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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

12/01/2021 News

EU refiners call for action to unlock low-carbon investment

The EU Green Deal is at the heart of the EU economic recovery. Industries have an enormous opportunity to take bold climate action to meet society’s expectations and future proof their businesses. For one thing, EU refiners share the EU’s climate neutrality objectives and have confidence in their ability to develop low-carbon technologies at scale, to enable the progressive decarbonization

Position Papers

14/05/2021 Position Paper

The Renewable & Low-Carbon Liquid Fuels Platform, towards Transport Fuels’ Transformation

The major organisations operating in the liquid fuels value chain have joined forces to form the Renewable & Low-Carbon Liquid Fuel Platform. These partners are working together to contribute to the decarbonisation of the mobility sector in a sustainable and affordable way. They represent companies acting at different steps of the value chain, from feedstock and fuel production to supply and d

12/05/2021 Position Paper

“Fit for 55” – FuelsEurope’s contribution to the debate on decarbonisation of transport

Executive Summary: In the framework of EU policy debate on the 2030 GHG reduction target and the 2050 climate neutrality objective, the decarbonisation of transport – a sector of the economy with far reaching implications and unique challenges - is a precious opportunity for the EU economy to: Develop and deploy innovative low-carbon technologies in vehicles and in fuels/energy. Crea

03/05/2021 Position Paper

Key messages on the Targeted Stakeholder Survey (TSS) on the E-PRTR Regulation revision

The E-PRTR gathers and compiles information about the state of pollutant releases and transfers of large industrial sites across Europe and, as such, it is a very useful tool for the public to follow the environmental impact of these sites over time. The natural scope of the E-PRTR Regulation should therefore remain the ‘facility’ level and the quality, clarity and comparability of the data sh

Press Releases

17/03/2021 Press Release

Renewable and low-carbon fuels will become one of the most important paths to decarbonise EU transport

Messe Frankfurt in cooperation with the Representation of the State of Hessen to the European Union, held on 15 March 2021 an online event debating the need for the EU to launch a Low Carbon Liquid Fuels Strategy. There was general consensus among speakers that a long-term strategy for low-carbon liquid fuels is required at EU level to ensure the adoption of a coherent and comprehensive policy res

22/02/2021 Press Release

Overall consensus at the 10th Refining Forum: Refining’s transition to low-carbon liquid fuels is an essential part of the strategy for climate neutrality in industry and transport

The 10th High Level Meeting of the Refining Forum hosted by Commissioner Simson and DG Energy took place on Thursday 18 February. The meeting also involved representatives from other Commission services, the Parliament, Member States, industry, and civil society. Participants stressed the critical role of biofuels and e-fuels in all transport sectors and welcomed the creation of the Renewable &


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Upcoming Events

31/05/2021 - 02/06/2021

ESF 2021 – Energy & Sustainability Forum

The realisation and realities of a net zero emissions energy system are hitting the downstream industry. 2020 has accelerated the pivot to sustainability. At the core of conversion, refiners and pe...

31/05/2021 - 31/05/2021 FuelsEurope event

The benefits of an EU Strategy for Liquid Fuels?

More information will be available soon....