I am writing to update you on the operations here at Cherry Point. Now that we have had the chance to more fully assess the damage from the fire that occurred on February 17th, we have decided that it would be prudent for us to begin our spring maintenance activities that were planned for later in the year. This gives us the opportunity to combine the repair work and maintenance work with the least amount of down time.
As you know, when we have large scale maintenance work we’ll need to bring in additional workers. Over the next few weeks you will notice more activity and traffic along Grandview Road. If you are able to avoid the area during the morning (6:00A – 7:00A) and the evening rush (5:00P – 6:00P) your commutes will be a little easier.
We expect the maintenance work to last in to April and will keep you updated as work progresses. If you have any questions, please contact us at www.bpcherrypoint.com.
Thanks in advance for your patience.
Michael Abendhoff, BP Refinery Manager