The Refining Fitness Check shows significant impact of EU legislation on EU refineries’ loss of competitiveness

Posted on 09/12/2015 in Press Release

The Refining Fitness Check published today by the Commission after 2 years of thorough analysis of industry data over the period 2000-2012 provides evidence of the significant impact of the cost of EU legislation on the competitiveness of the EU refining industry. It also points out at the expected additional costs from legislation coming into effect after 2012, notably ETS Phase III and the Industrial Emissions Directive.