The Valero Three Rivers Refinery is located in South Texas, halfway between San Antonio and Corpus Christi, in the heart of Eagle Ford shale production area.  The refinery has access to crude oil from West Texas and South Texas through third-party pipelines and trucks. The refinery distributes its refined petroleum products primarily through third-party pipelines.

The refinery began operations in 1974 and was acquired by Valero in 2002. 

Valero tanker truck

Refinery Products

The Valero Three Rivers Refinery processes sweet crude oils into:

  • Gasoline
  • Distillates
  • Aromatics

Snapshots of Three Rivers Refinery and Community

By the Numbers

Valero Three Rivers Refinery

In Our Community

Three Rivers Employees Give Back

Valero volunteer t-shirt

Community Partnerships

In 2017, distributed $240,000 to nine local children’s charities from the Valero Texas Open and Benefit for Children.

Valero Texas Open golf ball

Benefiting Children

  • Provided $240,000 divided among nine local children’s charities through funds raised by the Valero Texas Open Benefit for Children
  • Provided funds to purchase 100 laptops for fifth and sixth grade students as well as teachers at the local elementary school. 
Valero Three Rivers volunteers paint the park

Volunteering TIme

Three Rivers employees annually log more than 2,900 total volunteer hours in our local community.

Valero fire truck and fireman

Safety Awards & Honors

  • OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star Site since 2003; Employee commitment across all disciplines demonstrated by safety programs.
    • Currently, 3 years without a lost time incident
  • Participates in regular emergency preparedness drills.

Local Information

Contact Us

  • General Inquiries

    Have Questions or Comments?

    We care about your opinion and we’d love to hear from you!

    Debbie Trinidad

    Dir. of Refinery Human Resources

    Valero Three Rivers

    301 Leroy

    Three Rivers, TX 78071

  • In An Emergency

    Emergency Notifications

    Notification information to come.