Melissa Hockstad

All posts by Melissa Hockstad

Melissa Hockstad is the former Vice President of Petrochemicals for AFPM. To learn more about AFPM, visit

Are You Ready for Some Football? Petrochemicals Protect from Head to Toe.

As the summer is winding down, the 2014 football season is gearing up. Whether you are rooting for your favorite pee wee team or following the pros, did you know that petrochemicals play a key role in this favorite American...

/ August 20, 2014

Despite the Heat, Petrochemicals Help Keep Us Cool

Living in Washington, DC can be brutal during the summer months thanks to the heat and humidity. Here at the AFPM offices, the temperature has been cracking 90 °F too many times for my liking this summer. Thankfully petrochemicals are...

/ July 31, 2014

Punkten Ziel! (Score!)

High fives to Mario Gotze and team Germany for winning the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The world’s most popular sport, or football as it’s more popularly known, is sweeping the nation. More than 26 million Americans watched as Germany put...

/ July 15, 2014