ESPOO, Finland, Nov. 19, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Technology, engineering and project management company Neste Jacobs will perform Project Management, Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management services to construct Norilsk Nickel LNG Station in Harjavalta, Finland. Neste Jacobs will carry out the project during the years 2014 to 2015. The upcoming LNG Station can store up to 300 m³ of liquefied natural gas. Natural gas will be used as a feedstock for hydrogen production and as a support fuel for pellet boiler plant.
Neste Jacobs carries out the project from its office in Turku, Finland.
"Neste Jacobs has strong references in serving gas industry and during the partner selection we became convinced of their expertise to implement this project", says Kimmo Tuomi, Senior Manager, Plant Services of Norilsk Nickel Harjavalta. "Neste Jacobs is providing us with solutions we need and we are sure that our cooperation in this project will be successful for both parties."
"We are very happy about our cooperation with Norilsk Nickel Harjavalta", says Jarmo Suominen, Managing Director of Neste Jacobs. "Our strategy is to be the leading engineering company in the Nordic countries for gas sector including the complete LNG supply chain and the project now awarded boosts our position as a preferred solution provider for gas industry."
For more information, please contact:
Jarmo Suominen, Managing Director, Neste Jacobs Oy, tel + 358 50 458 3399
Kimmo Tuomi, Senior Manager, Plant Services, Norilsk Nickel Harjavalta Oy , tel + 358 50 384 3628
Neste Jacobs is a preferred solution provider of high-quality technology, engineering and project services for a wide range of industries in the oil and gas, petrochemicals, chemicals and biotechnology fields. We have more than 50 years of experience in technology development and industrial investment projects as well as maintenance and performance improvement in Europe, North and South America, Asia and the Middle East. In addition to the Nordic countries we are looking to grow in the expanding markets of the Middle East and Russia in particular. We employ more than 1.000 professionals globally.
Norilsk Nickel Harjavalta, a leading nickel chemical and nickel metal manufacturer with a diverse product portfolio, is based on the bank of the Kokemäenjoki river in the Satakunta region of Finland. Nickel has been produced on this very spot for over 50 years. Our annual production is 50 000 tons and we employ approximately 500 people in Harjavalta Industrial Park.
Norilsk Nickel Harjavalta belongs to the Russian mining and metallurgical Company MMC Norilsk Nickel Group which is the world's largest nickel manufacturer.
Source:Neste Oil Corporation