Petrochemical

A Petrochemical Boom Could Go Bust with More Trade Tariffs

*The op-ed below originally appeared in Morning Consult on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 One of America’s major strengths when it comes to the economy and global trade is our petrochemical industry, which produces the building blocks used in manufacturing supply...

/ October 16, 2018

On National Manufacturing Day, Industry Job Growth Holds Strong

As American manufacturers champion their contributions to economic competitiveness and product innovation today, the industry has yet another reason to celebrate – U.S. manufacturing employment is still on the rise. Marking National Manufacturing Day (Friday, October 5th), the latest U.S....

/ October 5, 2018

New Report Points to Fuel and Petrochemical Industries Stimulating Job Growth

The latest job numbers out today (Friday, September 7th) once again paint a rosy picture of the U.S. economy – 201,000 jobs were added in August, above expectations, and wages continued to increase. The fuel and petrochemical industries, which are...

/ September 7, 2018
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PODCAST: Sean Strawbridge, CEO of the Port of Corpus Christi

*The original podcast transcribed below can be found here. Alongside the publication of AFPM’s new study, “The Fuel & Petrochemical Supply Chains: Moving the Fuels & Products That Power Progress,” Flash Point interviewed leaders working on U.S. midstream infrastructure issues....

/ July 26, 2018