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Growing our future in Japan

Asian demand for petrochemicals continues to grow and Shell plans to remain a leading player in the region. Our Japanese operations and partnerships will be an important success factor in that growth.

Shell Chemicals in Singapore

Singapore is the Shell Group's largest oil and petrochemicals manufacturing centre in Asia Pacific. Read more about our operations in Singapore.

Ethylene cracker complex

Products manufactured in the ethylene cracker on Bukom Island, Singapore, provide the basic building blocks of the modern petrochemical industry.

Mono-ethylene glycol

Mono-ethylene glycol is used to make clothing, carpets, packaging, engine coolants and much more besides. Read more about this versatile material.

CSPCL Nanhai petrochemicals complex

CSPCL Nanhai is the culmination of the largest Sino-foreign joint venture in history and is helping to meet burgeoning demand for plastics and petrochemicals in China.

The role of chemicals in everyday products

Shell has a solid historical presence in the Middle East with an extensive portfolio of chemicals manufacturing, storage, logistics and trading operations based in Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Jordan and Egypt.

16/04/2013 - Groundbreaking ceremony for high-purity ethylene oxide, ethoxylates & polyols investments in Singapore

Speech given by Graham van't Hoff at the groundbreaking cermony for high-purity ethylene oxide, ethoxylates and polyols investments in Singapore.


15/06/2012 - Process Safety: leading from the top

Speech given by Ben van Beurden at the OECD conference on Corporate Governance for Process Safety, in Paris, France.


23/11/2011 - What does the future hold for the C6 aromatics chain?

Speech given by Alexander Farina at the 10th European aromatics & derivatives conference, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


13/07/2011 - The market for aromatics: a global perspective from a major global benzene and styrene producer

Speech given by Alexander Farina at the fifth Asian aromatics and derivatives conference, in Singapore.


02/05/2011 - Meeting the Global Sustainability Challenge through Chemistry

Speech given by Bob Chouffot at the 102nd AOCS annual meeting & expo, in Ohio, USA.


08/03/2011 - Rising to the challenges of downstream development

Speech given by Ben van Beurden at the Saudi Downstream strategic forum & exhibition, in Yanbu Al-Sinaiyah, Saudi Arabia.

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