March 8, 2023 Allison Bruns
Happy International Women’s Day!
We don’t have time to acknowledge every American female innovator today, but we do want to highlight a few noteworthy trailblazers — many of whose inventions involve the petrochemicals and fuels that our industries provide!
February 8, 2023 Ericka Perryman
Questions about refinery earnings?
Short story, the President suggested that the refining industry is “profiteering” based on our recent earnings and that we should be taxed because of the way we’re spending those earnings.
February 3, 2023 Charlie Turner
Got plans this Spring?
If you haven’t attended an AFPM conference before, don’t miss out! They are a lot of fun, and the speakers, networking and information can’t be found anywhere else.
January 18, 2023 Allison Bruns
Petchems are globetrotters
After far too many rabbit holes for one person’s sanity, I learned that petrochemicals are used at several of the world’s most famous landmarks to protect, preserve and maintain their structures.
January 12, 2023 Ericka Perryman
EPA wants to take $ from refineries and send it to EV makers
This RFS would take money directly out of refinery operating budgets to pad the pockets of companies like Tesla and GM. By the government’s own estimation, an RFS this size—with its growing electric vehicle subsidies— is going to cost our industry and American drivers $25 billion or more.
December 29, 2022 Charlie Turner
I'm Auld Lang Sick
Life-giving veggies, meat, broth and noodles: Available year-round and delivered to my door courtesy of the fuel and petrochemical industries.
November 30, 2022 Ericka Perryman
A rail strike is coming. Ask Congress to Act TODAY!
As you may have seen in the news, our country is facing a rail strike in the next week that would affect all major rail operators, stop all freight trains and deliver a major blow to our economy.
November 23, 2022 Allison Bruns
It’s see-the-extended-family season and we’re here to help
For many people in our industries, dinner can come with a lot of questions (and not always nice ones) about what we do and why we’re doing it.
October 10, 2022 Ericka Perryman
What’s behind CA gas prices?
Governor Newsom has got to be kidding if he thinks that CA policies aren’t largely to blame for the price disparity between California and the rest of the nation.