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Natural Disasters and Price Gouging

Fuel supply restrictions resulting from hurricanes and other natural disasters, often lead to price increases as the market reacts to rebalance supply and demand. To protect consumers, many states have enacted price gouging laws that limit a merchant’s ability to...

/ September 1, 2017

Our Industries’ Response to Harvey

The unprecedented disaster wrought by Hurricane Harvey has the safety of friends, family, colleagues and communities along the Gulf Coast weighing heavy on our minds and hearts. As the crisis continues to unfold over this Labor Day Weekend, members of...

/ September 1, 2017

AFPM Committee Keeps Abreast of the Tech Changes in the Industry

Before I stated my career at AFPM in 2003, there was a committee called the “Computer Committee”.  This committee consisted of operating companies and associate member companies.  The company representatives on this committee were the process control engineers.  Wikipedia defines...

/ August 24, 2017

Petrochemicals Shine Brightly During Eclipse

Everyone’s focus is on the sun today, as millions of Americans gaze upwards to witness the spectacular solar eclipse. And petrochemicals will be shining brightly today, as they help people to safely view the eclipse and help scientists to learn...

/ August 21, 2017