Phillips 66 Ferndale Refinery (formerly ConocoPhillips)Wastewater permit comment period
The Dept of Ecology invites you comment on the modifications to Phillips 66's wastewater permit. We will only accept comments on the changes, not on the entire permit. For more information, please read the:
The refinery is located at 3901 Unick Road in Ferndale, along the Strait of Georgia between Cherry Point and Sandy Point, approximately 5 miles west southwest of Ferndale. The main source of crude oil historically comes from Alaska's Prudhoe Bay oil field delivered by tankers and Canadian Crude oil by pipeline.
Wastewater is discharged from the refinery's wastewater treatment plant. Existing process water Outfall 001 discharges to the Strait of Georgia. Existing stormwater Outfall 002 discharges to an unnamed tributary and ultimately Lummi Bay. Existing stormwater Outfalls 003, 004, and 005 discharge to an unnamed tributary and ultimately the Strait of Georgia.
From January 2010 through December 2011, the refinery processed an average of 98,100 barrels per day of crude oil.
The refinery separates crude oil for further processing and blending into a variety of petroleum products.
Ferndale, WA 98248
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