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Oil refining and renewable solutions

Neste is a forerunner in oil refining and renewable solutions. This innovative pioneer in the oil industry tries to do more with less every single day. It is the world’s largest producer of renewable diesel and sees growing opportunities outside of the fuel market. They rethink conventional models and make the most of existing recources. In addition to producing renewable diesel they produce low-carbon feedstocks from materials like waste and residues. They combine six decades of oil expertise with running a modern business with high environmental values.


The company was founded in 1948 to secure Finland’s oil supply. From the early sixties on there was an growing demand for petroleum products in the country. That demand marked the continuing growth of Neste and their range of business interests. Natural gas, exploration and production, and chemicals joined its core refining and shipping activities. Neste Oil also established itself as a retail service station brand. In the nineties they became a listed company on the Helsinki Stock Exchange. Neste has production operations in four countries: Finland (Porvoo and Naantali), the Netherlands, Singapore and Bahrain.

The Netherlands

In the Netherlands Neste is based in two different locations. The main operation takes place at the Maasvlakte in Rotterdam with a team of about 115 employees. A smaller team of about twenty people work at Sluiskil (near Terneuzen) where renewable diesel and raw materials for renewable jet fuels are stored. The organisation is growing steadily and continuously shapeshifts and innovates itself.


Today, Neste is recognised as one of the world’s most sustainable companies with a revenue of almost 11,000 million euro. At Neste over 5,000 professionals help create cleaner traffic, energy and life. Their customers are very important partners and a key factor for the company’s successful development. Company values are: responsibility, cooperation, innovation and excellence. The business culture is competitive, honest and open. Safety and innovation are important goals, so people are encourages to to pioneer and think in new ways.

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