Franchise Opportunity: Texaco U.K.
Texaco products have been sold in the UK for over 100 years and today Valero Energy Ltd, a subsidiary of Valero Energy Corporation, markets fuel in the UK and Ireland under the Texaco brand.
From motor fuels to domestic heating oil, loyalty cards and fuel cards, Texaco products and services are known for their high quality, reliability and performance. There are around 800 Texaco-branded service stations in the UK, owned and operated by independent retailers, making it the largest independent branded chain of service stations in the country. There is an extensive network of authorised Texaco distributors supplying a wide range of customers, particularly in more rural locations.
Valero in the UK employs around 770 people and many thousands more are employed in Texaco branded retail businesses across the UK. Over the last few years, Texaco branded service stations have accounted for a growing percentage of service stations in the country and the company is committed to increasing its network of branded retailers and distributors.
Our Business in the UK
Valero refines crude oil at its refinery in Pembroke, south west Wales. The refinery began operations in 1964 and today it is one of the largest manufacturers of fuels in northwest Europe, with throughput of 270,000 barrels of crude oil each day. Valero’s Pembroke refinery is one of the leading employers in south Wales and is one of Europe’s largest and most complex refineries.
In addition to the refinery, Valero has ownership interests in four major pipelines, six UK fuel terminals and a 13,000-barrel-per-day aviation fuels business.
The company supplies fuel products to its UK customers via its fuel terminals and pipeline infrastructure. We additionally supply fuel from a number of third party owned terminals throughout the UK.
Wincanton is contracted to deliver through their tanker fleet, providing a safe and reliable service. The drivers are employed by Wincanton, who ensure they are some of the most well trained and knowledgeable drivers in the industry.
Our fuel distribution service is open 362 days a year and operates a 24 hour service during weekdays. We take accountability for all customer problems and set ourselves a one hour turnaround for all customer enquiries.
• East Sussex
• Isle of Wight
• North Humberside
• North Yorkshire
• South Humberside
• South Yorkshire
• Tyne and Wear
• West Midlands
• West Sussex
• West Yorkshire