RMC 2016

2016 Cat Cracker Seminar

Join AFPM in Houston, TX August 23 - Wednesday, August 24, 2016.

Q&A and Technology Forum

Join AFPM in Baltimore, MD September 25 - 28, 2016.

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Meetings & Conferences

Cat Cracker Seminar & Exhibition

August 23 - 24, 2016

Houston, TX

The seminar is designed for people who solve the problems associated with the operation and maintenance of FCCUs. The program includes Q&A sessions on FCC Processes and Mechanical issues as well as presentation tracks covering Technology Developments/Trends, Process/Operations, Equipment Availability & Utilization, and Cat Cracking Essentials. The table top exhibition will showcase the latest technological advances in FCC equipment, catalysts, refractory, diagnostics, and reliability services by companies that specialize in FCC equipment and technology.

Q&A and Technology Forum

September 25 - 28, 2016

Baltimore, MD

The Q&A and Technology Forum program has seven components to give attendees the industry's most comprehensive meeting on refinery operations and process technology: the Q&A Panel Sessions, Cybersecurity Day, the Principles & Practices Sessions, the Plant Automation/Decision Support Sessions, a hands-on Cybersecurity exercise, an Emerging Leaders Townhall and a Table Top Exhibition.

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AFPM Supports House Resolution Opposing Oil Tax

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Statement by American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) President Chet Thompson on the House Concurrent Resolution 89, expressing the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the United States economy.

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Statement by American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) President Chet Thompson on Congress’ passage of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act.

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The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) President Chet Thompson commented on the 2017 renewable fuel standards (RFS).

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