Video: Alkylation Safety & the Production of Cleaner Gasoline

Watch our newly released video highlighting the safety approach and measures used by U.S. refineries with hydrofluoric acid (HF) alkylation units.

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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.

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What’s New

Time for a revisit: What happens with refinery profits… and are “buy backs” a bad thing?

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AFPM Communications
Publicly owned companies, like many U.S. refineries, have a fiduciary responsibility (which is a legal obligation) to act in the best interest of their shareholders, and that extends to how companies spend their earnings. Often, earnings are spent on a combination of the following: direct dividends, stock buy back programs, paying down debt and capital investment projects.

AFPM welcomes Aaron Ringel as Vice President of Government Relations

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AFPM Communications
American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) President & CEO Chet Thompson today issued the following statement on the recent hiring of Aaron Ringel as Vice President of Government Relations: “We are glad to welcome Aaron and immediately put him to work on behalf of AFPM’s members from the refining, petrochemical and midstream energy industries..."

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.