12 September 2016 at 11 am (EET)
Neste Jacobs celebrates the completion of EPCM services for Finland's first LNG import terminal in Pori
Technology, engineering and project management company Neste Jacobs has successfully carried out the Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM) project for Skangas' LNG import terminal from the years 2014 to 2016. The LNG terminal of 30 000 m³ at Pori features state of the art engineering solutions being fully equipped for unloading ships, storing LNG, ship bunkering, truck loading by LNG as well as distribution of regasified LNG by pipeline to an industrial park.
Safety of the operation of the LNG terminal have been secured by Neste Jacobs' extensive process risk evaluations and safety automation assessments carried out during the engineering phase of the project.
One of the most significant characteristics of Pori terminal is the high level of automation enabling even the possibility for remote operation. Pori LNG terminal was opened for commercial operation in July 2016.
"We are very happy and proud to have had the opportunity to be the EPCM contractor for Skangas in this Finland's first LNG import terminal project", says Jarmo Suominen, CEO of Neste Jacobs. "By executing this technically challenging project, our experts in Porvoo and Turku have even further strengthened the know-how of LNG processing within Neste Jacobs, putting us in the pole position amongst the Nordic engineering companies serving the gas industry".
"The Pori terminal is the first LNG terminal in Finland and we at Skangas are satisfied to have this challenging project successfully completed as planned. This terminal boasts lots of modern technology and automation and we are looking forward to straightforward and reliable operation for years to come", explains Tommy Mattila, Sales and Marketing Director of Skangas.
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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, biorefining, biochemicals, 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
The LNG company Skangas is the leading player in the Nordic LNG market. The company supplies LNG for shipping, industrial and heavy-duty road transport needs. We help our customers reach their environmental and operational targets by offering efficient and stable LNG deliveries. Skangas has LNG production plants in Risavika, Norway, and Porvoo, Finland, and LNG terminals in Øra, Norway, Lysekil, Sweden, and Pori, Finland. The company is a partner in the Tornio Manga LNG joint project constructing an LNG terminal in Tornio, Finland, which is due for completion in 2017. Skangas is a subsidiary of the Finnish natural energy gas expert Gasum Ltd, and its shareholders are Gasum Ltd (51%) and the Norwegian Lyse Energi AS (49%). www.skangas.com