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U.S. President Donald Trump has tentatively approved a plan to increase the amount of biofuels that oil refiners are required to blend each year to compensate for exemptions handed out to small refiners by the Environmental Protection Agency. Read more

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Lee College Economic Alliance event in Pasadena 2017

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The second half of 2019 and most of 2020 will be robust but volatile for Texas oil and gas producers Read more

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Environmental awareness

Gaj Rudolf

Occidental Petroleum Corp. plans to shift toward a carbon-neutral production model but new U.S. laws are needed to support technologies designed to fight global warming. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

The Trump administration announced repeal of an Obama-era regulation that had expanded pollution protections for waterways such as wetlands and shallow streams. Read more

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A modern industrial facility requires a large tract of land ideally located in an area designated for industrial use that has access to an existing transportation matrix for raw materials and products. Read more

Current Issue

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

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Photo courtesy, Aecom

There are no plans to shut down the bridge completely however, drivers should use alternate routes. Read more

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By 2023, nearly 90% of all U.S. natural gas and oil production will be regulated under EPA’s New Source Performance Standard, jumping to 98% by 2033. Read more

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The Trump administration will propose rolling back Obama-era limits on emissions of methane at oil and gas operations on Thursday, a government source said, relaxing standards on one of the main pollutants scientists link to climate change. Read more

Plant Management & Operations

Concerns for the global economy have increased as trade tensions between Beijing and Washington mounted in recent days. Read more

Commodities

The company will continue to run its 400 million gallons-per-year Hennepin, Illinois, plant at full production. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

President Donald Trump is committed to expanding U.S. energy production and increasing manufacturing, he said as he toured the multi-billion-dollar Shell cracker project in Pennsylvania. Read more

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The United States re-imposed sanctions on Iran in November after pulling out of a 2015 nuclear accord between Tehran and six world powers. Read more

Commodities

The main construction phase will soon begin on Shell's Petrochemical complex in Potter Township, PA.

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President Trump, Administrator Wheeler, and U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry will tour the soon-to-be completed Pennsylvania Petrochemicals Complex. Read more

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Today, the American Petroleum Institute issued a new technical report to aid oil and natural gas companies in selecting the right materials for bolting, a key to safe and reliable operations. Read more

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The waivers from the country’s biofuel laws were fewer than previous year’s and marked an increase in the number of petitions rejected Read more

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Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing further amendments to the regulations governing the disposal of coal combustion residuals, commonly known as coal ash. Read more

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Oil prices rose more than 2% on Friday, regaining some ground after their biggest falls in years. Read more

Commodities

The head of the U.S.  Environmental Protection Agency defended his agency’s expanded use of waivers exempting refineries from the country’s biofuel law during a closed-door meeting with farm state senators last week Read more

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The NEB has decided how regulatory processes for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project will continue, including detailed route and condition compliance processes. Read more

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