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Valero Energy Corporation announced today that its Board of Directors approved a project to expand the Diamond Green Diesel (“DGD”) plant in Norco, LA, to 675 million gallons per year renewable diesel production capacity. more

Renewables

See pictures from the 2018 VPPPA Safety+ show held at the Gaylord Opryland Convention Center in Nashville, TN. more

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An explosion set off a huge fire at Valero Energy Corp’s 225,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) Texas City, Texas, refinery on Thursday afternoon but the fire was quickly contained, according to the City of Texas City Emergency Management office. more

Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

Plant Managers and the Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce gave a State of Industry address at the Charles Doyle Convention Center in Texas City. more

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Valero Logistics UK, a subsidiary of Valero Energy Corporation, and SemGroup Europe Holding L.L.C., have signed an agreement for the purchase of SemLogistics Milford Haven fuel storage facility on the west coast of Wales. more

Tanks/Terminals/Storage

BIC Alliance team members visit media partners at the 2018 Pipeline Pigging & Integrity Management Conference held in Houston, TX. more

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Several major U.S. Gulf Coast refineries were restarting operations on Wednesday as temperatures warmed following record lows across the region overnight, freezing instrumentation and snapping power lines, according to refining sources. more

Refining/Petrochemical

Looking back at 2017 with BIC Magazine. Here are the top 10 most-read articles online for the year. more

Refining/Petrochemical

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz wants to place a cap of 10 cents each on renewable fuel credits - a fraction of their current value - to help U.S. refiners cope with the nation’s biofuels policy, according to a document viewed by Reuters on Thursday. more

Refining/Petrochemical

The ECC is an association of leaders in the engineering and construction management world who are interested in fostering a powerful platform for career growth. more

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Oil major Chevron, leading refiner Valero and Delta Air Lines have complained to the U.S. energy watchdog about fees Colonial Pipeline charges to ship gasoline, diesel and jet fuel over its fuel network, the country’s largest. more

Pipeline/Transportation

Magellan Midstream Partners LP and Valero Energy Corp. plan to expand and jointly develop the marine storage along the Houston Ship Channel; TYR Energy Logistics LLC commenced operations at BRRT in Corpus Christi; Pin Oak Terminals LLC has opened... more

Tanks/Terminals/Storage

Valero Energy Corp shut a coker and may close other units at its 335,000 barrel per day (bpd) Port Arthur, Texas, refinery, following a fire, said sources familiar with the plant’s operations. more

Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

Valero Energy Corporation and Plains All American Pipeline, LP. ) have mutually agreed to terminate the agreement providing for the acquisition by a subsidiary of Valero of two petroleum storage and distribution terminals. more

Pipeline/Transportation

A storage tank caught fire at the Valero refinery in Port Arthur, Texas. more

Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

Valero Energy Corporation and Magellan Midstream Partners have formed a joint development of the marine storage facility currently under construction along the Houston Ship Channel in Pasadena, Texas. more

Midstream

From the left, Robert (Bob) Fisher of Valero St. Charles Refinery visiting with Randy Moore in the Total Safety booth at the Safety + National Symposium in New Orleans. more

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From the left, Josh Stevens of Valero Energy Corporation, Brooke Barber of the Alliance Safety Council and Joey Oncale of Valero Energy Corporation visiting in the Alliance Safety Council booth at the Safety + National Symposium in New Orleans. more

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Doug Wackler of Valero McKee Refinery, Patti Dutton of Gas Clip Technologies, Kevin Jeanes of Valero McKee Refinery and Will Galt of Gas Clip Technologies visit in the Gas Clip Technologies booth at the Safety + National Symposium more

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