Higher olefins and derivatives
The Shell Chemicals range of alpha olefins, internal olefins and detergent alcohols and ethoxylates are key raw materials for producing everything from detergents, cleaning products and sun creams to plastics, lubricants and drilling fluids.
After the closure of our manufacturing location in UK/SHOP plant and Alcohols unit in Stanlow, UK, Shell Chemicals would like to re-iterate our commitment to the Alpha Olefin, Alcohol and Alcohol Ethoxylate market in Europe, notwithstanding our current operations in the Americas, Middle East and Asia. We are working to establish a robust and reliable supply chain and will retain a supply position to deliver our range of Neodene, Neodol and Linevol grades to our customers in Europe.
Inside Higher olefins and derivatives
Shell Chemicals companies produce a range of LINEVOL alcohols at the manufacturing location in the USA using proprietary technology. LINEVOL alcohols are used as intermediates to produce high-quality plasticizers.
NEODOL alcohols and ethoxylates are used in surfactants found in many consumer detergent, cleaning and personal care products.
NEODOL LM ethoxylates are derived from oleochemical alcohols and are used broadly in household and personal care applications.
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