ESPOO, Finland, Jan. 15, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Neste Jacobs, a technology, engineering and project management company and Neste, Baltic region's leading refiner and distributer of oil products and the world's largest producer of renewable fuels, have signed an agreement for Neste Jacobs to deliver Neste a full scale Operator Training Simulator for crude oil distillation unit and gasoline sulphur removal unit of the Porvoo refinery.
The agreement is continuation of the previously successfully delivered simulator aided learning environments for the largest production line of Porvoo refinery and for several NEXBTL renewable diesel refineries around the world. After the new simulator has been commissioned in spring 2016, it shall be maintained and kept up-to-date with the real plant by utilizing Neste Jacobs' customer support simulator environment. Updates to the simulator located at the client's premises shall be efficiently made over a secure remote connection.
"NAPCON Simulator - Operator Training Simulator technology offers possibilities to improve the operating personnel's competence with a wide range of training exercises. Practicing together with the entire shift in a real-life-like learning facility is highly motivating and very efficient. Training simulators are now an essential part of Neste's competence management and an irreplaceable tool in securing safe and cost efficient production", states Neste's Jukka Kanerva, Vice President, Production of Oil Products.
"We are devoted to serve our clients with our state of the art technology products to help in competence management as a part of their responsible and sustainable business", says Jarmo Suominen, CEO of Neste Jacobs. "The long lasting co-operation with Neste in developing and utilizing Training Simulators is an example of our world class technological ability and solid customer service concept".
For more information, please contact:
Jarmo Suominen, CEO, Neste Jacobs Oy, tel. +358 50 458 3399
Jukka Kanerva, Vice President, Production of Oil Products, Neste Oyj, tel. +358 50 458 7489
Neste Jacobs is a preferred solution provider of high-quality technology, engineering and project services for a wide range of industries in the fields of oil and gas, petrochemicals, chemicals, biorefining, biochemicals, biopharma and industrial infrastructure. We have 60 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 our home market Nordic countries we are looking to grow in the global expanding markets. We employ 1300 professionals globally. www.nestejacobs.com
Neste is a pioneer in oil refining and renewable solutions. We provide our customers with premium-quality products for cleaner traffic and industrial products based on world-class research. Our sustainable operations have received cognition in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and the Global 100 list of the world's most sustainable companies, among others. Our net sales for 2014 amounted to approximately EUR 15 billion, and our shares are listed on NASDAQ Helsinki. Cleaner traffic, energy and life are moved forward by about 5,000 professionals. neste.com