Hurricanes & Preparing For Disruption

Our nation’s refiners and petrochemical manufacturers have developed robust preparedness measures that can be taken in the event of a hurricane or extreme weather event. Find resources and learn more about industry efforts here.

 

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COVID-19 Preparedness, Response and Resources

U.S. fuel and petrochemical manufacturers prepare and practice for emergency situations, and in the fight against COVID-19 we are committed to doing our part to limit the spread of the disease while keeping critical infrastructure in operation.

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What’s New

RFS Announcement Another Trump Betrayal of U.S. Refinery Workers

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AFPM Communications
WASHINGTON, D.C. – AFPM president & CEO Chet Thompson issued the following statement in response to EPA’s announcement this morning that it will reject all small refinery “gap year” requests for relief from Renewable Fuel Standard regulatory obligations and fast-track regulations to encourage the sale of more E15 gasoline.

AFPM Statement on Gap Year Waivers

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AFPM Communications
WASHINGTON, D.C. – AFPM released the following statement today in response to media reports that the White House has instructed EPA to deny retroactive waivers to small refineries seeking hardship relief.

RFS: Fix the Mess

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AFPM Communications
Ethanol is a valuable source of octane in fuel, but there is a limit to how much our gasoline can take. Today, there simply isn’t the fuel demand, infrastructure or consumer appetite to absorb an arbitrary 15-billion gallons of ethanol.

18.6 million

U.S. refining increased to more than 18.6 million barrels per day, almost 20% of global capacity.

4 million

We create the jobs that employ more than 4 million Americans in 33 states.

$185 billion

Petrochemical manufacturers have invested $185 billion to expand operations to meet growing demand.