A nationwide 95 RON octane standard for vehicles can deliver major carbon reductions in the nation’s light-duty auto fleet faster and at a lower cost than any other proposal being considered by policymakers right now, especially policies seeking to force nationwide vehicle electrification.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – AFPM President and CEO Chet Thompson today issued the following statement in response to Gov. Newsom’s executive order outlining his aspirational goal to ban the sale of new passenger cars and trucks with internal combustion engines.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – “AFPM joins other industry groups and the Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee in support of the EPA’s proposal to retain current health and environment air quality standards.
Building on decades of broader efforts alongside automakers to advance fuel-efficient technologies and vehicles, refiners are leading the effort to transition the U.S. to high-octane gasoline.
Often overlooked in the compendium of efforts toward a cleaner vehicle fleet are bold, industry-led innovations inefficient liquid fuels, vehicle designs and internal combustion engines that continue to dramatically reduce tailpipe emissions.
The friendly skies have never been more crowded. In 2018, 4.3 billion passengers stowed their tray tables and brought their seat backs into the upright position on their way to and from wherever they wanted — or needed — to go.
If you read the headlines in the news lately — “Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Plastics Are Predicted to Rise,” “New Texas petrochemical projects add millions of tons of greenhouse gas pollution, report finds” — you’d think emissions from the petrochemical industry were getting worse.
Last week, California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones launched the latest salvo in his relentless crusade to coerce the nation’s leading insurance companies to divest from oil and natural gas company holdings.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) applauds the House Energy & Commerce Committee for passing H.R. 4775, the “Ozone Implementation Act of 2016” and urges the House of Representatives to take further action on this critical piece of legislation.