Hurricanes & Preparing For Disruption

Our nation’s refiners and petrochemical manufacturers have developed robust preparedness measures that can be taken in the event of a hurricane or extreme weather event. Find resources and learn more about industry efforts here.

 

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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.

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What’s New

Pipelines Q&A with Robert Benedict

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AFPM Communications
Increasing public interest in pipelines in recent months prompted us to speak with AFPM Senior Director of Petrochemicals, Transportation, and Infrastructure Rob Benedict to gain some insight into the hidden role of pipelines in our everyday lives.

AFPM Statement on California ICE Vehicle Ban

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AFPM Communications
WASHINGTON, D.C. – AFPM President and CEO Chet Thompson today issued the following statement in response to Gov. Newsom’s executive order outlining his aspirational goal to ban the sale of new passenger cars and trucks with internal combustion engines.

RFS Announcement Another Trump Betrayal of U.S. Refinery Workers

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AFPM Communications
WASHINGTON, D.C. – AFPM president & CEO Chet Thompson issued the following statement in response to EPA’s announcement this morning that it will reject all small refinery “gap year” requests for relief from Renewable Fuel Standard regulatory obligations and fast-track regulations to encourage the sale of more E15 gasoline.

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.