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Security Conference

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April 24-26, 2017
San Antonio, Texas

International Petrochemical Conference

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AFPM Bakken Crude by Rail Report

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Meetings & Conferences

International Petrochemical Conference

March 26-28, 2017

San Antonio, Texas

The International Petrochemical Conference is the world's largest and most prestigious conference representing the petrochemical industry.

International Base Oils & Waxes Conference

March 27-28, 2017

San Antonio, Texas

This conference is intended to provide technical and marketing information and case studies on petroleum-based waxes and base oils. The conference brings together the leading vendors, adopters, and developers of petrochemicals and base oils in an event that stresses learning, sharing and problem solving.

Security Conference

April 24-26, 2017

San Antonio, Texas

As owners of critical manufacturing sites, we must maintain the security of our facilities, which are essential to the manufacturing sector in the U.S. The annual AFPM Security Conference presents current topics of vital importance to attendees, keeping them up-to-date on security issues, policies and future regulations.

Labor Relations Human Resources Conference

April 27 - 28, 2017

San Antonio, TX

The AFPM Labor Relations and Human Resources Committee crafts a program of speakers that cover topics such as: Labor Negotiations, Workplace Legislation, Regulatory Updates, Supervisory Leadership, Fitness for Duty, Workforce Development, and other topics important to LR/HR professionals.

National Occupational & Process Safety Conference

May 17 - 18, 2017

New Orleans, LA

The National Occupational and Process Safety Conference features an overview of both occupational and process safety challenges affecting the petroleum refining and petrochemical manufacturing industries.

Reliability & Maintenance Conference & Exhibition

May 23 - 26, 2017

New Orleans, LA

This year's 4-day program focuses on operating company case studies aimed at improving reliability in the refining and petrochemical industries. It also includes a full exhibition where attendees can meet and talk with representatives from companies offering a variety of goods and services to these industries.

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News now

AFPM Petitions EPA to Reconsider Denial of 2016 RFS Cellulosic Biofuel Waiver

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Statement by American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) President and CEO Chet Thompson on the petition asking the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reconsider its January 17, 2017 denial of the association’s petition for a supplemental waiver of the 2016 Renewable Fuel Standard cellulosic biofuel standard.

Administration to Reopen Evaluation of Auto Efficiency Standards

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Statement by American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) President and CEO Chet Thompson following President Donald Trump’s visit to Michigan where he announced the Administration would reopen the current evaluation of auto efficiency standards for Model Year 2022-2025 light-duty vehicles.

Sen. Inhofe’s RMP Resolution Will Enhance Safety and Security

WASHINGTON – The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) supports Senator Jim Inhofe’s (R-OK) Congressional Review Act resolution to disapprove the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Risk Management Program (RMP) rule. This is a companion resolution to the one Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) introduced on Feb. 1, 2017.

AFPM Applauds President Trump’s Commitment to Economic Growth

Statement by American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers President and CEO Chet Thompson following President Donald Trump’s address to the joint session of Congress:

AFPM Applauds Confirmation of Administrator Pruitt

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Statement by American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers President and CEO Chet Thompson on the confirmation of Scott Pruitt as the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Administrator:

AFPM Opposes Carbon Tax Proposal

WASHINGTON – Statement by American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers President and CEO Chet Thompson on recent calls for a carbon tax:

AFPM Applauds Trump Administration’s Final Approval of Dakota Access Pipeline

We applaud the Trump administration’s swift actions to approve the Dakota Access pipeline. This project is long overdue and we are pleased to hear that the final easement has been granted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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