WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chet Thompson, president and CEO of the American Fuel Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM), today issued the following statement following the election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris:

“AFPM congratulates President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris and looks forward to working with them to advance our country’s global energy standing and to ensure Americans always have access to affordable, reliable fuels and petrochemical products — the building blocks of modern life. Today our industries are cleaner, safer and more efficient than ever, supporting more than 3 million good-paying jobs, and we are eager to build on this progress through a productive partnership with the new administration in the coming years."