Petrochemical

Realistic Artificial Christmas Trees: All Thanks To Petrochemicals

For those of us who are allergic to natural Christmas trees, want the convenience of being able to store a tree for next year, or even just want to avoid the dreaded needle drop, an artificial Christmas tree is often the way...

/ December 18, 2015

We have petrochemicals to thank for Back to the Future

Great Scott! It’s hard to believe, but Back to the Future 2 day has arrived. When Marty McFly and Doc Brown jumped forward from 1985, they arrived at October 21, 2015 – and much of what the film predicted would...

/ October 21, 2015

AFPM Public Service Announcement: Don’t Drink and Drone

Friends don’t let friends drink and drone—but that’s just what happened to an inebriated off-duty employee from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency in the early morning hours on January 26. And, it just so happened that his borrowed 2-foot by 2-foot...

/ February 2, 2015

Even Refining gets the Royal Touch!

Put down your popover, clotted cream and jam . . . For the Anglophiles out there who are also die-hard royal watchers, Prince William and Kate Middleton visited the Valero Pembroke Refinery in southwest Wales earlier this month. The Duke and...

/ November 17, 2014