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

AFPM Launches New Workforce Development Site

Mike McDonnell, President and Chief Executive Officer, TPC Group, Inc., has written a guest blog for Petro Primer on our new Workforce Development Site: Attention future employees – have you heard about the terrific career opportunities in the fuel and...

/ September 16, 2014

EPA’s Standard Operating Procedures for RFS: Delay, Delay, Delay

The Clean Air Act (CAA) requires EPA to promulgate volumes for the annual Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) by November 30 of the previous year.  This was intended to provide all stakeholders with a minimum 30 day lead time before the commencement...

/ September 15, 2014