VLO Valero Energy
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): April 8, 2021
VALERO ENERGY CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
One Valero Way
San Antonio, Texas
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (210) 345-2000
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Name of each exchange
on which registered
|Common stock||VLO||New York Stock Exchange|
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Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On April 8, 2021, Valero Energy Corporation (the “Company”) issued a press release providing estimated preliminary first quarter 2021 financial information based on the Company’s current estimates. The Company’s actual results for first quarter 2021 may differ from such preliminary financial information, as the Company’s quarterly financial statement close process is not yet complete and additional developments and adjustments may arise between now and the time the financial information for this period is finalized. A copy of the press release is furnished with this report as Exhibit 99.01, and is incorporated herein by reference.
Regulation FD Disclosure
The information in Item 2.02 of the Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.01, is hereby incorporated into this Item 7.01.
The information in this report is being furnished, not filed, pursuant to Regulation FD. Accordingly, the information in Items 2.02 and 7.01 of this report will not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement filed by the Company under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, unless specifically identified therein as being incorporated therein by reference. The furnishing of the information in this report is not intended to, and does not, constitute a determination or admission by the Company that the information in this report is material or complete, or that investors should consider this information before making an investment decision with respect to any security of the Company or any of its affiliates.
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.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.01||Press release dated April 8, 2021.|
|104||The cover page from the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K, formatted in Inline XBRL.|
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: April 8, 2021||by:|
/s/ Jason W. Fraser
|Jason W. Fraser|
Executive Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer