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Growing our future in Japan

Asian demand for petrochemicals continues to grow and Shell plans to remain a leading player in the region. Our Japanese operations and partnerships will be an important success factor in that growth.

Shell Chemicals in Singapore

Singapore is the Shell Group's largest oil and petrochemicals manufacturing centre in Asia Pacific. Read more about our operations in Singapore.

The Shell Eastern Petrochemicals Complex

This project, which was completed in 2010, resulted in a new integrated refinery and petrochemicals complex in Singapore.

Ethylene cracker complex

Products manufactured in the ethylene cracker on Bukom Island, Singapore, provide the basic building blocks of the modern petrochemical industry.

Mono-ethylene glycol

Mono-ethylene glycol is used to make clothing, carpets, packaging, engine coolants and much more besides. Read more about this versatile material.

OMEGA and ethylene oxide/ethylene glycol technology

Shell is a leader in ethylene oxide and ethylene glycol technology. Find out more about the new OMEGA technology and the leading position of Shell as a technology supplier to this sector.

CSPCL Nanhai petrochemicals complex

CSPCL Nanhai is the culmination of the largest Sino-foreign joint venture in history and is helping to meet burgeoning demand for plastics and petrochemicals in China.

The role of chemicals in everyday products

Shell has a solid historical presence in the Middle East with an extensive portfolio of chemicals manufacturing, storage, logistics and trading operations based in Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Jordan and Egypt.

Shell's petrochemical activities in the Middle East

Shell has a solid historical presence in the Middle East with an extensive portfolio of chemicals manufacturing, storage, logistics and trading operations based in Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Jordan and Egypt.

06/10/2020 - Thomas Casparie EPCA Speech: Beyond the New Normal

Thomas Casparie argues that the future of the chemical industry isn’t just about getting through the challenges of COVID-19. It’s about acting now and working together for sustainability – less CO2 and more circular products.
 

21/03/2018 - Strategies for prospering in an extended upcycle

Speech given by Thomas Casparie at the WPC in Houston.

 

29/09/2016 - A fully integrated company in the 21st century - where next?

Speech given by Graham van't Hoff at the GPCA Annual Forum in Dubai.

 

16/04/2013 - Groundbreaking ceremony for high-purity ethylene oxide, ethoxylates & polyols investments in Singapore

Speech given by Graham van't Hoff at the groundbreaking cermony for high-purity ethylene oxide, ethoxylates and polyols investments in Singapore.

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Factsheets

Essential information about the Shell chemicals companies, their activities and operations.

Speeches

A selection of executive speeches related to Shell Chemicals.

 

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Manufacturing locations

Shell chemicals companies have a global manufacturing base, with some assets operated by Shell chemicals companies, some by other Shell Group companies, and others by joint ventures.

About Shell chemicals

Shell companies first entered the chemicals industry in 1929, via a partnership in the Netherlands called NV Mekog, which manufactured ammonia from coke-oven gas.