Mission: To promote and foster the general welfare of those engaged in the petroleum industry through the establishment of a friendly spirit of cooperation amoung all those involved in the industry. Through this cooperation, endeavor or eliminate such practices and customs as are contrary to good sound business principles. To promulgate the enactment of proper and uniform federal and state laws and oppose unwise legislation tending to unjustly burden the industry or consuming public.
Programs: The annual convention, work shops, conferences and seminars sponsored by this association provide valuable information and guidance to member companies which belong to this association. This information includes interpretations of irs and other federal rules and regulations including osha, epa, and petroleum storage tanks. Federal and state officials speak at conventions/work shops/conferences/seminars and answer questions with respect to the various rules and regulations of their agency. The registration fees cover the cost of hotel rooms, audio visual aids, luncheon and dinner meetings, travel expenses and fees for speakers, printed instruction materials, etc.