Our story began over 20 years ago. In a couple of decades, St1 has developed into a Nordic energy Group who realises its vision to be the leading producer and seller of CO₂-aware energy.
Greenergy Baltic was founded to operate in the oil wholesale business
A group of private entrepreneurs established St1 chain, which became a client of Greenergy Baltic
St1 service station chain became part of the company
NEOT (North European Oil Trade Oy) was founded together with S Group for fuel supply
The first Swedish St1 distribution sites were opened
St1 Biofuels Oy was founded together with VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
ExxonMobil Finnish affiliate Oy Esso Ab was acquired and the company was named St1
The first Etanolix® biorefinery started to produce advanced ethanol from bakery waste
A network of 200 sites in Sweden and Norway was purchased from StatoilHydro ASA
TuuliWatti Oy was founded together with S-Voima
RE85 high-blend advanced ethanol fuel was launched
Etelä-Suomen Lämpöpalvelut Oy was acquired (now St1 Lähienergia Oy/St1 Local Energy)
The first Bionolix® biorefinery started to produce advanced ethanol from municipal and retail biowaste
Acquisitions were made:
St1 Energy Oy (former Oy Shell Ab)
St1 Energy AB (former AB Svenska Shell)
St1 Refinery Oy (former Shell Raffinaderi AB)
St1 Deep Heat geothermal energy pilot launched
Agreement on the purchase of the share capital of Shell's Norwegian downstream company
Uudenmaan Energiakaivot Oy acquired by St1 Local Energy (former Etelä-Suomen Lämpöpalvelut Oy)
Etanolix® biorefinery was delivered to Sweden
Construction of the Cellunolix® biorefinery started in Finland
Shell's Norwegian downstream company was acquired
St1 Deep Heat started drilling the wells of the geothermal pilot heat plant
The first Cellunolix® biorefinery started to produce advanced ethanol from sawdust
Hydrogen manufacturing unit construction work started at St1 Refinery in Sweden - aiming to start the production of renewable diesel in the early 2020s
TuuliWatti Oy completed its multi-year investment programme of 650 MEUR
St1 Finance Oy was founded
Today, St1 is a Nordic energy group that operates in several business areas in Finland, Sweden and Norway. In the operations we implement our vision to be the leading producer and seller of CO₂-aware energy.
While fossil fuels are still our main source of income, it allows us to build world-class expertise in introducing more and more renewable energy to the market. Our customers benefit from the competitive edge we gain by managing the complete value chain from raw materials and energy sources to service at the pump.
In 2017, St1's turnover amounted to 6.5 billion EUR. We employ some 750 energy sector professionals in Finland, Sweden and Norway. The total number of people employed directly and indirectly by St1 in the Nordics exceeds 7,300.