Natural Disasters and Price Gouging

Fuel supply restrictions resulting from hurricanes and other natural disasters, often lead to price increases as the market reacts to rebalance supply and demand. To protect consumers, many states have enacted price gouging laws that limit a merchant’s ability to...

/ September 1, 2017

Our Industries’ Response to Harvey

The unprecedented disaster wrought by Hurricane Harvey has the safety of friends, family, colleagues and communities along the Gulf Coast weighing heavy on our minds and hearts. As the crisis continues to unfold over this Labor Day Weekend, members of...

/ September 1, 2017

AFPM Committee Keeps Abreast of the Tech Changes in the Industry

Before I stated my career at AFPM in 2003, there was a committee called the “Computer Committee”.  This committee consisted of operating companies and associate member companies.  The company representatives on this committee were the process control engineers.  Wikipedia defines...

/ August 24, 2017

Petrochemicals: helping keep you safe during hurricane season

As residents along the Gulf Coast prepare for the impacts of soon-to-be major hurricane Harvey, we take a look at hurricane preparedness. Are you aware of the positive impact which the fuel and petrochemical industries play in keeping you safe...

/ August 24, 2017