Valero’s long-term debt by approximately $700 million. The debt reduction and refinancing transactions included the issuance of $500 million aggregate principal amount of 2.800% Senior Notes due 2031 and $950 million aggregate principal amount of 3.650% Senior Notes due 2051 (the “Notes Issuance”) and the use of the proceeds from the Notes Issuance and cash on hand to repurchase and retire approximately $2.1 billion aggregate principal amount of various series of Valero’s senior notes and to redeem all of Valero’s 2.700% Senior Notes due 2023.

The debt reduction and refinancing transactions, combined with the redemption of the $575 million aggregate principal amount of Floating Rate Senior Notes due 2023 in the third quarter, collectively reduced Valero’s long-term debt by approximately $1.3 billion.

Safe-Harbor Statement

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About Valero

Valero Energy Corporation, through its subsidiaries (collectively, “Valero”), is an international manufacturer and marketer of transportation fuels and petrochemical products. Valero is a Fortune 500 company based in San Antonio, Texas, and owns 15 petroleum refineries with a combined throughput capacity of approximately 3.2 million barrels per day and 12 ethanol plants with a combined production capacity of approximately 1.6 billion gallons per year. The petroleum refineries are located in the United States (U.S.), Canada and the United Kingdom (U.K.), and the ethanol plants are located in the Mid-Continent region of the U.S. Valero is also a joint venture partner in Diamond Green Diesel, which owns and operates a renewable diesel plant in Norco, Louisiana. Diamond Green Diesel owns North America’s largest biomass-based diesel plant. Valero sells its products in the wholesale rack or bulk markets in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Ireland and Latin America. Approximately 7,000 outlets carry Valero’s brand names.



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