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The journey of petrochemicals explained: from raw materials to 95% of all manufactured goods

We updated our flowchart illustrating the complex journey of petrochemicals from raw materials to everyday products. The update reflects the industry’s initiatives to reduce its carbon footprint and diversify its feedstock.

16/03/2023 - Read more

A milestone moment for the European chemicals industry: the EU Chemical Industry Transition Pathway helps define the sector’s path to 2050

Petrochemicals Europe, an industry group of Cefic, the European Chemical Industry Council, welcomes the publication of the EU Chemical Industry Transition Pathway released by the European Commission as a first-of-a-kind report offering European industry a roadmap towards the EU Green Deal goals.

16/02/2023 - Read more

Petrochemicals industry on its journey towards sustainable future: BASF, SABIC and Linde start construction of the world’s first demonstration plant for large-scale electrically heated steam cracker furnaces

Up to a 90% reduction in GHG emissions? BASF, SABIC and Linde have started a pioneering project aiming to reduce the CO2 emissions by powering a steam cracker with electricity instead of fossil fuels.

02/09/2022 - Read more

Chemistry is all about you

Showing the way to sustainable industry today

With Project ONE, Petrochemicals Europe member INEOS is bringing one of Europe’s most energy-efficient and technologically-advanced chemical complexes for the production of ethylene and propylene (olefins) to the Port of Antwerp.