Valero Brand Requirements

Sites must meet certain minimum requirements and economic criteria to qualify for the Valero brand image conversion paid by the company. Valero offers two brand options – Shamrock and Beacon – for sites that do not meet Valero brand requirements, but still enjoy basic benefits of a branded program.

Minimum Requirements

Canopy
Valero Brand: Modern/well-lit canopy structure

Shamrock, Beacon Brands: Required, but may be attached or freestanding

  • No fluorescent lighting
  • Canopy pan required
  • Smooth, flat, horizontal fascia (30 inches minimum)

Exterior Surface

  • Concrete pad under canopy
  • Asphalt or concrete in all parking areas, drives, ingress/egress, etc.

Gasoline Dispensers

Valero Brand:

  • Minimum of two MPDs with CRINDS (excluding urban areas on the West Coast which require minimum of three MPDs with CRINDS)
  • Must be modern, fully operational and in good condition

Shamrock, Beacon Brands: Minimum of two MPDs or electronic dispensers

Diesel Dispensers
Valero Brand: Stand-alone diesel dispenser (single-product) under gasoline canopy acceptable
Shamrock, Beacon Brands: Stand-alone branded diesel dispenser (single-product) under gasoline canopy acceptable
 

Convenience Store
Valero Brand Exterior:

  • Modern c-store with exterior appearance complementary to the overall brand image
  • Good outside lighting

Valero Brand Interior:

  • Clean, modern, visually appealing and well-stocked, and that complements the overall brand image
  • Good inside lighting
  • Clean/modern public restrooms

Shamrock, Beacon Brands Exterior:

  • Must be complementary to the overall brand image
  • Good outside lighting

Shamrock, Beacon Brands Interior:

  • Clean, visually appealing and well-stocked, and that complements the overall brand image
  • Good inside lighting
  • Clean public restrooms

Volume Requirements
Minimum gasoline volume varies by market

Broadband Communication
Valero Brand: Must install, use and maintain Valero-approved broadband communication solution upon branding
ePOS System
Valero Certified Integrated ePOS Systems:

  • Gilbarco Passport
  • VeriFone Vx570
  • VeriFone Ruby/Sapphire
  • VeriFone Topaz
  • Wayne Nucleus
  • VefiFone Commander Site Controller
  • Fiscal TravStar1