Helping to reduce your environmental impact

At Shell Bitumen, we have designed solutions formulated to help reduce your business’ impact on the environment during projects. For example, our Shell Low Temperature binders require lower mixing and paving temperatures compared to conventional hot mix asphalt, helping to reduce energy consumption and thereby its associated CO2 emissions during the mixing and paving heating process.

Investing in the future

We also know that tomorrow brings new energy challenges. That’s why we invest in initiatives like Make The Future, which harnesses the power of people’s collective ingenuity to solve future energy challenges. From glow-in-the-dark motorway lanes, to surfaces that take harmful substances out of the air, our products could offer an untapped opportunity for future energy innovation.

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Safety Data Sheets

We produce Safety Data Sheets for all our marketed products. These sheets contain advice on hazards and precautions to enable users to carry out their own risk assessment to protect workers and the environment. They are available to view or download via the Shell Product Catalogue.

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Why choose Shell Bitumen

We’re the partner of choice for customers from sectors ranging from airports to highways, roofing to Formula One™ tracks. We have an unrivalled track record in innovation and our specialty applications for coloured asphalt, energy efficiency, odour minimisation and underwater adhesives have set the industry standard.

Technical leadership

Innovation is the lifeblood of Shell Bitumen. We’re committed to helping our customers meet their goals through cutting-edge technology, evidenced by continued investment in Research & Development (R&D) and a global network of technical experts. Our track record is evidenced by our product portfolio: we hold 49 patents in bitumen technologies alone.

Risk management

It’s no secret that the bitumen market can be volatile. That’s why we offer customised solutions for managing pricing and operational risks.