Managing growth is a monumental undertaking—and one that Valero Energy Corporation has mastered. But as one of the largest oil refinery companies in North America, with revenues exceeding $90 billion (USD), the company needed to find a way to fit new applications into its existing infrastructure in a quick and cost-effective manner. By switching to SAP’s NetWeaver platform, Valero saved $480,000 (USD) in the first month.
and oxygenates. Valero has 17 refineries in the United States, Canada, and Aruba; approximately 5,800 retail and branded wholesale outlets in the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean, and refining capacity of 3.1 million barrels per day. Key Challenges Grow rapidly, primarily through acquisitions Quickly achieve acquisition synergies Improve decision making information for acquired operations Shorten postmerger integration by 4- to 8-fold Eliminate duplication of effort and data Speed up generation