The Royal Dutch/Shell group of companies is involved in the exploration and production of oil, gas and other energy sources, petroleum refining and petrochemical manufacture.
In Shell’s chemicals business there are six business areas: base chemicals; styrene monomer/propylene oxide and derivatives; ethylene oxide/ethylene glycols; solvents/phenol; higher olefins and derivatives; and propanediol/polytrimethylene terephthalate.
Downstream, the company is making selective growth investments, after a period dominated by disposals. Competitive cost performance and operational excellence are embedded in its strategy.
Shell states that meeting growing global demand for energy in ways that minimise the effect on the environment is a key challenge for its future business. It is pursuing a range of opportunities to develop alternative energy that will both complement today’s core businesses and establish major new income streams over the long term.
Shell sees ‘great potential in unconventional hydrocarbons’ such as oil sands and gas-to-liquids. These ‘unconventionals’, and Shell’s technology, are believed will help the company drive full replacement of its production, on both a resources and reserves basis, and sustain long term production growth.
Chief executive officer: Peter Voser
Chief financial officer: Simon Henry
Chief human resources and corporate officer: Hugh Mitchell
Executive director (upstream international): Malcolm Brinded
Non executive director: Guy Elliott
Upstream Americas director: Marvin Odum
Projects and technology director: Matthias Bichsel
Downstream director: Mark Williams
Legal director: Beat Hess
(Updated July 2010)
Head office: The Hague
Shell International BV Carel van Bylandtlaan 302596 HRThe HagueThe Netherlands
Tel: +31 (0) 70 377 9111Email: email@example.com (investor relations)
Head office: London
Shell International Ltd,Shell Centre,London SE1 7NAUnited Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 207 934 1234Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (investor relations)
The Royal Dutch/Shell group of companies produces, processes and delivers energy in more than 110 countries and employs more than 104,000 people. Shell is organised into five core businesses: Exploration & Production; Oil Products; Gas & Power; Chemicals; and Other Industry Segments.
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Shell states that meeting growing global demand for energy in ways that minimise the effect on the environment is a key challenge for its future business and it is pursuing a range of opportunities to develop alternative energy that will both complement today’s core businesses and establish major new income streams over the long term. (Edited from annual report and company website). ICIS also provides you with key financial data listed in table form.
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