Neste Oil Oyj : Neste Oil continues to protect its innovations and patents

  Neste Oil Oyj : Neste Oil continues to protect its innovations and patents

Neste Oil Corporation
Press Release
21 December 2012 at 8.00 a.m. (EET)

Neste Oil continues to protect its innovations and patents

Neste Oil Corporation has filed a new patent infringement action against
Dynamic Fuels, LLC, Syntroleum Corporation, and Tyson Foods, Inc. in the US
District Court for the District of Delaware. This follows a patent
infringement action filed by Neste Oil earlier this year against the same
defendants concerning infringement of a Neste Oil product patent. The current
action relates to infringement of a Neste Oil patent relating to the
production process used to produce renewable diesel at Dynamic Fuels' plant in
Geismar, Louisiana.

"Neste Oil has protected its proprietary NExBTL technology with a number of
patents. We will actively defend this technology, which is very important for
the Group's business, worldwide," says Matti Hautakangas, Neste Oil's General

Neste Oil is the world's leading producer of premium-quality renewable diesel
and has approx. 2 million t/a of NExBTL renewable diesel capacity at sites in
Singapore, the Netherlands, and Finland.

Neste Oil Corporation

Osmo Kammonen
Senior Vice President, Communications, Marketing and Public Affairs

Further information:
Jalmari Sasi, Senior Legal Counsel, tel. +358 (0)50 458 5029

Neste Oil in brief
Neste Oil Corporation is a refining and marketing company concentrating on
low-emission, high-quality traffic fuels. The company produces a comprehensive
range of major petroleum products and is the world's leading supplier of
renewable diesel. Neste Oil had net sales of EUR 15.4 billion in 2011 and
employs around 5,000 people, and is listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.

Neste Oil is included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and the
Ethibel Pioneer Investment Register, and has featured in The Global 100 list
of the world's most sustainable corporations for a number of years. Forest
Footprint Disclosure (FFD) has ranked Neste Oil as one of the best performers
in the oil & gas sector. Further information:


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