Manufacturing

Two Upcoming Events for Women in Petrochemicals

March is Women’s History Month, and the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) has two upcoming opportunities for the women in our industry to network and connect with their peers. Women currently make up about 25 percent of the workforce,...

/ March 15, 2017

EPA Reminds Retail Stations About E15 Pump Labels

Retail gasoline stations may be confused regarding E15 pump labeling and Reid vapor pressure (RVP) requirements. There are federal and state RVP requirements on summer gasoline to reduce hydrocarbon emissions, because hydrocarbon emissions are a ground-level ozone precursor.  E15 is...

/ February 24, 2017

Pipelines 101

OK, all you anti-pipeline activists, it’s time for a pop quiz: Can you identify on the map below where the proposed Bayou Bridge pipeline will be built? How about if we narrow it down to a map of just the...

/ February 15, 2017

Free Market Energy Policies: Making The American Dream Available To All (Part Two)

States with more cumbersome, choice restricting regulations have higher energy costs, reducing a state’s economic potential.  A closer look at one of the states with the most regulation reveals these higher consumer costs are not only associated with lower overall...

/ January 22, 2016