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Phillips 66 2023 University Technical Intern - Borger Refinery - Operator in Borger, Texas


The Borger Refinery is in Borger, Texas, about 50 miles northeast of Amarillo. It’s owned by WRB Refining LP, a 50/50 partnership between Phillips 66 and Cenovus Energy, and operated by Phillips 66. The refinery processes primarily medium sour crude oil and NGL delivered through pipelines from West Texas, the Texas Panhandle and Canada. Borger has a gross NGL fractionation capacity of 22,500 BPD.

A technical internship with Phillips 66 Borger Refinery will allow you opportunities to make contributions that support our overall Refining organization.

As an Operator Intern you will get to work closely with experienced professionals while learning what duties are required to keep process units operating safely with required production rates. This will expose you to the following:

  • Learn about health, safety, and environmental hazards

  • Witness the Permit to Work process

  • Witness energy isolation (e.g. Lock, Tag & Try)

  • Monitoring unit operations

  • Turning valves

  • Taking gauge and instrument readings

  • Lubricating and performing minor maintenance of equipment

  • Making necessary changes to ensure product is manufactured on specification

  • Entering and retrieving computer data as well as data analysis

  • Collecting process samples with potential to require fresh air

  • Preparing equipment for maintenance

Internship Requirements:


  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license

  • Pursuing an Associates in Process Operations or equivalent technical program

  • Available to intern for a minimum of ten continuous weeks

  • Graduation date of Summer 2023 or later

  • Willing and able, with or without accommodation, to perform/comply with the following:

    • Lift up to 50 pounds

    • Work in enclosed spaces such as tanks and silos

    • Work safely near large, hot, high-speed machines

    • Climb up to 200 feet in height; work at elevated heights

    • Work around chemicals, including acids and bases

    • Wear fire retardant clothing and personal protective equipment (such as steel-toed shoes, ear/eye protection)

    • Maintain face daily so that a respirator/face mask can seal properly

    • Work outside in harsh conditions


  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

  • Previous internship or co-op participant in related industry

  • Previous internship with Phillips 66

To apply and be considered:

  • Apply online by going to and complete the entire application process

  • Attach an electronic copy of your resume and unofficial transcript

  • Answer all prescreening questions and provide your eSignature

Candidates for regular U.S. positions must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a)(1). Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

About Phillips 66

Providing Energy. Improving Lives. We are excited about the future of energy. Our advantaged and nimble company is full of seasoned leadership and talented teams making responsible choices to adapt and explore the opportunities the changing market brings. We do this while living out our values of safety, honor and commitment; improving lives by providing access to the energy which is essential to a high standard of living and health throughout the world. Our employees, suppliers and partners share this vision to provide energy and improve lives. Our hard work, and teamwork, keeps energy flowing. At Phillips 66, we know that now, more than ever, is the time to try new things.

Phillips 66 is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Requisition ID: 56704

Location: Texas - Borger

Job Field: Internships, Graduate Positions, and Student Programs

Division : Borger Refinery

Technical Req : Yes