Unpredictable costs associated with Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) compliance are a reality for refiners in the United States, and debates about small refinery exemptions (SREs) must remain honest and grounded in data.
New analysis has found that a Senate plan to extend the federal electric vehicle (EV) tax credit would cost taxpayers as much as $16 billion over the next decade, money that in recent years has largely gone toward the purchase of luxury electric vehicles.
Chet Thompson, President and CEO of the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM), issued the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed rule regarding modifying the interpretation of Clean Air Act Section 211(h)(4) to extend the E10 volatility waiver to E15, on which AFPM today submitted comments.
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.
Mowing lawns is a summertime rite of passage in America, providing young people with experience pitching their business to neighbors, keeping a work schedule, and making and managing money—from purchasing the gasoline that fuels the operation, to budgeting for the oils and lubricants that keep a mower’s engine and blades running smoothly.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Chet Thompson, President & CEO of The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM), released the following statement on the joint proposal by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to revise 2021 – 2026 fuel economy standards
President and CEO of AFPM, Chet Thompson Responds to EPA Consideration of Biofuel Blend Requirements for the 2019 Rule
WASHINGTON, D.C. – “It’s shameful that Administrator Pruitt and Secretary Perdue are considering recommending to the President that he renege on his promise to find a ‘win-win’ solution to the RFS that works for farmers, refinery workers and, most importantly, consumers.
As we head into the Memorial Day weekend, a lot of attention is being paid to the price of gasoline. This is no surprise since over 36 million travelers are expected to hit the roads across the country this weekend - at a time when prices for the crude oil used to make fuels are climbing.