COVID-19 Response

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Get information on how Phillips 66 is responding to the COVID-19 situation in the communities where we live and work.

 

A thank you from the Humber Refinery

The employees of the Humber Refinery send a thank you to all those on the front lines: healthcare professionals, critcial industry workers, refinery employees, contractors and vendors, and everyone working in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Workers at critical infrastructure sites ‘still have a job to do’ amid pandemic

While nearly all of the cities and states where Phillips 66 operates have a stay-at-home order in place, thousands of employees are still working on-site to keep critical industries like refineries in operation.

Community organizations get boost from Phillips 66 to make protective gear with 3D printers

Our refineries in California, Montana and Louisiana have all funded 3D printers to make gear like face masks and face shields.

Phillips 66 Pledges $3 Million Commitment to Relief Efforts

Phillips 66 will contribute $3 million to COVID-19 relief efforts across the United States and in the United Kingdom, providing essential support for first responders, food banks, health care and other critical organizations serving vulnerable populations.

Gray Oak Pipeline ramps up service

The Gray Oak Pipeline made its first commercial deliveries of crude oil to the U.S. Gulf Coast region, achieving another milestone and getting one step closer to full service.

Maintaining our volunteerism

Phillips 66 has partnered with Points of Light to foster and promote Global Volunteer Month. Read our Chairman and CEO Greg Garland's message about the importance of volunteerism.

Continuing literacy efforts

Phillips 66 partnered with the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation, purchasing 100,000 new children's books to bridge the learning gap as schools remain closed.

Donating medical supplies

Phillips 66 Lake Charles Manufacturing Complex donated needed, critical medical supplies for healthcare workers in Louisiana.

In the United Kingdom, the Phillips 66 Humber Refinery donated thousands of pieces of personal protection equipment to support medical staff at Grimsby Hospital.

Assisting in emergency management

Phillips 66 Ferndale Refinery donates to improve emergency management operations in Whatcom Co., Washington.

Providing meals for seniors

Phillips 66 aided a Texas charity in providing meals to homebound senior citizens.

Safety for fuels consumers

To help consumers limit contact with surfaces, Phillips 66 has removed the need to punch in a security code into the pump keypad when paying with Mobile Pay.

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Phillips 66 ​Response to COVID-19

At Phillips 66, the safety of our employees, contractors and communities is our top priority.  Because of this, we are taking proactive measures to protect the health and safety of our employees and the public during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

As part of a critical infrastructure industry, Phillips 66 provides an essential service to the nation and our communities, and we have an ongoing obligation to continue operating. The President's Coronavirus Guidelines for America emphasizes that those working in this industry have a special responsibility to maintain normal work schedules.

Planning and Preparedness

Pandemic planning teams have been meeting regularly.  Business continuity plans have been reviewed, tested and are being activated as we closely monitor information from subject matter experts, including The Centers for Disease Control, the World Health Organization, other health authorities and government at all levels.

During this challenging time, we are actively taking steps to mitigate business risk while continuing to ensure safe and reliable operations across our portfolio.  Our commitment to providing energy and improving lives remains steadfast as we focus on meeting the needs of our customers and stakeholders.

Keeping Employees Safe and Informed

We have taken steps to protect and educate employees as we do our part to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, including:

  • Ensuring our employees have real-time access to information on our Virus Prevention Hub internal site
  • Implementing travel restrictions
  • Putting restrictions in place regarding visitors at our facilities
  • Encouraging and practicing social distancing measures in alignment with the recommendation of health authorities
  • Utilizing technology while implementing remote working practices
  • Leveraging our excused leave with pay and hardship assistance practices for our employees
  • Promoting proven personal hygiene practices, including frequent handwashing, covering coughs and sneezes, and keeping environments clean, as well as providing additional cleaning services at our facilities

Status of Operations

All Phillips 66 assets are operational at this time. Many of our refineries are running at reduced rates, and major turnarounds have been delayed at several locations. The company does not share specifics on future planned maintenance schedules.

For more on actions that Phillips 66 is taking in response to the challenging business environment, read the news release here

Message to Our Workers and Other Stakeholders

Employees and full-time contractors should visit the Virus Prevention Hub on the company intranet site for the latest information and sign up to receive updates via text blasting.  All other key stakeholders are encouraged to maintain communications with normal Phillips 66 contacts and to visit this page often for updates.

Other Resources

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