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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).
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
Project has boosted production capacity, reduced energy consumption and CO2 emissions, and enabled expansion of intermediates plants
Improved energy efficiency at Wesseling facility has increased production & enhanced competitiveness