The Perils of a Carbon Tax

A carbon tax would increase energy costs for those who can least afford it.

Operations & Process Technology Summit

The Summit

Registration is now open for the Operations & Process Technology Summit.

Careers at AFPM

At AFPM, we are always searching for top notch talent to drive the mission and goals of our association.

AFPM in your Community

America’s refining and petrochemical manufacturing industries are proud to be an important part of your modern life.

AFPM Annual Report

AFPM Annual Report

Learn how AFPM members are powering progress and the vital role of fossil fuels.

AFPM Bakken Crude by Rail Report

A Survey of Bakken Crude Oil Characteristics Assembled for USDOT

Meetings & Conferences

International Lubricants & Waxes Conference

General sessions provide technical experts and marketing representatives a chance to discuss the latest developments in lubricants, fuels, and waxes. Attendees also have excellent networking opportunities.

Annual Meeting


San Francisco California

The Annual Meeting is the world's premier refining meeting, assembling key executives and technical experts from refining and marketing organizations worldwide, as well as representatives from associated industries. The general session features high profile speakers who will address current issues of widespread importance to the refining industry. During management and technical sessions, leading industry experts share valuable insights with attendees on major issues, including energy and environmental initiatives, and the latest technological developments impacting refining and petrochemical industry management and performance.

International Petrochemical Conference

The International Petrochemical Conference is the world's largest and most prestigious conference representing the petrochemical industry.

Full List of Meetings

News now

AFPM President Chet Thompson responds to President Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL Pipeline

WASHINGTON – “We are disappointed that President Obama, in a purely political move to improve his standing with environmental special-interest groups ahead of the Paris climate discussion, decided to reject a project that would provide the U.S. with a stable energy source from a trusted partner for years to come.

AFPM Challenges Clean Power Plan

The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM), as part of a larger industry coalition, today filed a petition for review with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s final Clean Power Plan rule, which was signed on August 3, 2015.

AFPM Goes on the Record on the Crude Export Ban

In a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) expressed opposition to any legislation that includes new subsidies or energy taxes in exchange for lifting the crude oil export ban.

AFPM Weighs-in on EPA’s New Ozone NAAQS

President Chet Thompson: “EPA’s decision to lower the ozone standard is the administration’s latest blow to consumers and the U.S. manufacturing renaissance.

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