Fostering innovation whilst ensuring competitiveness: The only paradigm for a successful transition of EU industry

Posted on 26/04/2019 in Press Release

The ninth edition of the High-Level Meeting of the Refining Forum which gathered representatives from the institutions, Member States, Civil Society and Industry concurred that the refining industry has a critical role to play during the energy transition. It is key in ensuring the security of supply, whilst developing innovative low-carbon technologies to achieve the climate objectives. Therefore, maintaining the global competitiveness of the industry to attract investments is essential. Participants also agreed to continue the dialogue in the Refining Forum for the future.