We build the Future

From energy efficient houses to electronics, smart clothing, aviation and even space travel, petrochemicals are at the heart of innovation that is shaping tomorrow’s world.

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Petrochemicals in Action

Petrochemistry has done wonders in the fields of transport, hygiene, housing and technology, making our lives far easier than they have ever been in the previous centuries.

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Latest News

Petrochemicals’ production to be most important growth driver for global oil demand up to 2030, says McKinsey expert

Interviewed by Petrochemicals Europe, Jasper van de Staaij, Manager, McKinsey Energy Insights and leader of the Global Energy Perspective team, points out that the petrochemicals sector will be the most important growth driver for global oil demand, adding four of seven MMb/d oil demand growth between 2020 and 2030.

27/03/2018 - Read more

Improving air quality through better, cleaner and more efficient fuels

Higher performing (high octane) fuels such as fuel ethers play a significant role in mitigating air pollution today. Using fuel ethers as blending components of petrol increases its performance and reduces emissions that impact human health and the environment.

16/03/2018 - Read more

From Twitter #

Dorothée Arns @EUPetro took part in high-level panel discussion on industry cooperation & value chains with Zhecho Stankov Deputy Minister for Energy @MFABulgaria & representatives of @EU_Commission @IEA @FuelsEurope @ACEA_eu at @BGEUPresidency event in Sofia

Chemistry is all about you

EPCA released its 3rd video on STEM education in cooperation with Petrochemicals Europe.

Discover the unique partnership for a better life.

Petrochemicals in action

Discover where petrochemicals are used and how their versatility and properties are invaluable.





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Petrochemical Industry in Europe

300.000 Jobs

131 €Billion/year totals sales


95% of manufactured products


26% of total chemical sales

Application highlight

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AdBlue technology

The AdBlue technology can neutralize up to 90% of nitrogen oxide emissions from diesel engines…

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Upcoming Event

2nd International Conference on Petrochemistry

The annual conference creates a platform for experts interaction, simultaneously with networking opportunities and also provides an opportunity to explore the innovative ideas of the other communities, companies and associations.

Rome, Italy - Read more