Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 15, 2010
VALERO ENERGY CORPORATION
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (210) 345-2000
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On September 15 and 16, 2010, senior management of Valero Energy Corporation (the Company) will meet with analysts and investors, and will make a presentation at a power and energy conference hosted by Barclays Capital (the Conference). The slides attached to this report were prepared in connection with managements participation at the Conference. The slides are included in Exhibit 99.01 to this report and are incorporated herein by reference. The slides will be available on the Companys website at www.valero.com.
The information in this report is being furnished, not filed, pursuant to Regulation FD. Accordingly, the information in Items 7.01 and 9.01 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 Companys or its managements 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 Companys 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.
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: September 15, 2010
By: /s/ Jay D. Browning