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Profile of registrant

Union Pétrolière Européenne Indépendante

Identification number in the register: 42843016904-50
Registration date: 07/10/11 12:21:56

The information on this organisation was last modified on 11/09/14 11:45:10
The date of the last annual update was 11/09/14 11:45:10

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Union Pétrolière Européenne Indépendante
Acronym: UPEI
Legal status: Verein/Verband / Association
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Bernd Schnittler
Position: President

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mrs  Yvonne Stausbøll
Position: Secretary General

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 1 Avenue de la Renaissance 
Brussels 1000
Telephone number: (+322) 7402020
Fax number: (+322) 7402023
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The function of UPEI within Europe is:

to ensure equitable trading conditions for our members
to promote a competitive market
to encourage efficiency of oil supply, retailing and consumption
to represent the views of our members to legislative bodies
to secure equal and equitable treatment for our members in the formulation of laws and regulations (taxes, security stock regulations, quality standards, biofuel mandates etc.)
to increase the diversity of supply by region and supplier
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 3
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Alessandra De Zottis 04/07/14 02/07/15
Yvonne Stausboll 31/07/14 29/07/15
Bernd Schnittler 01/08/14 30/07/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

 Energy Efficiency
 Fuels Quality Directive (Art.7a)
 Berlin Forum (Working Group)
 Energy taxation (reconstruction)/ CO² tax
 2030 Climate & Energy Framework
Clean Transport Package
 Cooperation with other organizations/”Platform”

Biofuels: ILUC, The Belgium/Spanish cases, Complaints, Sustainability, Harmonisation
Renewable/unconventional energy sources
Emergency Gas Stocks (90 days?)
CCS (Working Group)
European Standards / Harmonisation/Single Market
White Paper: Roadmap to a Single European Transport Area”
EU Energy Package
Balance Product import via Raff. Production in EU
Low Carbon Economy
EU Strategy 2020 (20-20-20)/2050

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.