State-approved contingency plan holders

We review and approve oil spill contingency plans for:

  • Large oil-handling facilities that transfer oil over waters of the state.
  • Hazardous liquids pipelines (oil pipelines).
  • Tank vessels regardless of gross tonnage.
  • Fishing and cargo vessel (300 gross tons or more and involved in commerce).
  • Passenger vessels of 300 gross tons or more with a fuel capacity of 6,000 gallons or more.
  • Railroads transporting oil of any kind as bulk cargo.


Company plan holder Expiration date Staff contact
TLP Management Services LLC 02/23/2023 Max Gordon
Kinder Morgan Liquids Terminal - Harbor Island 08/17/2020 Darcy Bird
Maxum Enterprises, LLC 12/29/2020 Nhi Irwin
Navy Region Northwest 10/19/2020 Sabrina Floudaras
NuStar Engery, LP (Distribution Terminal) 09/16/2021 Wendy Buffett
Alon Asphalt Company 07/20/2020 Sabrina Floudaras
Phillips 66 Integrated Contingency Plan Washington State Annex 05/21/2020 Sabrina Floudaras
REG Grays Harbor Integrated Contingency Plan 05/19/2020 Nhi Irwin
Shell Pipeline Company- Seattle Terminal 03/24/2020 Darcy Bird
SeaPort Sound Terminals 11/24/2020 Wendy Buffett
Tesoro Port Angeles/Vancouver/Pasco Terminals 08/28/2019 David Prater
Tidewater Transportation and Terminals 10/31/2019 Wendy Buffett


Company plan holder Expiration date Staff contact
BP Pipelines - NW Pipelines District 06/10/2021 Scott Zimmerman
Trans Mountain Pipeline (Puget Sound) LLC 12/26/2023 Scott Zimmerman
Phillips 66 - Yellowstone Pipeline 09/17/2023 Scott Zimmerman
Tesoro Logistics NW Pipeline 10/22/2019 Scott Zimmerman
McChord Pipeline Co. (Contingency Plan combined with U.S. Oil & Refining Co.) 01/15/2021 Nhi Irwin
Tidewater Pasco Pipeline 06/25/2019 Wendy Buffett
SeaPort Sound Terminal/Pipeline (Contingency Plan combined with facility plan) 11/24/2020 Wendy Buffett


Company plan holder Expiration date Staff contact
BNSF Railway Company 03/01/2023 Max Gordon
Columbia Basin Railroad Company 10/23/2023 David Prater
Central Washington Railroad Company 03/19/2023 David Prater
Great Northwest Railroad 04/27/2023 Max Gordon
Portland Vancouver Junction 03/19/2023 Darcy Bird
Puget Sound and Pacific Railroad


David Prater
Tacoma Rail 11/05/2023 Sabrina Floudaras
Union Pacific Railroad 02/19/2024 Darcy Bird


Company plan holder Expiration date Staff contact
Andeavor Anacortes Refinery* 08/19/2020 David Prater
BP Cherry Point Refinery 03/23/2020 Max Gordon
Phillips 66 Ferndale Refinery 05/20/2020 Sabrina Floudaras
Shell Puget Sound Refinery 12/29/2019 Darcy Bird
U.S. Oil & Refining Co. (Contingency Plan combined with McChord Pipeline Co.) 01/15/2021 Sabrina Floudaras


Company plan holder Expiration date Staff contact
Alaska Tanker Company 11/13/2019 Nhi Irwin
BP Shipping Limited 05/08/2020 Max Gordon
Harley Marine Services, Inc. 06/21/2021 Wendy Buffett
National Response Corporation 11/27/2022 Sean Orr
Polar Tankers 08/28/2019 Darcy Bird
Tidewater Transportation 06/25/2019 Wendy Buffett

Umbrella vessel plans

Company plan holder Expiration date Staff contact
Maritime Fire and Safety Association 10/31/2021 Sean Orr
Washington State Maritime Cooperative 01/23/2024 Sean Orr

* Indicates conditional approval. Plans are given conditional approval status for 18 months or less. During this time, the plan holder must address the conditions and gain final plan approval.

How to submit a contingency plan

Please submit plans to:
Spill Prevention, Preparedness and Response Program
ATTN: Plan Development and Review Unit
PO Box 47600
Olympia, WA 98504-7600

Contingency plan rules