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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 Approval date Expiration date Staff contact
TLP Management Services LLC 02/23/2018 02/23/2023 Nhi Irwin
Kinder Morgan Liquids Terminal - Harbor Island 08/17/2015 08/17/2020 Nhi Irwin
Maxum Enterprises, LLC 12/29/2015 12/29/2020 Nhi Irwin
Navy Region Northwest * 10/19/2016 10/19/2021 - conditional approval ends 8/6/19 Sabrina Floudaras
NuStar Energy, LP 09/16/2016 09/16/2021 Nhi Irwin
Alon Asphalt Company 07/20/2015 07/20/2020 Sabrina Floudaras
Phillips 66 - Renton and Tacoma Terminals 05/22/2015 06/17/2018 Scott Zimmerman
REG Grays Harbor, LLC 05/19/2015 05/19/2020 Erica Bates
Shell Oil Products - Seattle Distribution Terminal 03/24/2015 03/24/2020 Scott Zimmerman
Targa Sound Terminal 11/24/2015 11/24/2020 Sabrina Floudaras
Tesoro Port Angeles/Vancouver/Pasco Terminals 08/28/2014 08/28/2019 Erica Bates
Tidewater Terminals 06/25/2014 06/25/2019 Erica Bates


Company plan holder Approval date Expiration date Staff contact
BP Pipelines - NW Pipelines District 06/10/2016 06/10/2021 Scott Zimmerman
Kinder Morgan Transmountain Pipeline, LLC 01/23/2014 01/23/2019 Scott Zimmerman
Phillips 66 - Yellowstone Pipeline 06/17/2013 06/17/2018 Scott Zimmerman
Tesoro Logistics NW Pipeline 10/22/2014 10/22/2019 Scott Zimmerman
McChord Pipeline Co. (Contingency Plan combined with U.S. Oil & Refining Co.) 01/15/2016 01/15/2021 Sabrina Floudaras
Tidewater Pasco Pipeline 06/25/2014 06/25/2019 Erica Bates


Company plan holder Approval date Expiration date Staff contact
BNSF Railway Company 3/1/2018 3/1/2023 Nhi Irwin
Columbia Basin Railroad Company Under review   Erica Bates
Central Washington Railroad Company 3/19/2018 3/19/2023 Erica Bates
Great Northwest Railroad Under review   Nhi Irwin
Portland Vancouver Junction 3/19/2018 3/19/2023 Nhi Irwin
Puget Sound and Pacific Railroad


Conditional Approval


Erica Bates
Tacoma Rail Under review   Sabrina Floudaras
Tri-City Railroad Company Under review   Sabrina Floudaras
Union Pacific Railroad Under review   Erica Bates


Company plan holder Approval date Expiration date Staff contact
BP Cherry Point Refinery 03/23/2015 03/23/2020 Nhi Irwin
Phillips 66 Ferndale Refinery 05/20/2015 05/20/2020 Sabrina Floudaras
Shell Puget Sound Refinery 12/29/2014 12/29/2019 Scott Zimmerman
Tesoro Anacortes Refinery 03/24/2014 03/24/2019 Erica Bates
U.S. Oil & Refining Co. (Contingency Plan combined with McChord Pipeline Co.) 01/15/2016 01/15/2021 Sabrina Floudaras


Company plan holder Approval date Expiration date Staff contact
Alaska Tanker Company 08/27/2014 11/13/2019 Sabrina Floudaras
BP Shipping Limited 05/08/2015 05/08/2020 Nhi Irwin
Harley Marine Services, Inc. 06/21/2016 06/21/2021 Erica Bates
National Response Corporation 11/27/2017 11/27/2022 Erica Bates
Polar Tankers 08/28/2014 08/28/2019 Erica Bates
Tidewater Transportation 06/25/2014 06/25/2019 Erica Bates

Umbrella vessel plans

Company plan holder Approval date Expiration date Staff contact
Maritime Fire and Safety Association 11/18/2016 10/31/2021 Sean Orr
Washington State Maritime Cooperative 01/23/2014 01/23/2019 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