Base Oil production

Our production capacity, the locations of new base oil production facilities, and an improved logistics structure ensure that our base oils are available globally.

We have increased our production capacity over the last few years to meet the global demand for high-quality base oils – and are developing flexible commercial alternatives for meeting long-term demand growth.

Neste produces Group lll base oils in Porvoo and Bahrain

The Porvoo refinery concentrates on the production of premium-quality, low-emission traffic fuels. It has four production lines and more than 40 process units. In production there are more than 150 products and product components.

In October 2011 Neste Oil, The Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco), and nogaholding started commercial production at the base oil plant in Bahrain. The joint venture in Bahrain produces premium quality VHVI (Very High Viscosity Index) Group III base oils for use in top-tier lubricants.

Our products are produced both in Finland and Bahrain with total Group III production capacity of 650,000 t/a. All manufacturing sites are managed and operated according to ISO-9001, ISO-14001, and OHSAS 18001.