Valero Energy Partners LP Launches Initial Public Offering


SAN ANTONIO, December 2, 2013 - Valero Energy Partners LP, a limited partnership formed by Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO, "Valero"), announced today that it has commenced an initial public offering of 15,000,000 common units representing limited partner interests pursuant to a Registration Statement on Form S-1 previously filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC").  The underwriters of the offering are expected to be granted a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 2,250,000 common units from Valero Energy Partners.  The common units are expected to trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "VLP."  

The common units being offered represent a 25.5 percent limited partner interest in Valero Energy Partners, or a 29.4 percent limited partner interest if the underwriters exercise in full their option to purchase additional common units.  Valero, through certain of its subsidiaries, will own the remaining limited partner interests in Valero Energy Partners, as well as the 2 percent general partner interest.

J.P. Morgan, Barclays, Citigroup, RBC Capital Markets and Wells Fargo Securities are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering.  Mitsubishi UFJ Securities, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Credit Agricole CIB, Credit Suisse, Jefferies, Mizuho Securities, RBS and Scotiabank / Howard Weil are acting as co-managers.  

The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus.  When available, copies of the preliminary prospectus may be obtained from:

J.P. Morgan
Attn: Broadridge Financial Solutions
1155 Long Island Avenue
Edgewood, New York 11717
Telephone: (866) 803-9204

Attn: Broadridge Financial Solutions
1155 Long Island Avenue
Edgewood, New York 11717
Telephone: (888) 603-5847

c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions
1155 Long Island Avenue
Edgewood, New York 11717
Telephone: (800) 831-9146

RBC Capital Markets
Attn: Equity Syndicate
Three World Financial Center
200 Vesey Street, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10281-8098
Telephone: (877) 822-4089

Wells Fargo Securities
Attn: Equity Syndicate Dept. 
375 Park Avenue 
New York, New York 10152
Telephone: (800) 326-5897 

To obtain a copy of the preliminary prospectus free of charge, visit the SEC`s website at and search under "Valero Energy Partners LP."

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the SEC but has not yet become effective.  These securities may not be sold, nor may offers to buy be accepted, prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy these securities, nor shall there be any sales of the securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

About Valero Energy Partners LP
Valero Energy Partners LP is a fee-based, growth-oriented, traditional master limited partnership formed by Valero Energy Corporation to own, operate, develop and acquire crude oil and refined petroleum products pipelines, terminals and other transportation and logistics assets. With headquarters in San Antonio, Valero Energy Partners` assets include crude oil and refined petroleum products pipeline and terminal systems in the Gulf Coast and Mid-Continent regions of the United States that are integral to the operations of Valero`s refinery located in Port Arthur, Texas, its McKee refinery located in Sunray, Texas, and its refinery located in Memphis, Tennessee.

Investors:   John Locke, 210-345-3077,  
Ashley Smith, 210-345-2744

Media:   Bill Day, 210-345-2928,

Forward-Looking Statements
This press release may include forward-looking statements.  These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, including risks relating to the securities markets generally.  When considering these forward-looking statements, you should keep in mind the risk factors and other cautionary statements in the preliminary prospectus.  Valero Energy Partners LP undertakes no obligation and does not intend to update these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances occurring after this press release.  You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release.

This announcement is distributed by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions on behalf of NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions clients.

The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: Valero Energy Corporation via GlobeNewswire

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