Petrochemical

Propylene is helping hospital patients “get well sooner”

When it comes to places you’d rather not visit, the hospital is bound to top the list. Occasionally, you need to go; you hope not to stay too long; and often, otherwise simple things like using the bathroom can be...

/ March 3, 2019

Cybersecurity 101 in the Refining and Petrochemical Industries

Though it is largely unseen, cybersecurity permeates most, if not all, aspects of fuel and petrochemical manufacturing, ensuring our industries can function efficiently and without disruption. Given how critical this technology is to our sectors, and how vital of our...

/ February 7, 2019

Perspectives: Diverse Stakeholders React to EPA’s Announcement of Bigger Ethanol Mandates for 2019

A diversity of consumer groups, environmental organizations, food producers and engine manufacturers joined AFPM in voicing their opposition to the unsustainable ethanol mandates released by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for 2019. In November, the EPA announced that it will...

/ December 19, 2018

FACT CHECK: As petrochemical industry expands, facilities are getting cleaner

If you read the headlines in the news lately — “Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Plastics Are Predicted to Rise,” “New Texas petrochemical projects add millions of tons of greenhouse gas pollution, report finds” — you’d think emissions from the petrochemical...

/ December 10, 2018