Industrial Section

Industrial Section

Phillips 66 Ferndale Refinery (formerly ConocoPhillips)

Location & History

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. Outfall 001 discharges treated process wastewater to the Strait of Georgia. Stormwater Outfall 002 discharges to an unnamed tributary and ultimately Lummi Bay. Stormwater Outfalls 003, 004, and 005 discharge to an unnamed tributary and ultimately the Strait of Georgia. Two new Outfalls, 006 and 007, discharge stormwater through a wooded area, feeding onsite wetlands before leaving the refinery property at the Slater Road ditch.


From January 2010 through December 2011, the refinery processed an average of 98,100 barrels per day of crude oil.

Major Products:

The refinery separates crude oil for further processing and blending into a variety of petroleum products.
  • Gasoline
  • Diesel oil
  • Jet fuel
  • Liquid petroleum gas (LPG)
  • Residual fuel oil
  • Marine bunker fuel oil
Facility Site Number: 17

Mailing address:
    P.O. Box 8
    Ferndale, WA 98248
Air permit: Northwest Clean Air Agency (360) 428-1617 or (800) 622-4627

Ecology wastewater and hazardous waste permit contact:
To contact the refinery, visit the company's website or call (360) 384-1011.