Neste Oil has been awarded the Biofuels Technology Innovation of the Year Award for 2006 by the World Refining Association. Neste Oil received the award for the NExBTL development in Warsaw on 21 November.
A total of six biofuels companies that have developed their own technology in the field were nominated for the award. A jury of around 300 members, drawn from specialists across the industry, selected Neste Oil as the winner by a large majority for its NExBTL biodiesel technology.
The World Refining Association (WRA) is well-known across the oil and gas and petrochemical sectors, and its internationally respected conferences, seminars, and workshops have established themselves as leading industry forums, with numerous events held annually.