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

Challenges and opportunities facing the petrochemical sector

In an interview with Euro Petroleum Consultants, our Executive Director, Frans Stokman, discusses the challenges and opportunities facing the petrochemical sector following a challenging year and highlights the initiatives that our member companies have put in place to reduce their carbon footprint. 

04/05/2021 - Read more

Our industry’s transition to deliver on the European Green Deal

Our revised mission, vision, and priorities reflect how the industry is transitioning to deliver on the European Green Deal. One of the main goals is to demonstrate the key role our industry plays in achieving EU’s climate-neutrality objective by 2050. To do so, we showcase many sustainable initiatives carried out by our member companies that contribute to a low-carbon and circular economy in the fields of (cracker) electrification, recycling, innovation, hydrogen etc. 

30/03/2021 - Read more

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Chemistry is all about you

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

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Petrochemicals in action

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

Transport

Packaging

Construction

Textile

Paint and Coatings

Household Products

Electronics

Other Applications

Petrochemical Industry in Europe

300.000 Jobs

145 €Billion/year total sales

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95% of manufactured products

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26% of total chemical sales

Application highlight

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Solvents – a key ingredient of durable and sustainable materials

When you see solar panels or bridges you probably don’t think that solvents play a big role in making and protecting them. Yet they do. Solvents are essential to glue solar panels together. Coatings with solvents protect infrastructure like bridges and dams from corrosion and rust, extending their lifetime by decades.

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Upcoming Event

Energy & Sustainability Forum: Decarbonising the Downstream Industry

2020 has accelerated the pivot to sustainability. At the core of conversion, refiners and petrochemical producers must responsibly and proactively transition from oil processors to energy providers, creating the products and services that today’s consumer still values. Euro Petroleum Consultants is pleased to announce a new focused event to support the discussions and development of a sustainable energy future in which the downstream industry plays a leading role.

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