• Nothing is more important than keeping PSR employees, contractors and the community safe.
  • PSR’s safety program includes regular training sessions and continual review of processes to help ensure that workers, neighbors and the environment are safe.
  • PSR maintains its own in-plant fire, hazmat, medical and oil spill response teams with modern equipment and more than 130 trained responders.
  • Since 2015 PSR has invested approximately $200 million in personal and process safety improvements across the site.


  • Shell PSR employees are highly involved in their local communities. In 2020, employees and PSR combined to donate more than $500,000 in Shell grants and sponsorships, employee contributions and corporate matches back to the community.
  • PSR supports dozens of local nonprofits each year for their work toward environmental stewardship, public health and STEM education.



  • Shell PSR is the largest taxpayer in Skagit County, helping support critical services in our community. 
  • On average over the past several years, PSR paid roughly $40 million annually in federal, state and local taxes.
  • Nearly 10% of all taxes paid to the Anacortes School District come from PSR.


About Us

Learn more about Shell Puget Sound Refinery, its history and the highly sophisticated processes that refine raw crude oil into products residents in the Northwest use in their everyday lives.

Social Investment & Grants

Shell Puget Sound Refinery is deeply committed to the communities surrounding our site, and we work closely with local organizations to identify opportunities that drive long-term value for their residents.

Careers at Puget Sound Refinery

Shell Puget Sound Refinery is part of the Skagit County community where generations of area residents have found jobs, built careers, supported families and strengthened their communities.

Powering Progress Together: News & Events

Read more about Puget Sound refinery partnerships, its people and past events in the features below.

Read more features about PSR

Contact Us

24/7 Security Gate: (360) 293-0800
P.O. Box 622 (mail)
8505 S. Texas Rd (deliveries)
Anacortes, WA 98221-0622