Neste Jacobs was selected to act as engineering partner for a new shale oil condensation unit in Estonia. Neste Jacobs and Eesti Energia Olitoostus have made an engineering and construction management contract.

Shale oil processing is an area where Eesti Energia can take advantage of Neste Jacobs engineering and project implementation experience, the companies said. Shale oil condensation unit is a part of Enefit-280 project and it purificates and fractionates the shale oil vapor gas mixture. The project is scheduled to end in 2012.

According to Jarmo Suominen, CEO of Neste Jacobs, this contract is important and notable step for Neste Jacobs and supports its strategic goals to extend its market area and creates confidential and long term partnerships for it.