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We are a multi-energy company operating around the globe. Our activities range from oil and gas exploration and production to refining as well as selling derived products and providing services for your everyday life, such as natural gas and electricity.
The people on our team represent our prime competitive advantage and guarantee the company's future. A flexible and committed team comprising over 25,000 employees, united by a shared vision and values.
Our 2018-2020 Strategic Plan is focused on growth and value creation and is based on three pillars: increasing shareholder distribution, growing our businesses (Upstream and Downstream), and developing new businesses linked to the energy transition.
Our facilities are a reflection of our values and company culture. Our smart buildings promote smooth communication and transparency between team members, while allowing them to be more efficient and versatile in their work.
At Repsol, we ensure integrity in the relationships the Company maintains with its suppliers and contractors. Our suppliers are a part of our team and working together enables us to continuously evolve.
We look for energy solutions that meet people's needs and safeguard their well-being. With our solid and diversified business undertakings, we stay one step ahead of the future.
Our priority is to minimize the environmental impact of our activities by optimizing water management, air emissions, waste management, and spill prevention and response, in addition to considering biodiversity a key element.
Each and every one of our decisions aims to guarantee the safety of our workers, customers, users, and suppliers. We firmly believe that all accidents can be prevented, and we develop ever-improving prevention mechanisms.
Each and every one of the actions taken by the people who make up Repsol determine the present and the future of our company. Therefore, we train our employees in core values that must govern their behavior and communicate all of our actions in a way that's reliable, transparent, and verifiable.
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We make reasonable efforts to ensure that our activities do not have negative impact on human rights, and should they occur, we do everything we can to correct them. Moreover, we do everything within our power to prevent impacts directly related to the activities of our business relationships.
There are 200 researchers from around the world with a variety of specializations working at the Repsol Technology Lab with a mission for the future: to find new ways to produce energy more sustainably and transform it more efficiently.
Technology enables us to explore underground and underwater in a way that is progressively more sustainable and thorough. We develop technologies to teach a supercomputer to think, to see the subsoil without drilling, and to detect underwater leaks in record time.
Innovating is bringing together talent. At Repsol, we look for and develop ideas and business proposals among universities, companies, and researchers from throughout the world, supporting new projects with funding and technological advising.
Welcome to the professional area. Here you can follow all our scientific activity. Publications, activities, specialist talks, some of the articles published by our scientists, Research Projects at the Repsol Technology Lab.
At Repsol, we work to bring society the highest-quality infrastructures that are also environmentally friendly. That's why we devote the entirety of our potential for innovation to developing green solutions in the asphalt industry.
The products from Repsol’s Chemicals Division are used to manufacture everyday objects that improve people’s quality of life, their well-being and their safety and can be found in almost all industry segments.
Green fuel-grade petcoke is the solution for your industry. Thanks to our strong presence all across Spain and our production centers in Mediterranean and Atlantic ports, you are guaranteed a fast and flexible supply.
Our products are made using cutting-edge technology. Everything we learn in top-flight racing is then used to make lubricants that protect and prolong the life of your engine. Endorsed by top manufacturers, you'll get maximum performance and efficiency.
A meeting and communication hub between Repsol and media professionals that originally came about with the aim to reach out to journalists interested in getting to know our company better. This interesting resource provides information regarding all of our activity around the world.
Alongside Safety and Environment (S&E), the Asphalts Technical Support, Business Development, and Sales departments held a Technical Conference in the Provincial Council of Jaen to discuss asphalts, bitumen safety, and sustainable roads.
As a result of our commitment to using sustainable techniques in the manufacture of asphalt mixtures, our Asphalt Laboratory has launched bitumen foaming equipment that allows for the study and design of half-warm bituminous mixtures.
We have resurfaced a 13-km stretch of the A-92 highway and improved road safety. To do so, we have applied years of investigation in the manufacture and application of environmentally-friendly products (green products) through the use of improved bitumens and modified with waste tire rubber powder.
The Estoril racetrack in Portugal has just been repaved, and our Company was chosen to provide the products to do it. Repsol’s special bituminous binders, developed with cutting-edge technology, have been applied to the track surface.
What impact do roadways have in terms of energy, materials, and the environment? How can we optimize their benefits and minimize negative conditions? In pursuit of how to address these concerns we’ve participated in a series of conferences on technical matters promoted by the Spanish Ministry of Public Works and Transport.
Our colleague Francisco Lucas was awarded the Road Medal of Honor from the Spanish Road Association (AEC) for his excellent work to raise awareness of new technologies used in asphalt road surfaces, an area he has been working on for almost 20 years and where he is known for his dedication and interest in more innovative and environmentally sustainable materials and processes.
With the slogan “The concept Asphalt 4.0 in response to the new challenges in mobility and sustainability,” ASEFMA brought together a number of the sector’s companies to discuss issues related to digital transformation throughout the entire surfacing process, from the project stage to production, transportation, and finally surfacing, as well as quality control and use.
The Ministry of the Economy, Industry, and Competitiveness has awarded funding to an R+D+i project from Repsol's Lubricants and Specialized Products Business through the Center for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI) as part of the call for proposals for “Research and Development Projects in Cooperation.”
Mr. Jaime Halcón Villavicencio (Director of Repsol Asphalts), Mr. Ángel García Garay (Head of State Road Demarcation in Murcia for the MFO), and Mr. Antonio Navarro Mompean (Chairman of CTCON) opened the conference, which took place in three sessions coordinated by Mr. Francisco Lucas Ochoa (Head of Technical Support and Business Development of Repsol Asphalts).
On the occasion of the opening of the new A-33 highway connecting Jumilla and Yecla, Murcia by the Minister of Public Works Íñigo de la Serna, in October 600 t of PMB 45/80-65 Activ modified bitumen were supplied by the Puertollano factory in record time.
The company Padecasa Obras y Servicios, S.A. has executed works with a double treatment of cold micro-agglomerate (MICROF5+MICROF8) in the slow lane of the M-50 ring road, k.p. 53, uphill, on a concrete surface, for the purpose of improving the skid resistance of said surface.
This year, a training cycle on cold micro-agglomerates began to be offered to road technicians of the Directorate-General for Roads of the Ministry of Public Works and technicians of the companies in charge of the conservation and maintenance of roads of said central authority.
In 2017, Firtec, a company belonging to the Sorigué Group, executed works spanning an area of approximately 27,000 m2 and using pigmented mixtures that employ synthetic binders that REPSOL markets under the Recofal brand.
On October 3rd, the Conference on "Sustainable asphalt solutions adapted to climate change for road surfaces with low-intensity traffic" was held in the assembly hall of the Board of Public Works and Environment of the Regional Government of Castilla y León. It was attended by 170 road technicians from both public agencies and the private sector.
On May 23rd, 2017, Repsol attended a conference dedicated to surfaces and grading of low-traffic volume roads which was organized by the Ministry of Public Works of the Provincial Government of Badajoz.
Between September and November 2015, repair work was performed on various runways of the Madrid Adolfo Suárez-Barajas Airport, specifically those identified as A18, A19, A20, M18, M19 and M20, corresponding to surface rehabilitation actions and in which Repsol has participated as supplier of the different binders used.
Recofal-brand synthetic binders, one of the special products developed by REPSOL, are on high demand for the building of pigmented infrastructures, as they provide differentiated advantages with respect to conventional bitumens, mainly in aesthetic terms.
Article 212 of the General Technical Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction Projects (PG-3) defines polymer-modified bitumens, in accordance with norm UNE-EN 12597 on Terminology, as: "hydrocarbonated binders whose rheological properties have been modified during their manufacture, through the use of one or more organic polymers. For the purposes of applying this article, organic or mineral fibers are not considered bitumen modifiers."
The paving sector, specifically that of bitumen mixtures, is becoming increasingly demanding and fulfilling its requirements and requests is increasingly challenging. Meeting these is chiefly dependent on the possibility of obtaining bitumen mixtures that will increase efficiency and make for lasting pavements.
In December 2015, Repsol Lubricants, Specialized Products, and Asphalts, obtained the first multisite certification of the group, which envisages the Rlesa joint certification at various facilities, in order to, among other activities, manufacture and store bitumen mixtures and bitumens for the Rábade, Cartagena, Gajano, Mangualde, and Azambuja plants; and modified bitumens for the Puertollano, Gajano, and Azumbuja plants.
As part of the improvement project carried out in the Port of Huelva, the Huelva Port Authority issued a tender for the project "Ultra-thin reinforcements for heavy traffic conditions and low rolling noise" as an Innovative Public Acquisition within the FEDER Operational Program Research, Development and Innovation for and by Enterprises - Technology Fund 2007-2013. This project was awarded to the construction company OHL, which presented a series of proposals that fulfilled the requirements included in the objective of the project based on the design of ultra-thin bituminous mixtures while providing low rolling noise.
Repsol's policy includes the Company's commitment to safety and is primarily aimed at achieving zero accidents in the course of all its activities, to which end actions are established enabling the identification of potential risks that can arise in the different operations and defining the necessary actions to minimize or eliminate them.
From August 16th to 24th, our customer, Antolín García Lozoya in the province of Toledo, executed works using the full-rate cold recycling technique on the TO-1927 Fuensalida-Camarena road over a length of 8 km.
Asphalt mixtures for road surfaces manufactured using our rubber bitumens make it possible to obtain technical advantages, such as: less acoustic impact on reducing noise levels when vehicles drive over the surface and greater adherence. We reuse over 10,000 tons of tires annually, which contributes to minimizing this environmental liability.
On October 14th, 2015, a technical seminar on "Bituminous Paving Technologies" took place at the Main Hall of the Polythechnic building of the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM). The event, organized by the School of Civil Engineering in Ciudad Real, was delivered by our colleague Francisco José Lucas, head of Technical Assistance and Development for Asphalts at Repsol.
The Seminar was aimed mainly at learning about Repsol's range of bituminous products (modified bitumens and bituminous emulsions) and their applications, in addition to the most frequent technical innovations developed by the Repsol Technology Center, such as Repsol's Recofal range of synthetic binders, highlighting Recofal S-100 in pellet form, among others.
The Conference focused on new developments and current experiences with asphalts, and featured the delivery of keynote speeches by highly qualified and prestigious sector technicians both from Latin America and Spanish representatives, featuring Repsol Asphalts Manager Alberto Bardesi as an invited guest.
In times of reduced investment in road infrastructure, the Ministry of Public Works and other public administrations have opted for slurry seals and cold microsurfacing for road preservation, including these techniques in its tender specifications. Public administration have opted for cold microsurfacing
At the request of the companies Abertis -operator of the AP-61 highway- and Tecnofirmes -as contractor company for the manufacture of mixtures- the collaboration of Repsol's Department of Technical Assistance and Development of Asphalts in designing the work formulas of AC2 S- and BBTM11B-type bitumen mixtures.