St. Paul Park Refinery

A shot of St. Paul Park Refinery with a yellow sky


Step 1: Requirements to Work an MPC Refinery

Contract Employees must be enrolled in an MPC approved Drug and Alcohol Test program. All Contract Employees must be enrolled in approved program

To obtain an account, please contact DISA’s Sales Department at 281-673-2530 or (This would only apply once your site is on DISA)

Contract Employees status must be tested in an the MPC approved program prior to coming onsite. Any Contract Employee not “green-lighted” will not be allowed onsite.

Contract Employees must pass a background security check from one of the following background check providers: (These are the currently approved MPC background check providers)

Approved Background Check Provider

Contact Name


E-Mail Address

DISA Global Solutions

Heather Charanza

Brady Quarles



First Advantage

Premier 1 Customer Service



Don Owens

(713) 724-9489

S2 Verify

Yvette Rodriguez

770-649-8282 Ext. 1016

Safety Council of Texas City

Sean Simpson


All contract workers must take and successfully complete the Refinery approved site-specific training prior to obtaining a Contractor Badge.

Contractor Orientation:

Federal/State Required Orientation:

Site Specific Orientation: See attached brochure

  • Inver Hills Community College · 2500 80th Street East · Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076 Center for Professional & Workforce Development · (651) 423-8276 

Contract workers will obtain their refinery access ID card at the Refinery Security & Badging office at the following address:

St. Paul Park Refinery – East Gate
459 3rd Street

St. Paul Park, MN 55071

Open 6-6 M-F

The following is required and will be verified by Refinery Security prior to issuing the Refinery access ID card:

  • Drug & Alcohol testing compliance, DISA Program
  • Background Check, and TWIC Card
  • Successful completion of the site-specific training – OSHA 10 or equivalent included

NOTE: Individuals must present a valid picture ID to receive their Refinery access ID card.

Contractor employees must always keep the Refinery Access ID Card in their possession while on Refinery Property.

Step 2: What to Know Before Coming On-Site

Illegal drugs and unauthorized alcohol, weapons and unauthorized firearms are prohibited on refinery property. All individuals are subject to search while on company property.

Beards are prohibited within the refinery. Mustaches and short sideburns are permitted if they do not interfere with the facial seal of protective breathing devices.

St. Paul Park Facial Hair Policy

The following PPE is required for entry into a process unit and/or tank farm area(s):

  • Hard Hat
  • Chemical Goggles - Available on Person
  • Safety Glasses
  • Hearing Protection
  • NFPA 2112 FR Clothing
  • Gloves - Min - Cut Level 3 Glove for General Duty Use
  • Personal H2S Monitor
  • Safety Toed Shoe with a defined heel

Certain areas/jobs may require additional PPE which shall be worn in accordance with posted signs or as stated on the Safe Work Permit.

NOTE: Contractor PPE is not supplied by Marathon Petroleum Company LP.

Safety One

Please view this video that best describes the fundamental pillars of MPC’s safety culture. If you have any questions or want more information please contact the Site Safety Supervisor for information.