Supply of North and West Germany

Nord-West Oelleitung GmbH (NWO), founded in 1956, set out to build and operate the first long-range crude oil pipeline in Europe, which would serve the refineries in the Ems and Rhine-Ruhr regions in Germany, a goal it had already achieved by 1958.


NWO’s decision from 1956 to choose Wilhelmshaven as a suitable site was based on the naturally formed shipping channel that the Jade Bay affords and the extremely convenient seaway it provides leading to the harbour town from the open sea …


More than fifty years of successfully and responsibly unloading, storing, and transporting crude oil are definite proof of NWO’s sustainability in the means it uses to protect people and the environment …


NWO is well aware of the fact that the success of our company is based on the expertise and motivation of our employees …


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