An unplanned shutdown of Neste Rotterdam refinery caused by a fire
Neste Corporation, News, 23 December 2022
The Neste Rotterdam refinery has been shut down due to a fire in a refinery unit on 22 December 2022. The fire did not cause injuries, and it has been extinguished.
We are investigating the incident and repair work has started. At this stage, we estimate the refinery start-up to take place in the first half of January 2023.
We are mitigating the possible impact on our customers.
The incident has no effect on the ongoing Rotterdam refinery expansion project.
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Neste in brief
Neste (NESTE, Nasdaq Helsinki) creates solutions for combating climate change and accelerating a shift to a circular economy. We refine waste, residues and innovative raw materials into renewable fuels and sustainable feedstock for plastics and other materials. We are the world’s leading producer of sustainable aviation fuel and renewable diesel and developing chemical recycling to combat the plastic waste challenge. We aim at helping customers to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions with our renewable and circular solutions by at least 20 million tons annually by 2030. Our ambition is to make the Porvoo oil refinery in Finland the most sustainable refinery in Europe by 2030. We are introducing renewable and recycled raw materials such as liquefied waste plastic as refinery raw materials. We have committed to reaching carbon-neutral production by 2035, and we will reduce the carbon emission intensity of sold products by 50% by 2040. We also have set high standards for biodiversity, human rights and supply chain. We have consistently been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices and the Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies. In 2021, Neste's revenue stood at EUR 15.1 billion. Read more: neste.com