A leader in bitumen

We’re the partner of choice for customers across a range of sectors, from airports and highways to roofing and Formula One™ tracks. Shell’s pioneering innovations in coloured binders, low-temperature solutions, low-odour bitumen and underwater adhesives have set the industry standards for these applications.

Our customers choose us for our:

  • High and consistent product quality
  • Supply security and reliability
  • Risk management
  • Cutting-edge technical support

Strong values

All Shell employees share a set of core values – honesty, integrity and respect for people. We also firmly believe in the fundamental importance of trust, openness, teamwork and professionalism in everything that we do. We pride ourselves on helping you exceed the highest health, safety, environmental and regulatory standards so that you can benefit from a safe, reliable supply.

High and consistent product quality

Shell Bitumen is known for its high and consistent product quality.
Our field-based Technical Specialists understand our customers’ quality and regulatory requirements and integrate them into our quality control procedures. We’ve invested heavily in operational and supply excellence and have many years of experience in leveraging our supply chain to your advantage. And our comprehensive quality assurance programme enables us to monitor quality of the product throughout the supply chain.

Supply security and reliability

With access to refineries, plants and depots around the world, we are well positioned to meet supply commitments and help mitigate the risk of regional supply volatility for our customers. Our in-house operations team strive to ensure our customers get the right product, on specification, at the right time to avoid any potential delays to your project.

Price risk management

Our highly skilled team make your business their business.
They will work with you to help mitigate your potential cost and supply risks with customised solutions. Our risk-managed pricing and fixed or flexible volume commitments have already helped hundreds of customers in managing short- and long-term risks linked to supply and price volatility.

First class technical support

Our dedicated Bitumen Solution Centres in China, France and Thailand aim to provide outstanding technical support before, during and after application. Their world-class diagnostics and sample testing facilities allow our front-line Technical Specialists to work collaboratively with you and, in addition, to advise on issues concerning regulations, specifications and emerging technology trends. At our international research and development centre located in Bangalore, experts monitor the evolving needs of industry and undertake cutting-edge research to find fit-for-purpose solutions to address the challenges of the future.

Find out for yourself why you should choose Shell. Talk to our team today.

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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 34 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.

Health, safety & environment

Shell Bitumen puts the health and safety of workers, suppliers and customers at the top of its agenda. We have in place stringent policies, procedures and training to ensure safe delivery and handling.