MSG on RAC opinion to classify MMA as a respiratory sensitiser

The Methacrylates Sector Group (MSG) is committed to ensuring health and safety of workers coming and protecting them from harmful levels of exposure to MMA at workplace. We believe, however, that the...

01/07/2021 - Read more

Hydrogen in the petrochemical industry

In our paper on hydrogen, we explore the role that hydrogen could play to reduce the carbon footprint of the petrochemical industry by in the short-term providing low-carbon fuel to heat steam crackers’ furnaces and in the long-term feedstock to manufacture petrochemicals.

04/03/2021 - Read more

Methane emissions in the chemical industry

The paper on methane shows that across the value chain from crude oil/natural gas to chemical products (e.g. plastics), the largest contributor to methane emissions is the exploration of gas and oil. Methane emissions at refineries and chemical plants are very small compared to the amount of CO2 that these plants release.

04/03/2021 - Read more

Industry’s attractiveness for youngsters

Petrochemicals Europe has just adopted a position paper highlighting the benefits of working for an industry that builds the future....

04/07/2017 - Read more

EU Circular Economy

Petrochemical industry makes significant contribution to EU Circular Economy Petrochemicals Europe published in December 2016 a Position Paper welcoming the EU Commission´s circular economy concept....

24/01/2017 - Read more


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Sector Groups’ Publications

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