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Cybersecurity Trends in 2017

Last month I, along with 40,000 other people, attended the annual RSA Conference in San Francisco.  Between the sales pitches, the seemingly acres of trade show booths and wall-to-wall people, there were some great speakers talking about what to expect...

/ March 1, 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

Welcome to “The Summit”

“People do not decide to become extraordinary.  They decide to accomplish extraordinary things.” – Sir Edmund Hillary Before the founding of the association now known as AFPM, our industry always pursued improvement in everything we do.  It has been a...

/ February 6, 2017