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Latest News

19/05/2021 News

ReFuels Week: Understanding the role of low-carbon liquid fuels in enabling climate-neutral transport

  Webinars by FuelsEurope FuelsEurope is delighted to present you its webinar series on “Understanding the role of low-carbon liquid fuels in enabling climate-neutral transport”, which took place between 31 May and 14 June 2021. The ambition of the European Union is to be climate neutral by 2050. The European refining industry supports the same ambition. Our industry is trans

12/01/2021 News

Genuine technology neutrality in transport benefits 2050 climate targets

In the frame of the European Green Deal, the 27 EU heads of state finally agreed on an increase of the 2030 climate targets to 55 percent greenhouse gas emission reduction. This decision, aimed at ensuring that the EU is on track for achieving its 2050 climate neutrality objective, will prompt the review of many regulations necessary to achieve the new 2030 target. This increased ambition will onl

Position Papers

14/07/2021 Position Paper

Joint statement on the Fit for 55 package

The Renewable & Low-Carbon Liquid Fuels Platform considers the publication of the European Commission’s Fit For 55 package a step in the right direction; however, the proposals do cause some concerns as they fail to fully recognise the crucial contribution of renewable and low-carbon liquid fuels in the decarbonisation of transport and the value of multiple technological pathways to achieve

09/07/2021 Position Paper

Energy Intensive Industries’ recommendations to the EU Emission Trading Scheme reform

Ahead of the publication of the EC Proposal for the EU Emission Trading Scheme reform, expected on 14 July, we would like to present few considerations. We support the objectives of the European Green Deal and the EU’s ambition to accelerate significantly the transition towards the 2050 climate neutrality objective to ensure timely action by 2030, provide a balanced reduction pathway and redist

08/07/2021 Position Paper

Joint call for action on Fit for 55 package from the Renewable & Low-Carbon Liquid Fuels Platform

The European Commission’s Fit for 55 Package promises a bold new era in the fight against climate change, with proposed regulations to enable a 55% GHG emissions reduction target for 2030 and set the EU on course to achieve carbon-neutrality by 2050. While the destination is clear, the Commission’s legislative pathways for reaching it are less so. The Fit for 55 package is expected to c

Press Releases

10/06/2021 Press Release

Luis Cabra appointed as the new President of FuelsEurope & Concawe

The Members of the European Petroleum Refiners Association unanimously appointed Luis Cabra as President and Mr. Philippe Ducom as Vice-President of the Association for the next 2-year term. Luis Cabra, the new President of FuelsEurope & Concawe, is a Spanish citizen, Deputy CEO of REPSOL, Executive Managing Director of Energy Transition, Sustainability and Technology, and a member of REPSO

18/05/2021 Press Release

FuelsEurope regulatory proposals for the decarbonisation of transport – A contribution to the “Fit for 55 Package”

FuelsEurope published its contribution to the decarbonisation of transport in the framework of the “Fit for 55 package” expected on the 14th of July. This comprehensive overview of the role and benefit of different policies shows that no single policy will be sufficient to create momentum for change throughout a sectoral value-chain: close coordination and integration between policies that imp


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Upcoming Events

27/09/2021 - 29/09/2021

Asia Pacific Petroleum Conference 2021

The 37th Asia Pacific Petroleum Conference (APPEC 2021) will be taking place from September 27-29. The event will feature hybrid conference elements to allow those near and far to participate in the A...

28/10/2021 - 29/10/2021

Downstream 4.0 Summit 2021: Accelerating refining business in the era of energy transition

John Cooper, Director General at Concawe and FuelsEurope, will be joining the Downstream 4.0 Summit taking place in Milan, Italy and virtually on 28-29 October 2021 for two days of strategic discu...