1981: Texaco introduces its new Star logo which is used to the present day in Ireland.
2001: Texaco Inc and Chevron Corporation merge to create the ChevronTexaco Corporation, which becomes Chevron Corporation in 2007 - one of the world's largest corporations based on market capitalisation built around three well recognised international brands - Texaco, Chevron and Caltex.
2011: Valero Energy Corporation acquires Chevron Corporation's UK and Ireland refining and marketing business and the Texaco brand is licensed to Valero in these markets. Valero Energy Corporation, through its subsidiaries, is an international manufacturer and marketer of transportation fuels, other petrochemical products and power. Its assets include 15 petroleum refineries with a combined throughput capacity of approximately 2.8 million barrels per day, 10 ethanol plants with a combined production capacity of 1.2 billion gallons per year and a 50-megawatt wind farm.
Valero markets products in 44 U.S. states, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland and the Caribbean region. Based in San Antonio, Texas, USA, Valero is a US Fortune 500 company with approximately 10,500 employees.
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