COVID-19 upended energy markets. Demand disappeared and producers scaled back. Now that economies are reopening, and the demand for goods and services is rebounding, the demand for energy all along the supply chain is increasing, driving up not only the cost of the feedstocks and fuels refineries and petrochemical manufacturers use, but also the cost of the energy used at every step of the supply chain.
Fuel Refiners, Petrochemical Manufacturers Urge Congressional Democrats to Stand Strong, Reject New Taxes on American-Refined Energy, Plastics
Washington, D.C. – AFPM launches seven-figure campaign thanking Democrat champions, warning that reconciliation taxes could lead to higher prices on gas and consumer goods, threaten jobs and undermine U.S. energy security.
The Renewable Fuel Standard is more expensive in 2021 than at any other point in the program’s 15-year history. Soaring RFS prices signal that the RIN bank could run dry.
The Supreme Court is set to review RFS small refinery relief—what’s required to qualify and whether any small refinery can be forever disqualified.
Filling the job vacancies left in the wake of the Baby Boomer Retirement Wave is proving to be particularly difficult for the manufacturing sector.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chet Thompson, president and CEO of the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM), today issued the following statement in response to comments by Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. in last night’s presidential debate
Teachers tasked with preparing the next generation of petrochemical and refinery workers are becoming the students.
More Than 100 Refinery Workers, Union Members, Trades and Supporters Rally in Ohio Asking President Trump to Protect Refining and Manufacturing Jobs
TOLEDO, OHIO – More than one hundred refinery workers, labor leaders, and elected officials from key battleground states Ohio and Michigan gathered today in Toledo.