Dickinson Refinery

Overhead view of the Dickinson Refinery

Step 1: Requirements to Work at an MPC Refinery

Marathon Dickinson Pre-Access Testing - performed by DISA.  Initial pre-access requires hair follicle, urinalysis, and breathalyzer testing.  Please be aware that it is up to your organization to follow up with DISA to confirm results (Cost for drug screen is the responsibility of the company and will not be paid for by MPC).

Contractor Employee status will be checked when the access badge is requested.  An active (green) status allows for a badge to be issued.  An inactive (red) status will require the Contractor Company to contact DISA for more information.  An access badge cannot be issued when there is an inactive (red) status.

NOTE: OSCA/ASAP Drug & Alcohol testing will be honored if taken prior to October 15th, 2023.

After Octover 15th, Contractors entering the refinery must use DISA.

Contract employees must pass a background security check from DISA.

Contact for DISA: 
DISA Global Solutions

RefineryPass site specific orientation, if taken prior to January 1st, 2024, will be good until the contract employees' annual orientation is due for renewal.  Below are the requirements for a contract employees to gain access to the Dickinson Refinery on January 1st, 2024.

All contract workers must take and successfully complete the MPC approved site-specific training requirments through the Health and Safety Council (HASC) prior to obtaining a Contractor Badge.  If any questions arise through out this process please reference the provided materials through HASC at the bottom of this section.

The site-specific training requirements will be administered by the Health and Safety Council where an account must be set up if this is your first time using HASC.  This site-specific training will be administered either by online proctor* or at a HASC approved facility.  Dickinson Security will be utilizing HASC GateCheck portal for verification of the Health and Safety Council Training requirements described in the chart below.  All training requirements in the HASC GateCheck must be "green-lighted" before entry into the Dickinson Refinery.

Health and Safety Council Training Annual Requirements:

DKN Onboarding Matrix

Any questions regarding training setup/activities should be directed towards the Health and Safety Council and can be reached at the following: 
(888) 955-SAFE         https://www.hasc.com/          [email protected]

If you have any questions regarding training requirements, please contract Brandy Todd via email at [email protected]

*Online Proctoring will require a computer with a webcam and microphone capabilities.  Please reach out to HASC with any questions regarding the online proctoring after reviewing the included documents.  

Contractor User Guide     Registering for Live Online Proctoring    Link Mobile


Contract workers will obtain their refinery access badge card at the Refinery Security & Badging office at the following address:

  • Street Address 3815 116th Ave SW, Dickinson, ND 58601 Admin building, east facing door

The following is required and will be verified by Refinery Security prior to issuing the Refinery access badge:

  • Drug & Alcohol testing compliance,
  • Background Check, 
  • Successful completion of the site-specific training, and
  • Successful completion of a required safety training

NOTE: Individuals must present a valid government issued picture ID to receive their Refinery badge.

Contractor employees must keep the Refinery Access badge in their possession while on Refinery Property.

Step 2: What to Know Before Coming On-Site

Illegal drugs and unauthorized alcohol, weapons and unauthorized firearms are prohibited on refinery property. All individuals are subject to search while on company property.

*Prohibited firearms as defined as including, but not limited to, hand guns, rifles, shot guns, assault weapons, stun guns and zip guns.

* Prohibited weapons defined as including, but not limited to, knives (4" blade or longer), martial arts equipment, bows and arrows, crossbows, air rifles, police clubs, sling shots, brass knuckles, explosives and any other devices manufactured or constructed for the purpose of causing injury. Mace or other similar defensive devices intended to temporarily disable a person would not normally be considered a weapon.

Employees must be clean shaven. 

The following PPE is required for entry into a process unit and/or tank farm area(s):

  • Hard Hat
  • Chemical Goggles - Available on Person
  • Safety Glasses
  • Hearing Protection
  • NFPA 2112 FR Clothing
  • Gloves - Min - Cut Level 3 Glove for General Duty Use
  • Personal H2S Monitor
  • Safety Toed Shoe with a defined heel

Certain areas/jobs may require additional PPE which shall be worn in accordance with posted signs or as stated on the Safe Work Permit. 

NOTE: Contractor PPE is not supplied by Marathon Petroleum Company LP.

Safety One

Please view this video that best describes the fundamental pillars of MPC’s safety culture. If you have any questions or want more information please contact the Site Safety Supervisor for information.