Industry Links

The following links have been compiled to help ILTA members in finding additional information about the oil and gas and chemical industries.


Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA)
ARA members sell seed, nutrients, crop protection products, feed, equipment and technology to farmers and ranchers

American Chemistry Council (ACC)
ACC represents a diverse set of companies engaged in the business of chemistry

American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM)
AFPM represents American manufacturers of gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, other fuels and home heating oil, as well as petrochemicals

American Gas Association (AGA)
AGA represents more than 200 energy companies that deliver clean natural gas throughout the United States

American Petroleum Institute (API)
API represents all aspects of America’s oil and natural gas industry

American Trucking Associations (ATA)
Through a federation of 50 affiliated state trucking associations and industry-related conferences and councils, ATA is the largest national trade association for the trucking industry

American Waterways Operators (AWO)
AWO is the national advocate for the U.S. tugboat, towboat and barge industry

Asociación Nacional de la Industria Química (ANIQ)
ANIQ represents chemical manufacturers in Mexico

Associação Brasileira da Indústria Química (ABIQUIM)
ABIQUIM represents Brazilian manufacturers of chemical products

Associação Brasileira de Terminais de Líquidos (ABTL)
ABTL represents liquid bulk terminals in Brazil

Association of Oil Pipe Lines (AOPL)
AOPL represents the interests of owners and operators of America’s liquid pipelines

Cámara Nacional del Autotransporte de Carga (CANACAR)
CANACAR represents the general interests of the trucking industry in Mexico

Canadian Association of Chemical Distributors (CACD)
CACD is a trade association for the distribution sector of the Canadian chemical industry

Compressed Gas Association (CGA)
CGA represents manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, and transporters of gases, cryogenic liquids, and related products

Dangerous Goods Advisory Council (DGAC)
DGAC is an educational organization that promotes safe and efficient transportation of hazardous materials in domestic and international commerce

Engineering Equipment & Materials Users Association (EEMUA)
EEMUA represents companies that are significant purchasers and users of engineering equipment and materials of construction

European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC)
CEFIC is the forum and the voice of the chemical industry in Europe

Federation of European Tank Storage Associations (FETSA)
FETSA represents European national tank storage associations and independent bulk liquid storage companies

Federation of Tax Administrators (FTA)
FTA represents the interests of state tax administrators

Institute of Makers of Explosives (IME)
IME develops recommendations and guidelines for all facets of explosives operations from manufacture to use and disposal

International Vessel Operators Dangerous Goods Association (IVODGA)
IVODGA is an international organization comprised of representatives of the ocean common carriers of the world

National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD)
NACD represents companies that process, formulate, blend, re-package, warehouse, transport, and market chemical products

National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
NACS represents convenience store and petroleum marketing companies

National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE)
NACE International offers technical training and certification programs, conferences, industry standards, reports, publications, technical journals, and government relations activities relating to corrosion control

National Industrial Transportation League (NITL)
NITL represents companies in the business of shipping, receiving, transporting or facilitating the movement of freight

National Private Truck Council (NPTC)
NPTC represents the private corporate trucking fleet industry and its professional practitioners

National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC)
NTTC represents companies that specialize in bulk transportation services by cargo tank throughout North America

Ontario Trucking Association (OTA)
OTA provides services and public policy advocacy for trucking companies hauling freight into, out of and within the Province of Ontario, Canada

Petroleum Equipment Institute (PEI)
PEI members manufacture, distribute and service petroleum marketing and liquid handling equipment

Petroleum Marketers Association of America (PMAA)
PMAA is a federation of 47 state and regional trade associations representing independent petroleum marketers nationwide

Regional Association of Oil, Gas and Biofuels Sector Companies in Latin America and the Caribbean (ARPEL)
ARPEL represents over 90 percent of the upstream and downstream activities in Latin America and the Caribbean

Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers of America (SIGMA)
SIGMA represents fuel marketers and chain retailers in the United States and Canada

Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
SME serves practitioners, companies, educators, government and communities across the manufacturing spectrum

The Fertilizer Institute (TFI)
TFI represents fertilizer producers, wholesalers and retailers

U.S. Chamber of Commerce
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce represents the interests of businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions

U.S. Oil and Gas Association (USOGA)
USOGA is an advocate for producers of domestic oil and gas

Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI)
WCI advocates for the nation's inland waterways system

Western States Petroleum Association (WSPA)
WSPA represents petroleum companies in the western states of Arizona, California, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington

Industry Publications/Resources

BIC Magazine
Multi-industry, multi-departmental energy publication

Biofuels International
Biodiesel, bioethanol, and biomass news

Bulk Transporter
Information on the liquid and dry bulk logistics industries 

Downstream Business
News, data, analysis and insights about downstream oil and gas technologies and market developments worldwide

Fluid Handling International
Information on liquid handling and transfer equipment in the oil and petrochemical, chemical, pharmaceutical, wastewater and food and beverage industries

Fuel Marketer News
Online information source for fuels-related news and education

Fuel Oil News
Information on the distribution, storage and marketing industry in the UK and Ireland

Hazardous Cargo Bulletin
Covers the transport of liquid chemicals, liquefied gases, explosives and radioactive materials

Hydrocarbon Engineering
Covers the downstream oil and gas sector

Hydrocarbon Processing
Covers technological advances, processes and optimization developments in the hydrocarbon processing industry

Hydrocarbons Technology
International procurement and reference resource providing news on the global hydrocarbons industry

Market intelligence and news for the global chemical, energy and fertilizer industries

Information source on corrosion and the mechanical integrity of assets in the Hispanic market

LNG Industry
Covers the entire LNG value chain

Oil & Gas Journal
International oil and gas news, analysis of issues and events and statistics on international markets and activity

Pipeline & Gas Journal
Information on pipeline operations worldwide

Port Technology International
Technical journal for ports, harbors and terminals worldwide

Southern Waste Information eXchange (SWIX)
SWIX is a free service designed to help businesses, industries and other organizations find markets for materials traditionally discarded

Storage Terminals Magazine
News about developments in the storage terminal industry and information and details on terminal expansion projects

Online social network that focuses exclusively on the oil and chemical industry

Tank News International
Covers the storage terminal, tank containers, road tankers, shipping, port and rail industries

Tank Storage Magazine
Reports exclusively on the bulk liquid tank storage and terminal sector

Transport News
Online daily transportation news

Transport Web
Online information resources for the worldwide transport industry