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Neste Jacobs awarded a framework agreement for engineering and project implementation services with Gasum

ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 24, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Neste Jacobs has signed a five-year framework agreement with Gasum for engineering and project implementation services. The agreement covers engineering, project management, procurement, HSE and documentation services for Gasum's gas network and biogas projects in Finland.

Neste Jacobs has a long-standing relationship with Gasum.

"We are very pleased to continue our cooperation with Gasum and provide our services in these engineering and implementation projects", says Jarmo Suominen, CEO of Neste Jacobs. "This agreement is significant in our extensive and wide-ranged cooperation with Gasum which includes also active development of Finland's LNG infrastructure."

"We are convinced of Neste Jacobs' capabilities to carry out the assignments within the agreement and have been pleased with the services provided by Neste Jacobs so far", says Mika Simola, Head of Project Management, Gasum Ltd.

For more information, please contact:

Jarmo Suominen, CEO, Neste Jacobs Oy, tel. +358 50458 3399

Outi Ervasti, Head of Consulting, Neste Jacobs Oy, tel. +358 50 458 9741

Mika Simola, Head of Project Management, Gasum Ltd, tel. +358 40 559 34 27

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, bio-refining, bio-chemicals, 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

Gasum is a Finnish gas sector (natural gas and biogas) expert that is building a bridge to a carbon-neutral society on land and at sea. Gasum contributes to the creation of a sustainable energy economy by increasing the supply of Finnish biogas, developing the Nordic gas ecosystem and ensuring the price competitiveness of gas. Gasum imports natural gas to Finland, upgrades biogas and transmits and delivers these for a broad range of uses in energy production, industry, homes, and land and maritime transport. Gasum is the leading supplier of biogas in Finland. It injects biogas into the gas network from Espoo, Kouvola and Lahti, and from 2016 onwards also from Riihimäki. The Gasum subsidiary Skangas is a Nordic liquefied natural gas (LNG) specialist that continues to strengthen the position of LNG and the broader utilization of new solutions in Finland, Sweden and Norway. Skangas has LNG terminals in Øra, Norway, and Lysekil, Sweden. Finland's first LNG import terminal will be completed in Pori in 2016. The Gasum Group has around 300 employees in Finland, Norway and Sweden. The company's revenue for 2014 totaled €1.1 billion. 'CLEANLY WITH NATURAL ENERGY GASES' - GASUM.COM

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Source:Neste Corporation