Workforce Development

Expanding Industries’ Reach en Español

Over the last few years, AFPM has increased its efforts to attract people to the wide range of careers in the fuel and petrochemical industries in anticipation of not only a wave of retirements that will hit the industries in...

/ September 22, 2016

Women in Petrochemicals: Bringing Diversity to the Industry

Over the last 20 years, I have seen an increasing number of women joining the petrochemical industry which is a great thing. However, women still only make up 25 percent of the petrochemical workforce currently, so there is still room...

/ March 17, 2016

AFPM Celebrates Job Creation at Energy Day

America’s abundance of oil and natural gas resources are providing a variety of high-tech, well-paying career opportunities. More than 30 refining expansions worth $14 billion are currently under development across the United States. In addition, approximately 243 U.S. chemical investment...

/ September 30, 2015

Veterans: Fueling America’s Fuel and Petrochemical Industry

As we all learned in school, Independence Day commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776 which declared our independence from Great Britain. A huge thank you goes out to those in the U.S. military, who...

/ July 1, 2015