Veterans

After Active Duty, Veterans Find New Purpose in Refinery Work

When he was just 21, Andrew Kiefer McNeill served as the commanding officer of 30 Marines providing security “in a pretty hot area” of Iraq. McNeill knew he was serving a purpose. But he also knew that after four years...

/ November 30, 2018

A New Mission for Veterans: Finding A Fresh Sense of Purpose

After serving their country honorably, many members of the armed forces face a transition to civilian life that can often be exciting and confusing. These brave men and women, including 2.8 million veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, who...

/ July 3, 2018

Powering Our Prosperity By Hiring Our Heroes

The petrochemical sector is leading the resurgence of American manufacturing – 256 new projects and expansions have been announced, creating 465,000 direct and indirect jobs by 2023 due to the shale boom. In addition, the fuel and petrochemical manufacturing industries...

/ March 9, 2016

Veterans Day: Petrochemicals in Special Operations

As a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, I take great pride in acknowledging my comrades in all services during this week, in which both Veteran’s Day and the Marine Corps Birthday are celebrated. I’ve been looking forward to...

/ November 9, 2015