Refining

Preparing for summer — and hurricane season

As Americans stock up on emergency essentials like water, batteries and flashlights, U.S. refiners and petrochemical producers stand ready for the weather. Just as Memorial Day weekend marked the beginning of summer, June 1st marks the official beginning of the...

/ May 30, 2019

5 Things to Know About the RFS Reset

This year, the EPA is poised to “reset” the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), which was passed in 2005 and expanded in 2007 to require increasing amounts of biofuels to be incorporated into U.S. gasoline and diesel supplies. Why the reset?...

/ May 7, 2019

Five Big Things From AFPM Annual Meeting 2019

Visions of a more sustainable and tech-enabled future dominated the agenda at the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers’ 117th annual meeting in San Antonio last week. Between sessions on virtual reality enhancing safety, and the outlook for liquid transportation fuels...

/ March 27, 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