The Valero Jean Gaulin Refinery is located in Levis, Canada (near Quebec City). The refinery receives crude oil by ship at its deepwater dock on the St. Lawrence River and by pipeline and ship from western Canada. It transports its products through Valero's pipeline from Quebec City to the company's terminal in Montreal and to various other terminals through eastern Canada by rail, ships, trucks and third-party pipelines.

By the Numbers

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Valero tanker truck

Refinery Products

The Jean Gaulin Refinery produces sweet crude oils into gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, home heating oil, butane and low-sulfur fuel oil. 

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In Our Community

Jean Gaulin Employees Give Back

Volunteers built planter boxes

Public Spaces

$9.5 million investment to acquire and develop spaces for the general public, including Le Parc de la Jetée, le Parc Valero les Écarts, the Abbey Woodland and the Auberivière golf course.

Valero Texas Open golf ball

Benefitting Children

The Benefit for Children golf tournament raised $4.7 million for children's charities throughout Quebec, Ontario and the Atlantic provinces the past 12 years.

Group or Valero volunteers

United Way

$600,000 donations from the company and employees to Centraide/United Way in 2016.

Awards & Honors

Valero Chairman’s Award for Reliability four out of the past 10 years, posting the best reliability numbers of Valero’s 15 refineries.

2017 Quebec’s Civil security merit and federal government exemplary service award for the 2016 flagship operation simulating a major spill in the St. Lawrence River, called Operation Phare.

2016 top award Business and Social Commitment for large organizations at the Quebec City Board of Trade and Industry Fideides Awards.

Local Information

Valero Jean Gaulin Refinery

Valero in Canada

Valero Energy operates in Quebec, the Atlantic Provinces, Ontario and New England, and is the leading distributor of petroleum products in Quebec, meeting 70% of Quebecers' needs and approximately 40% of demand in Eastern Canada. It is the second largest refiner in the East of the country and its main assets in Quebec are the Jean Gaulin refinery in Lévis, the Pipeline Saint-Laurent and its Montreal East storage and distribution terminal. It also has several major logistics infrastructures in Eastern Canada.

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    Marina Binotto

    Manager Public &

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    Jean Gaulin Refinery

    165, chemin des Îles

    Lévis, Québec G6V 7M5

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