Inside Solvents: Chemical

Glycol ethers and acetates

Glycol ethers are high performance chemical solvents designed to meet increasing technical and environmental demands of low aromatic, high solid and waterborne formulation technologies.

Ketones - oxygenated chemical solvents

Ketones are chemically stable solvents with the ability to dissolve a wide range of synthetic and natural resins, making them well suited to low viscosity and high solids formulations.

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About Shell chemicals

Shell companies first entered the chemicals industry in 1929, via a partnership in the Netherlands called NV Mekog, which manufactured ammonia from coke-oven gas.

Doing business with us

Shell chemicals companies are major suppliers of bulk petrochemicals to large industrial customers. In this section you will find essential information on how to do business with us.