February 2019

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Viewpoint: European refining 2050: Turning the vision into reality

Europe’s refiners, through their industry organization Fuels Europe, have set out their long-term ambitions in a new program called Vision 2050.

George, S., KBC Advanced Technologies, Inc.

Europe’s refiners, through their industry organization Fuels Europe, have set out their long-term ambitions in a new program called Vision 2050. The outlook sees Europe’s refiners staking a claim to remain at the center of transport fuels supply, the petrochemicals industry, renewable fuels and energy—even as Europe’s Energy Union strategy mobilizes a low-carbon, sustainable energy transition. While Europe does not speak for the rest of the world, its aspirations for greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, technology leadership and renewables focus will help define the global direction of travel in the decades ahead. Just as European standards for higher fuel quality have spread throughout much of

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