Neste improves the security and effectivity of Porvoo refinery with NAPCON simulator
Press release / 19 Jan 2018
Neste, the world’s largest producer of renewable diesel and producer of high-quality oil products, continuously invests into safety and security of its plants. Therefore Neste has now taken a NAPCON Simulator, developed by Neste Engineering Solutions in use for its Fluidized Catalytic Cracking (FCC) Unit and FCC Gas Recovery Unit at Porvoo refinery in Finland.
This installation is continuation for the previously successfully delivered full scale Operator Training Simulators for core process units of Porvoo refinery and for several Neste’s renewable diesel refineries around the world. The previously installed NAPCON Simulators are in constant use at Porvoo refinery and have now been integrated into continuous maintenance.
“We at Neste consider especially Fluidized Catalytic Cracking unit as one of the most important processing units in the operational as well as financial terms at the refinery. We want to ensure that refinery operations are safe and effective and consider that acquiring NAPCON Simulators supports achieving these targets in an excellent way”, states Marko Pekkola, Vice President, Production of Oil Products, Neste Corporation.
“We are happy to continue our successful deliveries of NAPCON Simulators to Neste operator training. NAPCON Simulator offers a real-life operator training concept, which will increase operator confidence and save operating costs by increasing plant availability. The scalable NAPCON Simulator is challenging and motivating training for a single beginner as well as a shift of experts”, says Jarmo Suominen, CEO of Neste Engineering Solutions.
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For more information, please contact:
Jyri Lindholm, Head of Product Development, NAPCON, Neste Engineering Solutions Oy, tel. +358 50 458 3269
Marko Pekkola, Vice President, Production of Oil Products, Neste Corporation, tel. +358 50458 2935
NAPCON products developed by Neste Engineering Solutions offer you a wide range of advanced process automation solutions to enhance your production. The dedicated solutions based on extensive process know-how and modern software engineering fulfil your needs on the areas of Production Optimization, Quality Optimization, Safety, Logistics, Business Optimization, Environment and Big Data. NAPCON offers also innovative and engaging solutions to train operators with simulators and games. www.napconsuite.com
Neste (NESTE, Nasdaq Helsinki) builds sustainable options for the needs of transport, businesses and consumers. Our global range of products and services allows customers to lower their carbon footprint by combining high-quality and low-emission renewable products and oil products to tailor-made service solutions. We are the world’s largest producer of renewable diesel refined from waste and residues, and we are also bringing renewable solutions to the aviation and plastics industries. We want to be a reliable partner whose expertise, research and sustainable practices are widely appreciated. In 2016, Neste’s net sales stood at EUR 11.7 billion, and we were on the Global 100 list of the most sustainable companies in the world. Read more: neste.com