Fire at the Neste Oil Porvoo refinery during maintenance work
Neste Oil Corporation
4 April 2008 at 13.30 (EET)
Production line 4 of the Neste Oil Porvoo refinery caught fire today at approximately 10:30am, during a planned maintenance outage. The fire caused no personal injuries nor danger to the immediate environment, but created a lot of smoke. The fire was extinguished within an hour.
Damages are currently being surveyed. The fire has no effect on the operations of the rest of the refinery, nor on product deliveries.
NESTE OIL CORPORATION
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications
For more information, please contact: Senior Vice President Osmo Kammonen, Corporate Communications, tel. +358 50 4584885
Neste Oil in brief
Neste Oil Corporation is a refining and marketing company concentrating on clean, high-quality traffic fuels. The company pursues growth in both oil refining and high-end biodiesel production. Neste Oil refineries are located in Porvoo and Naantali, and their combined crude oil refining capacity is about 260,000 barrels a day. The company's net sales in 2007 was EUR 12,103 million and it employs about 5,100 people. Neste Oil’s share is listed on the Nordic Stock Exchange in Helsinki. For further information, please contact: www.nesteoil.com.