American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers

September 17, 2014


Today American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) hosted industry leaders for a roundtable discussion of America Next’s energy white paper. The plan, which was co-authored by Congressman Bill Flores and America Next’s Honorary Chairman Governor Bobby Jindal is entitled Organizing Around Abundance: Making America an Energy Superpower. The full plan and executive summary are available at

Governor Jindal led the group of executives from BP, Occidental Petroleum, Phillips66, Valero, and the American Petroleum Institute in a review of the plan’s executive summary before taking questions. The discussion largely focused on U.S.’s capacity to cultivate the abundance of energy resources as a means for creating millions of jobs. Additionally, participants began a robust conversation about how to effectively communicate the impact of cheap energy and the ripple effect it has on the economy.

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