Kenai Refinery

Overhead view of the Kenai Refinery with an Alaskan Mountain range off in the distance

Step 1: Requirements for Working at the Refinery

  • Contractors with MPC Contract - Please contact DISA (New to Kenai – not fully
  • Contractors with Tesoro Contract – D&A program is self-managed.

Contract Employees must pass a background security check through OSCA or DISA.

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

We accept a variety of H&S cards – Beacon, MAPTS, OSHA 10 & 30 hour general industry or construction, 40 hr. HAZWOPER, C-Stop, DSOP, RSO, et al. Other general industry safety cards can be approved through the TSO safety department.

All contractors must have a valid TWIC card to work at the Kenai Refinery

  • Site Specific Orientation
    • Hours: Monday morning 07:45AM  - 12:00PM
    • Address: 54741 Energy Way, Kenai, Alaska 99611
    • Contact: Contract Refinery ES&S Admin. Assistant at (907) 776-3575 two weeks prior to orientation date requested.

Contractors must be “safety status met” in ISNetworld or have a pre-approved variance  prior to entry.

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

NOTE: Individuals must present a valid picture ID to receive their Refinery access ID

Contractor employees must always keep the Refinery Access ID Card in their
possession while on Refinery Property.

Step 2: What to Know before Coming Onsite

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

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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.

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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 work in Refinery Tank Farm
  • 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.