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With a new office, Neste starts renewable feedstock sourcing operations in China

"Neste is the third most sustainable company in the world and the largest producer of renewable diesel. We are happy to open a new office in China, and start purchasing waste and residue raw materials for the production of our renewable diesel, jet fuel as well as other renewable solutions globally”, says Jennifer Jiang, General Manager of Neste Shanghai office.

Neste has opened a new office in Shanghai where it will purchase renewable waste and residue raw materials from local collectors on the East coast of China. At the ribbon-cutting ceremony were Jennifer Jiang (left), General Manager of Neste Shanghai; Hannele Jakosuo-Jansson, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Procurement and Safety at Neste; Matti Lehmus, Executive Vice President, Renewables Platform at Neste; Pasi Hellman, Consul General of Consulate General of Finland in Shanghai; Yonglian Chen, European & Africa Affairs Division of Shanghai Municipal People’s Government Foreign Affairs; Diego Marques, Vice President, Supply Growth and Development at Neste (photo courtesy Neste).

Finland-headed oil refiner and renewable fuels producer Neste Oyj has opened up shop in Shanghai, China where it will purchase renewable waste and residue raw materials from local collectors in the East coast of China, especially in the regions around Shanghai, but later on also in other big cities.

Different waste and residues account for approximately 80 percent of our renewable raw materials. With our own proprietary NEXBTL technology, renewable products can be refined flexibly from a wide variety of low-quality raw materials while the end-products retain their high quality. These products and solutions help our customers to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, said Jennifer Jiang.

Neste has renewable diesel production facilities in Singapore, Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands, and in Porvoo, Finland. The company’s renewable products production capacity is today close to 3 million tonnes of renewable diesel and other renewable fuels.

Facilitate capacity expansion

The ongoing Singapore capacity expansion will bring the total renewable production capacity of Neste to 4.5 million tonnes annually in 2022. As a result of this investment, Neste will have more flexibility between different product solutions in Singapore and be able to produce renewable diesel, renewable aviation fuel and raw material for various polymers and chemicals markets.

It also enables the use of increasingly low-quality waste and residue raw materials also for the existing refinery.

Neste’s Shanghai office is registered as a fully-owned subsidiary of Neste, which is located at Jing’an Kerry Centre in Shanghai.

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