Industrial Section

Industrial Section

US Oil & Refining

History

The U.S. Oil refinery was constructed on the Tacoma tideflats in 1957 from units of an old Spokane, Washington topping refinery. It consists of two parts: the refinery and tank farm, and the Marine Terminal.

Wastewater

All process water discharges to the Blair Waterway, which is a part of Commencement Bay.
  • An infiltration basin discharges to groundwater at the Marine Terminal.
  • Two stormwater outfalls discharge into the Lincoln Avenue Ditch.
  • Two stormwater outfalls discharge into Erdahl Ditch via Marshall Avenue.
  • One stormwater outfall discharges to the City of Tacoma's stormwater pipe on Port of Tacoma Road.
Capacity:

In 2012, an average of 36,912 barrels per stream day of crude oil were processed.

Major Products:
  • Gasoline
  • Diesel oil
  • Jet fuel
  • Marine fuel
  • Gas oils
  • Emulsified and road asphalt
Facility Site Number: 40

Location and Mailing address:


    3001 Marshall Avenue
    P.O. Box 2255
    Tacoma, WA 98421


Air Operating permit: Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has jurisdiction.
Website, phone number: (206) 343-8800, (800) 552-3565

Ecology Contact:
For more info visit the Company Website

Facility 24hr Contact Number:
    (253) 383-1651