Workforce Development

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

The Energy Industry Needs our Nation’s Veterans

There are some 2.8 million veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. These brave men and women served their country on the battlefield. Along the way, they learned skills that are hugely advantageous to civilian employers, among them: leadership, change...

/ November 11, 2014

When and Why Do Children Make STEM Career Choices

Greetings from Vienna, Austria. This week I have the opportunity to attend the European Petrochemical Association’s annual conference. One of the sessions I attended was “When and Why Do Children Make STEM Career Choices?” I was curious to get a...

/ October 6, 2014

AFPM Partners with First Book to Highlight the Importance of STEM for the Workforce of the Future

In case you missed it, the fuel and petrochemical manufacturing industries are helping to drive America’s economic engine and creating job opportunities along the way. Demand for skilled workers with a STEM education (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) is on...

/ September 22, 2014