Industrial Section

Industrial Section

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: 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. 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.

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.