National Labor Relations Board: A Shark Unseen

Remember in the movie “Jaws” when Roy Schneider was throwing chum over the side of the “Orca” and the shark suddenly appeared? The shark was much larger than anyone on the boat had expected. Thus, the famous movie line “You’re...

/ September 22, 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

Keystone XL Pipeline – Six Years in the Making and the U.S. is Still Waiting

Today marks six years since TransCanada first submitted its application to the U.S. State Department to construct the Keystone XL (KXL) Pipeline. After six years of delays, the pipeline seems more like a pipe dream than a tangible reality. The...

/ September 19, 2014

Making a Case for the CASE Act

To piggyback off the ozone NAAQS post my colleague Geoff Moody wrote July 31st, I wanted to bring your attention to a bicameral legislative effort underway to bring some common sense to the new ozone NAAQS regulation that will be finalized...

/ September 17, 2014