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The Ferndale Refinery is located on Puget Sound in Ferndale, Washington, approximately 20 miles south of the U.S.-Canada border. Facilities include crude distillation, naphtha reforming, fluid catalytic cracking, alkylation and hydrodesulfurization units. The refinery produces a high percentage of transportation fuels. Other products produced include residual fuel oil, which is supplied to the northwest marine bunker fuel market. Most of the refined petroleum products are distributed to customers in the northwest United States by pipeline and barge.

Clean Product Yield Capability: 84%

Nelson Complexity Factor: 7.7


Gasolines Production: 65 MBD*

Distillates Production: 39 MBD*

Crude Throughput: 105 MBD

Total Throughput: 121 MBD

* Clean product capacities are maximum rates for each clean product category, independent of each other. They are not additive when calculating the clean product yield capability for each refinery.
(MBD) Thousand Barrels Per Day

HISTORY: Built in 1954

LOCATION: Ferndale, Washington, about 20 miles south of the U.S.-Canada border

SIZE: 850 acres (approx.)

WORKFORCE: Approximately 240 employees

  • Transportation fuels (gasoline and diesel)
  • Fuel oil
  • Pipeline
  • Barge/ship
  • Railcar