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HollyFrontier Puget Sound Refinery


Manufacturing, Production

About Us

The Shell Puget Sound Refinery is a place where generations of
area residents have found jobs, built careers, supported families
and strengthened their communities. Our 700 employees and
contractors work in a safe and environmentally responsible way
to deliver the fuel that powers community and economic life in
the Pacific Northwest. Our team is committed to honoring the
trust the community places in us. We are proud to be part of
this community, and it’s a privilege to live, recreate and operate
in such a special place.


  • We process enough crude in a day to fill a 17 foot deep swimming pool, the size of a football field.
  • We produce about 3.2 million gallons of gasoline each day. That is enough to fill about 200,000 cars
  • We make enough fuel each day to fly 30,000 people in 149 DC-10 airplanes from Seattle to Miami.
  • We produce about 1.7 million gallons of diesel fuel per day. That?s enough to fill nearly 9,000 semi trucks.

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