Manufacturing

New Report Points to Fuel and Petrochemical Industries Stimulating Job Growth

The latest job numbers out today (Friday, September 7th) once again paint a rosy picture of the U.S. economy – 201,000 jobs were added in August, above expectations, and wages continued to increase. The fuel and petrochemical industries, which are...

/ September 7, 2018

The true legacy of biodiesel mandates: higher costs and higher imports

Much of the focus within the Renewable Fuel Standard is on corn ethanol and the 15-billion-gallon conventional biofuel mandate. But less critically examined in this policy administered by the Environmental Protection Agency is the mandate for advanced biofuels, including biodiesel...

/ August 17, 2018

Experts Agree: Steel Tariffs Will Hurt U.S. Trade

The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) has expressed concern about the impact that steel and aluminum tariffs would have on prices at the pump, infrastructure investment and jobs. Measures limiting the free flow of energy trade lead to inefficiencies...

/ August 9, 2018
Update Jones Act

PODCAST: Sean Strawbridge, CEO of the Port of Corpus Christi

*The original podcast transcribed below can be found here. Alongside the publication of AFPM’s new study, “The Fuel & Petrochemical Supply Chains: Moving the Fuels & Products That Power Progress,” Flash Point interviewed leaders working on U.S. midstream infrastructure issues....

/ July 26, 2018