WPMAEXPO is our biggest event of the year. It draws thousands of petroleum marketers and other industry professionals from all of our member states to Las Vegas for a week of seminars, mixers, speeches and events.
Currently, we plan to host... (Read More)
American business owners have been battling uncertainty for more than five months now. Legislators in Washington, D.C., have made some effort to ease the pain caused by COVID-19, but more needs to be done. This is especially true when it comes to... (Read More)
2020 has been a year unlike any other, and we're only halfway through it. The COVID-19 pandemic has been particularly troublesome, leading to business shutdowns, slowed demand for certain products and plenty of uncertainty.
Unfortunately... (Read More)
Pandemic or not, Americans love their road trips. A recent survey by travel app GasBuddy found that one in three Americans still plan on taking a summer vacation, thanks in part to low gas prices.
The summer season is always busy for gas station... (Read More)
On February 6, 2020, a new federal law took effect that prohibits the sale of unauthorized flavored vapor cartridges. Tobacco and menthol cartridges remain legal and can stay on the shelf, but any other flavors––especially those targeted at... (Read More)
The past few months have been a whirlwind. Businesses all over the country — both large and small — have had to make difficult decisions, laying off employees, cutting advertising budgets and taking steps to prepare for an uncertain future. All... (Read More)
Ever since the COVID-19 outbreak began, legislators in the House and Senate have taken steps to support small- and medium-sized businesses. One of the first bills to pass was the Paycheck Protection Program.
The PPP is a $669-billion business... (Read More)
Are you the owner of a petroleum marketing business with 500 or fewer employees? If so, you may qualify for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Treasury Department's Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) or the Economic Injury Disaster... (Read More)
Over the course of the last month and a half, the world has turned completely upside down. Some states have been under "shelter in place" orders and many businesses deemed "non-essential" have been forced to close. Although many petroleum businesses... (Read More)
As biofuel becomes more and more popular, petroleum businesses must consider upgrading their infrastructure to handle blends like E15 and B20.
Biofuels significantly decrease greenhouse gas and emissions, but they also require special pumps... (Read More)