The Pipeline and Gas Market Development Committee and its
Manufacturing and Large Volume Consumer Subcommittee invite you to attend a special meeting with The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM)
November 5, 2015
10 am to 12 Noon
Regional Learning Alliance and Conference Center
Conference Rooms 1121/22
850 Cranberry Woods Drive
Cranberry Township, PA 16066
The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) is a trade association which represents high-tech manufacturers of virtually the entire U.S. supply of gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, other fuels and home heating oil, as well as the petrochemicals used as building blocks for thousands of vital products in daily life. Melissa Hockstad, AFPM’s Vice President of Petrochemicals, will meet with PIOGA members and guests to discuss:
· AFPM including its mission, members, activities including in the Marcellus region
· The American Shale & Manufacturing Partnership (ASMP) project and its “Ideas to Empower America’s Emerging Shale-Based Manufacturing Renaissance” report
· Future opportunities for AFPM-PIOGA collaboration
After the AFPM presentation concludes, the committee will conduct a brief meeting to review current
activities of the committee.
There is no fee to attend this meeting, but we do request that you Register. All PIOGA members and guests are welcome to attend.
Questions? Contact Danielle Boston at firstname.lastname@example.org or (724) 933-7306 ext. 28
About Melissa Hockstad:
Melissa serves as Vice President, Petrochemicals at the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) where she has overseen the organization’s petrochemical activities since October 2013. Prior to joining AFPM she was Vice President – Science, Technology and Regulatory Affairs at SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association. She previously held positions at the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) where she served as Performance Improvement Director and at Basell Polyolefins (now LyondellBasell) where she was a Senior Engineer. Melissa holds a M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University and a B.S. in Engineering Science from the University of Virginia.