|Industry||Oil refining and marketing|
|Headquarters||Montreal, Quebec, Canada|
|Luka Pejanovic, CEO|
Ultramar is an Eastern Canadian gas and home fuel retailer, with head office in Montreal. It was also a Canadian oil refining and marketing company formerly known as Golden Eagle or Aigle d'or. It was a subsidiary of Valero Energy Corporation, an American company that acquired Ultramar's former parent company, Ultramar Diamond Shamrock. Since May 2013, Ultramar has been a trademark of CST Brands Inc. after it was spun off from Valero. Today, Ultramar operates gas stations and home fuel delivery in Ontario, Quebec, and Eastern Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, PEI and Newfoundland). It also operates ValuMax, a cashback program for fuel purchases.
In 1981, Ultramar acquired Hanford, California-based Beacon Oil Company. It retained the name.
In 1994, Ultramar acquired Sergaz (originally founded in 1971 by André Ducharme) and Sunoco's Quebec gas stations. Some gas stations still operate under Sergaz but most were closed.
In 1996, Ultramar Corporation merged with Diamond Shamrock to form Ultramar Diamond Shamrock.
Ultramar was also active in industrial sales and wholesale supply.
It directly employed 3,600 people and indirectly employed 10,000. The refinery in Lévis produced 265,000 barrels (or 41.5 million litres) per day.
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