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Shell Nederland Chemie BV - Pernis, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Shell Nederland Chemie BV
Pernis, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
|Site size in hectares||550 (refinery + chemicals)|
|Site size in acres||1400 (refinery + chemicals)|
Pernis is a joint oil refinery/chemicals manufacturing site. At this location, Shell Nederland Chemie BV (SNC) manufactures lower olefins, methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE), chemical solvents, hydrocarbon solvents, brake fluids and polyols. The oil refinery is operated by Shell Nederland Raffinaderij BV.
The materials made at Pernis are used by customers to manufacture many everyday products including car parts, foam seating and bedding, paints, cooling fluids, pharmaceuticals and petrol.
|Main chemicals products manufactured|
|Certification||All plants and departments have ISO9001-2000 and/or 14001 certification.|
|Other plants on site||
|Adjoining industrial activities||
The Pernis facility is part of a large industrial area which contains other petrochemical and refinery sites. Nearby communities are the villages of Pernis, Rhoon and Poortugaal and the cities of Hoogvliet (Rotterdam), Spijkenisse, Vlaardingen and Schiedam, all in a radius of 7 kilometers.
|History||Chemicals production started on the Pernis site in 1949. This site, together with the nearby Moerdijk site, has since grown into one of the largest chemical complexes in the Netherlands. The latest additions are a propylene oxide glycol ether plant, on-stream in 2001, and a polymer polyols plant, on stream in mid-2003.|
|Donax brake fluids||SNC BV||not disclosed|
|Solvents (continuous)||SNC BV||not disclosed|
|Full address||Shell Nederland Chemie BV
3196 KK Rotterdam
|Telephone||+31 10 4319111 or 0800-0238044 (toll free)|
|Fax||+31 10 4312601|
|Emergency telephone||+31 10 4318000|
|Contact number for potential employees||+31 10 4312897|
|Site manager||Bart Voet|