Shell looks into the Highways of the future

Nov 23, 2016

Shell Bitumen fast-forwards thirty years to 2050 to envision the future of the world’s highways.

The Bugatti circuit of Le Mans starts afresh, thanks to Shell Cariphalte Racetrack

Nov 15, 2016

After over 12 years of heavy use, the Bugatti Circuit of Le Mans has undergone renovation to replace its top layer of asphalt. Despite the excellent structure of the existing track, the renovation was necessary because of the performance needs of the various races its hosts. Motorcycles in particular, are sensitive to the change of adhesion offered by the track throughout its lifetime.

Shell helps iconic road reach 30th birthday

Nov 14, 2016

London’s M25 has reached a major milestone – read how Shell helped it get there.

Shell opens advanced bitumen solutions centre in China

Nov 14, 2016

Shell Bitumen officially opened its new Shell Bitumen China Solutions Centre (BCSC), located within the Hongyi Technology Industrial Area, Songjiang District in Shanghai.  It replaces Shell Bitumen’s solutions centre in Beijing, China.

Sebastian Vettel praises new track surface at Sepang International Circuit

Sep 29, 2016

Sebastian Vettel has praised Sepang International Circuit (SIC) ahead of this weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix following a repaving of the legendary venue with Shell Cariphalte Racetrack - a high performance bitumen specifically developed for use on racing circuits.

Shell Bitumen paves the way for young engineers

Jul 14, 2016

Shell Bitumen paved the way for more than 200 students from 29 countries around the world to put their energy efficient vehicles through their paces at the Shell Eco-marathon Europe by laying the temporary race track at London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in under 48 hours.

A Look into the Future

Jul 14, 2016

As a global business Shell places great emphasis on innovation. Apart from our business divisions for oil and gas exploration and extraction (Upstream), processing and marketing of oil products (Downstream) and the integrated gas trade (Integrated Gas), Shell also has a separate division – Projects and Technologies - where all research and development works are concentrated.

Shell remains committed to supplying bitumen at Pernis, long term supply security in Europe

Jul 13, 2016

Shell has established a robust bitumen supply chain in Europe, anchored by Shell’s two main refineries in the region: Rheinland in Germany and Pernis in the Netherlands.

Shell unveils Shell bitumen fresh and underlines expertise in materials recycling with Shell Cariphalte RC

Jun 14, 2016

14 June 2016, Interoutes & Ville, Paris – Shell is announcing the immediate availability in France of Shell Bitumen Fresh containing the award-winning Shell Bitufresh which has been specially formulated to reduce the odour of bitumen, improving conditions for both workers and residents.

Shell and NIHC completes road trial project

May 27, 2016

Today, 27 May 2016, Shell and National Infrastructure Holdings Co Ltd (NIHC) celebrated the opening of road trial project along Pyinmana Myo Shuang Road, near Nay Pyi Taw International Airport. This project is supervised by the Ministry of Construction.

Using 10/20 grade Bitumen could help save African Governments millions in costs

Feb 25, 2016

According to figures from the World Bank1, the African continent only has 204 kms of road per 1000 sq km of land area, out of which only a quarter is paved. The world average is 944 kms per 1,000 sq kms, with over half paved.