WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United Steelworkers—on behalf of their 1.2 million active and retired members, and the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers, in a joint letter, have petitioned President Biden to fill the four empty seats on the Chemical Safety & Hazards Investigations Board (CSB).
For more than 100 years, the women and men of our industries have answered the call to serve when our country needed them. Through war, economic shocks, and natural disasters, refiners and petrochemical manufacturers have helped build new industries, grow our economy and fuel progress.
Employee health and safety is top priority for the fuel and petrochemical industries, and the COVID outbreak has necessitated a number of changes to business operations.
We took a moment to speak with Adam Ali, AFPM’s Manager of Workforce Development, about changes in the workplace employees are experiencing – including what happens when someone tests positive for COVID-19 — and actions being taken to protect and support the workforce.
With a wave of retirements looming in the next decade, many in the petrochemical and refinery sectors are looking to a 40-year industry veteran to prepare the next generation of highly qualified workers.
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.
AFPM exists to serve its members and to act as the voice of the fuel and petrochemical industries in Washington and across the United States.
Over the past two decades, as the HollyFrontier Navajo Refinery has more than doubled its output, the surrounding community of Artesia, New Mexico has developed its local business district to support this unprecedented growth.
HOUSTON — The dog days of summer typically bring one or two hurricanes that lash the U.S. Gulf Coast. The punch of these storms, with their powerful winds and heavy rains, often has the potential to curb production at Gulf Coast refineries that together churn out nearly 50 percent of U.S. motor fuels and are crucial to our economy.