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Valero Energy Overview

San Antonio, TX (US)
10000+ employees
1980
Company - Public (VLO)
Energy
£5 to £10 billion (GBP) per year
Competitors

Phillips 66, Marathon Petroleum, HollyFrontier Corporation

Valero Energy Corporation, through its subsidiaries (collectively, “Valero”), is an international manufacturer and marketer of transportation fuels and petrochemical products. Valero is a Fortune 50 company based in San Antonio, Texas, and it operates ... Read more

Valero Energy Reviews

  • "Chemical Engineering Placement at Pembroke Refinery"

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    Former Employee - Undergraduate Engineer in Pembroke, Wales
    Former Employee - Undergraduate Engineer in Pembroke, Wales

    I worked at Valero Energy full-time

    Pros

    Great experience, lots of responsibility

    Cons

    Remote location, lack of development

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Valero Energy Photos

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Valero Energy Interviews

Experience

Experience
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Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
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    Industrial Placement Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    For Chemical Engineering placement. Simple 'what would you do in this situation?' 'name a time when you experienced...' questions, followed by a technical question about energy saving for a distillation column at the end.

    Interview Questions

    • Every year many of our placement students start, but never finish, their projects. What makes you different and how can we ensure that you will finish yours?   Answer Question
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Company Updates

  • Last month, Forbes released its list of America’s Best Employers by State. Valero proudly earned the #15 spot out of 199 companies in Texas, reflecting a winning company culture and ‘Game Day’ spirit that celebrates our exceptional employees! There’s no better formula for success. Thank you, Team Valero! #fuelingexceptionalfutures #valeroenergy http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vME4Z

    Forbes partnered with market research company Statista to pinpoint the organizations liked best by employees in our first-ever ranking of America's best employers by state.

    Forbes partnered with market research company Statista to pinpoint the organizations liked best by employees in our first-ever ranking of America's best employers by state.

  • In a world filled with possibilities, what’s your next career move? Engineering, Information Services, Commercial Ops and more. Find your Future. Be Exceptional. Visit http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vM9RZ to view current job opportunities. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vM9Ha

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Valero Energy Awards & Accolades

  • Top 50 Most Community-Minded Companies, Bloomberg and Points of Light, 2013
  • America's Most Reputable Companies, Forbes.com, 2014
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