Refiners and petrochemical manufacturers make modern life possible by producing the energy and essential products that you use every day. AFPM members keep America moving and growing as they meet the needs of the nation, its families, businesses, and local communities, strengthening economic and national security, and supporting nearly 2 million American jobs. Fuel and petrochemical manufacturers are expected to support almost 3.9 million jobs by 2025, offering high-paying jobs in a variety of career paths.  

 

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Industry Facts

Learn how refiners and petrochemical manufacturers make modern life possible!

Why Petrochemicals Matter to You

Petrochemicals are the building blocks used to make almost everything, including plastics, medical devices, phones, clothes, cosmetics, and appliances.

 

Why Refining Matters to You

Refiners make gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, and other essential transportation products that you and your family rely on to stay on the move.

Workforce Development

The fuel and petrochemical sectors are expected to support almost 3.9 million jobs by 2025, offering high-paying jobs in a variety of career paths.