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Shell EasternPetrochemicals Complex

fully online

A successful upgrade

Hitting home with safety

At the time of investment, SEPC was Shell’s largest ever downstream and petrochemicals investment. Now fully online, it takes a major step towards meeting Asia’s rising demand for the raw materials needed to make everyday products from pillows to plastic bottles. Discover the project and the people who were involved.

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The Shell Eastern Petrochemicals Complex was Shell’s largest ever petrochemicals investment

Shell’s largest integrated refinery and petrochemicals complex in Singapore is online.

Engineers at Shell have developed a more efficient process for making the raw material needed to manufacture many of today’s plastics and textiles.

Thousands of workers from more than 20 countries helped to create Shell’s largest integrated refinery

At Bukom Island, Singapore, crude oil arrives in giant tankers and is piped to shore for refining

Pulau Bukom successfully upgraded the ethylene cracker in early 2015, boosting production of ethylene by more than 20%.