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2009 media releases
Directory of media releases for 2009
11 Dec 2009
Opening ceremony for one of the world’s largest mono-ethylene glycol (MEG) plants
New Shell plant is a key component of the Shell Eastern Petrochemicals Complex (SEPC) in Singapore, on track for full completion in early 2010.
17 Nov 2009
Shell starts-up world-scale monoethylene glycol plant in Singapore
Shell Chemicals Limited has announced the successful start-up of its new world-scale monoethylene glycol (MEG) unit at the Shell Eastern Petrochemicals Complex in Singapore.
11 Nov 2009
Qatar Petroleum International acquires first downstream overseas assets in deal with Shell in Singapore
Qatar Petroleum International and Shell Eastern Petroleum (Pte) Ltd (Shell) today signed a series of agreements which will see Qatar Petroleum International take a stake in two Shell Chemicals joint ventures in Singapore.
02 Nov 2009
New ethylene jetty and cryogenic terminal completed
First shipment of ethylene signals another milestone in the construction of the Shell Eastern Petrochemicals Complex (SEPC).
14 Oct 2009
Integration key to successful petrochemicals growth platforms in Middle East
With abundant natural resources, the Middle East will play a pivotal role in the future development of the global petrochemicals industry.
02 Jun 2009
Second Shell OMEGA process plant starts up in Saudi Arabia
Following the successful start-up of Lotte Daesan's mono-ethylene glycol (MEG) plant in Korea in May 2008, the second plant to license the Shell Global Solutions OMEGA (Only Mono-Ethylene Glycol Advanced) process has successfully started up in Saudi Arabia.
26 May 2009
Shell Eastern Petrochemicals Complex (SEPC) completes another milestone with the commissioning of NEWater and product pipelines
Shell announced today that its Shell Eastern Petrochemicals Complex (SEPC) project in Singapore has marked another major milestone on its road to start-up with the commissioning of its NEWater pipeline and supply.
13 Apr 2009
Shell commemorates project safety milestone with donations to Lighthouse Club and H.O.M.E.
Donations mark Shell Eastern Petrochemicals Complex (SEPC) project’s achievement of 15 million safety man-hours without lost-time incidents. Initiative underlines importance of worker’s welfare in improving workplace safety and health.
19 Mar 2009
First industry programme in Singapore to develop safety professionals for oil & gas/petrochemicals industry launched
Shell has launched Singapore's first industry-driven engineering construction Trainee Safety Advisor Programme (TSAP) tailored for the oil and gas/petrochemical industry.
06 Mar 2009
Future bright for India's petrochemicals as industry adjusts to challenges, says Shell India chairman
"India's petrochemicals sector looks set to become a major global force over the longer term," Vikram Mehta, chairman of Shell India has told the Indian Plastics Federation.