- Biodiesel plant is using different raw materials
- The Neste Oil biodiesel plant will be ready for production within six months
- The biofuel has to grow to 2 % 2008 and 4 % and 5,9 %
Neste Oil’s Porvoo refinery celebrated 40 years of operation today with the laying of the foundation stone of the site’s new biodiesel plant . The company is investing approx. EUR 100 million in the new facility, which will produce some 170,000 t/a of biodiesel when it comes on line by summer 2007. Based on Neste Oil-developed proprietary technology, the plant will use 100% renewable raw materials, in the form of vegetable oils and animal fats. Finland’s Minister of Trade and Industry, Mauri Pekkarinen, laid the foundation stone.