Europe’s refineries are a vital facet of Europe’s industrial base. By providing jobs, revenues, petroleum products, chemical raw materials, security and innovation, Europe’s refineries are a key component of a competitive future for Europe.
The shift toward natural gas will carry tremendous benefits for consumers and the environment. Natural gas is affordable, reliable, efficient and available. It is also the least carbon-intensive of the major energy sources, emitting up to 60 percent less CO2 emissions than coal when used for electricity generation.
Managing greenhouse gas emissions and meeting growing energy demand require integrated solutions.
In European societies today, the convenient, affordable, and versatile mobility of people and goods is a basic need. European policymakers have an obligation to maintain and improve Europe’s transport networks, while reducing climate change risks in a cost effective manner.
ExxonMobil facilities are moving quickly to comply with the new European Union regulation commonly referred to as REACH.