• Technical Papers

    Formal written papers of presentations made at AFPM conferences pertaining to the refining and petrochemical manufacturing industries are available.

    Technical papers are available to AFPM member company personnel at NO CHARGE.

    Individual papers are available to non-members for a fee. Please check the AFPM Online store for pricing.

    AFPM Annual Meeting Papers report on topics such as industry management, public policy, market and environmental issues; emerging technological and refinery process developments; and factors impacting fuel and lubricant manufacturing.
    Papers available through the online store.

    Reliability & Maintenance Conference Papers address plant/equipment reliability as well as organizational/ management issues.
    Papers and Q&A transcripts available through the online store.

    Environmental papers address environmental policy issues and the impact of the environmental issues on petroleum refining and petrochemical manufacturing operations.
    Papers available through the online store.

    Safety papers address health and safety, regulatory, and safety management issues relating to the refining and petrochemical manufacturing industries.
    Papers available through the online store.

    Labor Relations/Human Resources Conference papers address such topics as labor-management relations, complying with federal statutes and regulations, improving employee morale and productivity, and updates on legislation and regulation.
    Papers available through the online store.

    Clean Fuels Challenge papers focus on the challenging issues of operations, maintenance and reliability facing the refining industry in light of ultra-low sulfur standard requirements for gasoline and diesel fuel.
    Individual papers are available to non-members for a fee. Please check the AFPM Online store for pricing.

    This biennial meeting is an open forum for the exchange of experiences with mechanical and maintenance problems in fluid catalytic cracking units. It also features a tabletop exhibition of equipment and services.
    Papers and Q&A transcripts available through the online store.

    International Lubricants & Waxes Meeting Papers report on the latest trends and developments in the fuels, lubricants, and waxes manufacturing industry.
    Papers available through the online store.

    The Q&A and Technology Forum program has expanded to three major components to give attendees the industry's most comprehensive meeting on refinery operations and process technology, Q&A Panel Sessions, the Principles & Practices Sessions, and the Plant Automation/Decision Support Sessions. Plant Automation & Decision Support Conference Papers focus on practical experience with the application, integration and management of computing technology in areas of hydrocarbon processing, including process control, modeling, IT networks and Internet-based applications.
    Papers and Q&A Transcripts available through the online store..