Preparing by Maintaining

Preparing by Maintaining

Maintenance equals preparedness. That’s what colleagues share repeatedly as they talk about how Shell Puget Sound Refinery staff keeps the site prepared for emergencies.

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Ready to respond

Ready to respond

Our people are always prepared to respond to an emergency. At any hour of any day, 365 days out of the year there are trained state-certified emergency responders on-site at Shell Puget Sound Refinery.

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Tied up in knots: ERT to the rescue

Tied up in knots: ERT to the rescue

Puget Sound Refinery’s Emergency Response Team plays a critical role for the site, and roughly 130 members serve on the team across rope rescue, medical, fire, hazmat and oil spill response.

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Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month is an observance each September to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies that could happen at any time. The 2021 theme is “Prepare to Protect. Preparing for disasters is protecting everyone you love.”


Sign up for CodeRED

With CodeRed, Skagit 911 and Skagit County Department of Emergency Management can notify you in case of emergencies. This system is a way to receive local, timely and critical information when it matters most.


Stay Connected

Shell Puget Sound Refinery wants to make sure you have the information you need to contact us. You can call Puget Sound Refinery at 360-293-0800, visit us on Facebook @ShellPugetSoundRefinery or follow us on twitter @ShellPugetSound.


The health and safety of our employees, contractors, community and environment are our top priorities as we strive to proudly fuel life in the Pacific Northwest. During Preparedness Month, and every day, the Puget Sound Refinery in-house emergency response teams are ready to respond to an emergency at a moment’s notice. Each team is prepared through training conducted throughout the year which keeps their skills sharp and our equipment in top shape.

John White - General Manager, Shell Puget Sound Refinery