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  • AFPM Encouraged by Tax Reform Proposal

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Statement from the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) in response to the “Unified Framework for Fixing Our Broken Tax Code” released today by congressional Republican leaders and the Trump administration.

    AFPM Statement on Court Ruling for 2016 RVOs

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Statement from Chet Thompson, President and CEO of American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers in response to today’s ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia on the 2016 RVOs

    AFPM Encouraged by EPA Proposed Changes to Biofuel Mandates

    WASHINGTON – Following the release of the 2018 Renewable Volume Obligations (RVOs) for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), AFPM President and CEO Chet Thompson released the following statement.

    AFPM Promotes Moody and Hires Benedict from PHMSA

    WASHINGTON – The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) promoted Geoff Moody to vice president, government relations. Moody has been with the organization since 2012, when he joined the organization as director, government relations.

    AFPM Taps Edelman’s Zarraby to Head Communications

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) announced that Jaime Zarraby will join the organization as senior vice president, communications.

    AFPM Names Derrick Morgan Senior Vice President

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) announced that Derrick Morgan will join the organization as senior vice president, federal and regulatory affairs. In this role, he will oversee the government relations, regulatory affairs, and petrochemical departments.

    AFPM Requests Federal Court to Uphold EPA’s RFS Waiver Authority

    WASHINGTON D.C. – The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) participated in oral arguments today in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in the case Americans for Clean Energy et al. v. EPA et al. (case number 16-1005).

    AFPM Safety Awards Honor Industry Achievements

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) has recognized the winners of the 2016 Annual Safety Awards, part of an ongoing mission to improve and highlight outstanding workplace safety programs. The awards are part of a comprehensive program developed by the AFPM Safety and Health Committee to promote safe operations in the petroleum refining and petrochemical manufacturing industries, and to recognize facilities with outstanding occupational and process safety performance.

    AFPM Names New Chairman and Vice Chair

    The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) is pleased to announce that Lawrence M. Ziemba, vice president of refining at Phillips 66, has been named chairman of the board of AFPM and Joseph W. Gorder, chairman, president and CEO of Valero Energy Corporation, has been named vice chairman.

    AFPM Challenges Decision on Tank Car Surcharge

    AFPM Challenges Decision on Tank Car Surcharge 2017-04-05 WASHINGTON – The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) filed a petition for review in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, challenging the Surface Transportation Board’s (STB) dismissal of its complaint against the unlawf