2020 AFPM Summit

The Summit Goes Virtual!


COVID-19 Preparedness, Response and Resources

U.S. fuel and petrochemical manufacturers prepare and practice for emergency situations, and in the fight against COVID-19 we are committed to doing our part to limit the spread of the disease while keeping critical infrastructure in operation.


UPDATE: COVID-19: AFPM on Industries' Preparedness

Coronavirus developments are front of mind for everyone, including the staff at AFPM. We took a moment to speak with Jeff Gunnulfsen, senior director, security and risk management, about industry preparedness for the pandemic.



What’s New

Ohio Mayors Are Right to Seek RFS Relief for Refineries

AFPM Communications
Toledo, Ohio, Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz and Oregon, Ohio, Mayor Mike Seferian have appealed to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to secure relief for local refineries experiencing severe economic harm because of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) — the federal law that requires refineries to pay to prove that ethanol is added to motor gasoline every year.

AGs from Seven States Request RFS Waivers from EPA

AFPM Communications
The chief legal officers of seven states — Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, Utah, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Wyoming — added their names and states to the list of those urging EPA to issue a waiver of 2020 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) compliance burdens.  

18.6 million

U.S. refining increased to more than 18.6 million barrels per day, almost 20% of global capacity.

4 million

We create the jobs that employ more than 4 million Americans in 33 states.

$185 billion

Petrochemical manufacturers have invested $185 billion to expand operations to meet growing demand.