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Global Solutions Licensed technologies

Shell Global Solutions licenses refining and petrochemical technologies and also provides business and operational consultancy to help its customers upgrade the capacity and performance of their existing units; integrate new process units into current refinery operations and petrochemical complexes; incorporate advanced catalyst systems and reactor internals; and build new refineries.

Industry Insight

Various market changes, ranging from increased product demand to alterations in product legislation and emission standards, can trigger project opportunities. But how do you evaluate – and execute – the projects that will secure the best returns?

Transferring owner-operator experience throughout the entire project life cycle

Experience shows that successful programmes begin with a robust front-end project design and execution plan

Overview of the Shell refining technology portfolio

Refiners are facing a dynamic business environment. Crude prices are volatile. Heavy, high-sulphur and acidic opportunity crudes are increasingly available. Demand for lighter products is high; product legislation and emissions standards are tightening; and health, safety and environment mandates also have to be met

The Shell petrochemical technology portfolio

Intensifying pressure in petrochemicals

Leveraging owner-operator experience and innovation

Shell Global Solutions supports refiners and petrochemical operators by licensing cutting-edge technology, and leverages a corporate track record that stretches back over 50 years

News and events

Licensed Technologies - Key lessons from successful hydrocracker projects
Hydrocracking continues to emerge as the conversion method of choice around the globe, so it is vital that operators understand this key process.
Challenges and opportunities for the global refining industry HCP special supplement
Hydrocarbon Processing Special Supplement - an inside look at the Challenges and Opportunities facing the Global Refining Industry
The spectrum of licensed technologies, delivered by an operator to an operator

News and Highlights

Impact Online Issue 3, 2013

14 Jan 2014

Impact is a quarterly customer magazine providing topical news on Global Solutions' projects and activities, and reporting on current industry issues.

Impact Online Issue 2, 2013

18 Sep 2013

Impact is a quarterly customer magazine providing topical news on Global Solutions' projects and activities, and reporting on current industry issues.

Impact Online Issue 1, 2013

31 May 2013

Impact is a quarterly customer magazine providing topical news on Global Solutions' projects and activities, and reporting on current industry issues.

World's first integrated carbon dioxide/sulphur dioxide plant captures CO2 using Cansolv technology

17 Jan 2013

In capturing the first tonne of carbon dioxide (CO2) at their joint demonstration plant at Aberthaw Power Station in the UK, Cansolv and RWE npower have successfully commenced operations at the world’s first integrated sulphur dioxide (SO2)/CO2 capture plant.

Interview: Süleyman Özmen at the Asia Downstream 2012 Event

13 Dec 2012

Süleyman M Özmen - Vice President Refining and Chemical Licensing - speaks about trends in the Asia Pacific region and what sets Shell Global Solutions apart, at the Asia Downstream 2012 Event.