LyondellBasell’s Lake Charles Polymers Plant recently achieved the Louisiana Chemical Association’s (LCA) 2019 Best in Louisiana SAFE Award. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Environmental awareness

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Total said it would reconsider its memberships of these three groups “in the event of lasting divergences.” Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

BIC along with AFPM Safety, Sunbelt Rentals, ExxonMobil, Kuraray and more attended the Houston Area Safety Council 12th Golf Tournament and Annual Meeting on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at the Timber Creek Golf Club. Read more

BIC Attends

BIC Magazine interviews panelists during The Gulf Coast Industry Forum. Read more

BIC Videos

AFPM has created a suite of resources employees can use to have better conversations with their families and in their communities on how the industries operate and the value of the products they bring to people's daily lives. Read more


Aamir Farid, 63, passed away peacefully on July 22, 2019, in California, with his family by his side. Read more

Plant Management & Operations

U.S. refining capacity increased to more than 18.8 million barrels per day as of January 1, 2019, the highest capacity on record. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

BIC Alliance visits at the Downstream 2019 Exhibition & Conference. Read more

BIC Attends

BIC visits with ECHMA, Covestro, Ohmstede and more at the TCC/ACIT EHS Seminar at the Moody Gardens Convention Center in Galveston, Texas. Read more

BIC Attends

The main U.S. refining industry association said on Monday it sued to block the Trump administration’s effort to expand sales of higher ethanol blends of gasoline, arguing the move exceeded the administration’s authority. Read more


BIC Magazine attended the AFPM National Occupational & Process Safety Conference in Grapevine, TX. The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers emphasizes American manufacturing and jobs, and proven and reliable products for everyday life. Read more

BIC Attends

Royal Dutch Shell Plc became the first major oil and gas company to announce plans to leave a leading U.S. refining lobby due to disagreement on climate policies, citing its support for the goals of the Paris climate agreement. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

BIC visits with Marathon, Chet Thompson, Total Safety and others at the AFPM Annual Meeting. Read more

BIC Attends

According to Wood Mackenzie Chemicals, most of these U.S. investments are expected to export to Latin America, Europe, Africa and eventually into China. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

The truth is the fuel and petrochemical industries haven’t traditionally been great at communicating the positive impacts of their work. These industries also sometimes neglect to emphasize their significance to our modern lifestyles. Read more

Training & Human Resources

“At some point, this awesome economic cycle will come to an end, and we’ll have a recession of some kind,” said Morgan. “How are we going to weather that? How are we going to bounce back stronger after that?” Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

BIC attends Gulf Coast Industry Forum 2018 Read more

BIC Attends

Too often, the role of midstream energy infrastructure -- that complex and integrated system of pipelines, railroads, ports, waterways, roads and storage facilities -- is overlooked. U.S. refiners and petrochemical manufacturers rely on.... Read more

, Midstream

The ultimate goal of the initiative is to drive process safety incidents down to zero in the near future. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

  • BIC Alliance's Terry Taylor, Laurie Tangedahl, Jhon Cuthbertson, and Kelli Hefner of 4-Horn Management

  • Jeff Cline of Rain for Rent, Becky Salinas of BIC Alliance, Greg Miller of BIC Alliance, Ismael Diaz of Rain for Rent, David Johnson of Huntsman Corp.

  • Whitney Childress of Corval, Jim Simon of Corval, Steve Ades of Longview Flint Hills Resources

  • BIC Alliance's BIC Magazine, BIC Recruiting and IVS Investment Banking staff at the BIC Annual AFPM Hospitality and Networking Function

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