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Welcome to the Arizona Petroleum Marketers Association (APMA) website!

Combining efforts of its members, the APMA has played a key role in advancing the petroleum industry throughout Arizona and beyond. Dating back to 1967, APMA has become a strong and respected trade association that provides numerous services and educational opportunities for its members.

Its unified voice has become a respected clarion among legislators, government officials, industry leaders, and representatives of the business community.

APMA always seeks to bring our members timely and useful information. This website offers another opportunity to provide member services on a daily basis. Although geared to meeting member needs, we welcome everyone to use this site to discover who we are and what we do.  Please contact our staff with your questions or suggestions.

If you are engaged in our industry but not involved with APMA, this is a personal invitation for you to become an active associate or marketing member. As a member, you will have access to the critical information you need for your business, as well as other benefits outlined on our membership page. Joining together, in one voice, assures we are heard from the Arizona State Capital to the Capital of Washington DC.

Thanks for stopping by and enjoy your visit!



New Underground Storage Tank Program Enacted during 2015 Legislative Session!


Over the past several years, APMA has fought for an important piece of legislation for the industry - the creation of a new and improved Underground Storage Tank program.  In 2015, the Arizona Legislature passed and Governor Ducey signed HB2636 which includes continuation of the penny per gallon Underground Storage Tank throughput fee, creation of a new and improved UST Program and payment of time barred claims for reimbursement made by responsible owners and operators.

The new program, which begins January 1, 2016, extends the penny UST fee until 2024, creates a preapproval and new reimbursement process for future claims, provides a one-time opportunity for reimbursement of time barred claims, gives owners and operators the option of conducting a baseline assessment on their sites, provides grants for tank pulls, baselines and release investigations and ensures ADEQ is adequately funded to do inspections and clean ups for orphan sites.  

Many thanks to bill sponsor Representative Rusty Bowers, UST study committee chairs Senator Don Shooter and Representative Karen Fann, ADEQ Director Henry Darwin and his staff, legal expert John Pearce, lobbyists Janna Day, Ryan O'Daniel and Mike Williams and Governor Ducey and his staff!


APMA drafted this UST Program Brief and will be hosting UST Workshops in September in Tucson and October in Phoenix.  To become an APMA member or learn more about implementation of the new program, contact APMA Staff. 





APMA is a proud member association of the Petroleum Marketers Association of America.


APMA is a member of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry.