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Emerging Technologies Advancing Industry Safety

The U.S. refining and petrochemical industries rank among the safest manufacturers in the nation – a claim that makes us very proud.  In the past 30 years, our injury and illness rates have dropped to less than one incident per 100 employees annually, which is five times lower than the total recordable rates of the entire manufacturing sector.

Ensuring Fuel Supply During Hurricane Lane

As Hurricane Lane, currently a Category 2 storm, makes its way towards Hawaii, our priority today is supporting Par Pacific Holdings, which is temporarily shutting down its 93,500 barrel per day refinery in Kapolei, on the island of Oahu, to ensure the safety of workers, and the community and environment surrounding the facility.

U.S. Fuel-Makers Responding Quicker To Storms To Keep America Moving

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.

AFPM Members Are Making Health and Safety More Accessible

Every day, AFPM members make products that improve our lives and contribute to human progress — including fuels like gasoline, diesel and jet fuel that facilitate access to vital health services, and petrochemicals used as building blocks to create healthcare equipment, devices and technologies.