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 requiring entry to any Kenai MPC facility must be current in their companies drug and alcohol testing program.

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

Marathon Kenai greatly values our relationships with our Contractor Business Partners.  We continuously seek ways to streamline and improve the contractor onboarding process to ensure qualified workers get onto the job site as efficiently as possible.  Marathon Kenai is committed to a safe work environment and providing our workforce with the most effective and reliable tools available to improve workflows and reduce redundancies. 

Marathon Kenai is excited to announce that we have partnered with the Health and Safety Council to provide Safety Essentials!

To aid in a smooth transition, Marathon Kenai will continue to accept unexpired alternative PSM training that was taken on or before March 31, 2024.   Starting April 1, 2024 the only acceptable training for Kenai Facility will be Safety Essentials (SE-SAFE) or Safety Essentials Enhancer (SE-SAFER), along with Marathon Essentials and Marathon Petroleum Kenai Refinery Site Specific courses.  Once any alternative Health and Safety training expires, contractors shall take the initial Safety and MPC Essentials with Kenai Refinery Site Specific trianing. 

All contractors must meet the following requirements before entering our site: 

  • *Safety Essentials/Safety Essentials Enhancer: SE-SAFE/SE-SAFE
  • Marathon Petroleum Essentials: 19MPCESN
  • Marathon Petroleum Kenai Refinery Site-Specific: 19MPCKNA

*Current Health and Safety Training will continue to be accepted until they expire.

As a contractor working at Marathon Kenai, you will have access to LINK™.  LINK™ is HASC's online user interface and learning management system that allows contractors to register employees for training, track training progress and upcoming expirations, build and manage employee rosters to simplify recordkeeping and verify employees meet site-entry requrements before arriving at the job site. 

If you do not have a HASC LINK™ account or have questions please contact HASC Customer Service at 888-955-SAFE or [email protected] Monday-Friday 6am-6pm CST (excluding holidays).

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, 
  • Successful completion of the site-specific orientation, and
  • Health and Safety training defined in Contractor Orientation Requirements

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

The Kenai Refinery is a smoke-free facility. Smoking or vaping is not permitted 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.

All contractors in a respiratory protection program must comply with OSHA 1910.134 (g)(1)(i)(A) & (B) and report to work every day in ready condition (see A, B below) to don a respirator.

A.)All contractor employees who are in their company’s RPP and would be required to wear a respirator to work under a MPC Safe Work Permit, must keep facial hair maintained in a manner that complies with MPC Policy.

B.) All contractors, vendors, consultants, visitors, etc. not in their company’s RPP or who will not be required or expected to wear a respirator in the performance of their duties at Kenai, will not be required to keep facial hair maintained in a manner that complies with MPC Policy.

  • A Hot Work permit is required for Cell Phone use in all process areas unless the cell phone is in an approved, spark-proof case.
  • Use of a cell phone while operating a motor vehicle is prohibited on Kenai Refinery property.

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.