Press Releases

Discover the media announcements below highlighting important updates regarding the Vancouver Energy terminal proposed by Tesoro and Savage.

The press releases are organized by date. Also be sure to visit our news articles page and document library for more information.


February 27: Vancouver Energy and Port of Vancouver USA Agree to End Lease a Month Early, Paving Way for $100,000 Contribution to Support Community Causes
January 30: Vancouver Energy Statement on Governor Inslee’s Decision


November 28: Vancouver Energy Statement on EFSEC's Recommendation


October 7: Vancouver Energy Is ‘All In’ On Public Safety – Proposes Performance Based Throughput
August 2: Vancouver Energy Adjudicative Hearing Concludes; Additional Safety Commitments Announced
July 12: Experts tout benefits and commitment to safety of Vancouver Energy
February 24: Vancouver Energy Community Fund Awards Grants to Six Local Organizations
January 20: Tesoro launches plan to support development of renewable biocrude for its refineries


September 17: Vancouver Energy Emphasizes Crude Oil-By-Rail Safety With Tesoro’s New Rail Cars
May 18: Tesoro Exceeds New Federal Crude Oil Tank Cars Standards With Addition of Enhanced Rail Cars
January 20: Savage Receives Safety Award from Association of Washington Businesses


October 17: Vancouver Energy Welcomes Labor Endorsements
October 2: Tesoro Launches Foundation to Further Community Investments
September 22: Tesoro Pledges $1.1 Million to Support K–12 Education in Local Communities
August 22: Vancouver Energy and Analysis Group Release Economic Findings
February 6: Tesoro Upgrading Rail Car Fleet to Consist Entirely of Newer CPC–1232-Compliant Cars


April 22: Tesoro and Savage Announce Joint Venture to Construct and Operate Crude-by-Rail Unloading and Marine Loading Facility at Port of Vancouver USA