Inside Shell Bitumen

About Shell bitumen

Shell Bitumen is the world’s largest marketer of bitumen, with over 1,600 customers across 28 countries. We supply enough bitumen to resurface 450 km of road every day; that’s enough to travel around the world four times in one year.


The world’s population is predicted to reach 9 billion People by 2050, according to the united nations, and Global mobility is rising significantly.


Bitumen solutions for the airports of today and the future - transforming the way we live.

Why choose us?

We are different. We innovate to add value for our customers and provide top quality products and services to help them win in the market.

Shell Bitumen products

Shell Bitumen products are tailored to meet the needs of asphalt manufacturers, road builders, construction, government, communities, asset owners, designers and architects. They are designed to offer usable and effective solutions for a wide variety of markets.

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Health, Safety, and the Environment

Shell Bitumen puts the health and safety of workers, suppliers and customers at the top of its agenda. We have in place stringent policies, procedures and training to ensure safe delivery.

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Shell Scenarios

Shell Scenarios ask “what if?” questions about the future. They help us, governments and academia understand possibilities and uncertainties ahead.

Shell Scenarios in film

A selection of short films introduce and explain the Shell Scenarios over the years, and the work of our Scenarios team.


Every day at around 800 airports in about 40 countries, Shell Aviation provides fuel for almost 7,000 aircrafts: refueling a plane every 12 seconds.