The future of refining
Europe’s refineries are a key component of a competitive future for Europe and will evolve to meet society’s changing needs. We are retooling our refineries to reflect projected demand trends and the shift toward lower-emission economies.Learn more
Challenges facing European refineriesDue to excess global capacity, shifting fuel demand patterns, high costs and a regulatory burden comprising numerous laws at a local, national, and EU level, the European refining industry today is not globally competitive. But there is ongoing and long-term value in refineries. If appropriate measures are taken, Europe can remain competitive and offset the high cost of implementing low-carbon solutions and learning curves.
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