Dickinson Refinery

Overhead view of the Dickinson Refinery

Step 1: Requirements to Work at an MPC Refinery

Contract Employees must be enrolled in an MPC approved Drug and Alcohol Test program.

All Contract Employees must be enrolled in an approved program

To obtain an account, please contact DISA's Sales Department at 281-673-2530 or sales@disa.com


Please contact OSCA


Please Contact ASAP Drug Solutions.

Contract Employees status must be tested in an MPC approved program prior to
coming onsite. Any Contract Employee not “green-lighted” will not be allowed onsite.

Contract Employees must pass a background security check from one of the following
background check providers: (These are the currently approved MPC background check providers)

  • DISA Global Solutions,
  • First Advantage,
  • Guidepost Solutions LLC,
  • S2 Verify
  • OSCA

All contract workers must take and successfully complete the Refinery approved site-specific training prior to obtaining a Contractor Badge. Taken within the last 2 years

Federal/State Required Orientation:

  • OSHA10/30
  • RSO
  • DSOP
  • Basic Plus
  • ECCS Refresher (NDSC provided)

Site Orientation locations:

  • Dates and Times Offered on site from 7am-1pm, M-F
  • Location NDSC in Bismarck North Dakota, HASC location (online soon), Alliance Safety Council LA locations (online soon)
  • How to Register for Orientation - Contact OSCA to do on site or reach out to provider (NDSC, HASC, or Alliance Safety Council directly)
  • Site specific orientation is available online currently, as well as at multiple safety councils.  

Contract workers will obtain their refinery access ID 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 ID card:

  • Drug & Alcohol testing compliance,
  • Background Check, and
  • Successful completion of the site-specific training
  • OSHA Equivalent training

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

Contractor employees must always keep the Refinery Access ID Card 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.

Beards are prohibited within the refinery. Mustaches and short sideburns are permitted if they do not interfere with the facial seal of protective breathing devices.

Respiratory Protection 01-33, Section 20, Appendix II

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.