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Nov 2, 2016
Beijing, China, November 2, 2016 -- Shell Nanhai B.V. (Shell) and China National Offshore Oil Corporation’s (CNOOC) 50:50 joint venture has officially assumed ownership of CNOOC’s ongoing project to build an ethylene cracker and several derivatives units, after receiving all the necessary government approvals. Following a final investment decision in March 2016, the project will now be owned and operated by the existing joint venture, CNOOC and Shell Petrochemicals Company Limited (CSPC).
Sep 15, 2016
September 15, 2016 – the Netherlands – Shell Nederland Raffinaderij BV (“Shell Pernis”) today formally marked the start-up of a new aromatics unit at the large Pernis refinery in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Jun 7, 2016
On Tuesday, June 7, 2016, Shell Chief Executive Officer, Ben van Beurden, provided an update on the company’s strategy, that sets a clear course for stronger returns and free cash flow.
Mar 22, 2016
Beijing, China, March 22, 2016 -- China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) and Shell Nanhai B.V. (Shell) today announce the final investment decision to expand CNOOC and Shell Petrochemical Company’s (CSPC) existing 50:50 joint venture (JV) in Huizhou, Guangdong Province, China
Dec 15, 2015
Guangzhou, December 15, 2015 -- Shell Nanhai B.V. (Shell) and China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) today signed a Heads of Agreement (HOA) to expand their existing 50:50 joint venture (JV) in Huizhou, Guangdong Province, China. Under the HOA, subject to final agreements and regulatory approvals, Shell is expected to join an ongoing CNOOC project to develop additional chemicals facilities next to the JV’s existing Nanhai petrochemical complex, which will be owned and operated by the existing JV.
Shell takes final investment decision to expand Alpha Olefins Production at Geismar Chemical Plant in US Gulf Coast
Nov 30, 2015
Shell Chemical LP (Shell) today announces the final investment decision to increase Alpha Olefins (AO) production at its chemical manufacturing site in Geismar, Louisiana, making the site the largest AO producer in the world.
Sep 16, 2015
A new 140,000 tonnes per annum (tpa) high-purity ethylene oxide purification unit and new 140,000 tpa ethoxylates unit are supplying local and regional customers.
Apr 2, 2015
Project has boosted production capacity, reduced energy consumption and CO2 emissions, and enabled expansion of intermediates plants
Mar 13, 2015
Improved energy efficiency at Wesseling facility has increased production & enhanced competitiveness