Inside shell chemicals

Chemicals products portfolio

Countless products that we all use every day in our homes, our cars, at work or while we relax owe their beginnings to the petrochemical ‘building blocks’ we manufacture and supply to our industrial customers.

Doing business with us

Shell chemicals companies are major suppliers of bulk petrochemicals to large industrial customers. In this section you will find essential information on how to do business with us.

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.

Safe product handling and transportation

Transportation and Safety options and requirements.

Our strengths

Shell joined the chemicals sector more than 85 years ago. Our strengths make us a major player in the petrochemicals industry and will support our future growth.

Our People

Know more about the Shell Chemicals and Products Leadership Team.

Our history

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.

Our growth projects

We will invest in our existing world-scale plants, to further increase their capacity and efficiency. And we will pursue options to invest in the building of new large-scale plants.