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Our current business activities in India


  • A state-of-the-art lube-oil blending plant at Taloja (outside Mumbai in western India) – considered to be among the finest lube-oil blending plants in Asia, manufacturing  a range of branded lubricants focused on the automotive and industrial sector


  • A High Capacity Plant of 70,000 MTPA at Uluberia, West Bengal producing a range of Bitumen Specialty products such as Bitumen Emulsions, Crumb Rubber Modified Bitumen (CRMB) and Polymer Modified Bitumen (PMB)


  • Only international company to be granted and actualise Government of India approval to retail fuel in India till date
  • License for 2000 fuel retail stations



  • Provides lubricants and related technical services to the shipping industry


  • Joint venture between Shell and MRPL serving a network of 12 airports


  • Technical Services Agreement with Reliance, CHT, and IOC
  • Catalyst sales


  • Major private sector supplier of crude, products and chemicals to public/private sector oil companies.



Hazira LNG Pvt Ltd (HLPL): Joint Venture between Shell (74%) and Total (26%)

  • Hazira LNG receiving and re-gasification terminal
  • Capacity 5 million tonnes of LNG per annum

Hazira Ports Pvt Ltd. – (HPPL)

  • Bulk container port operational since 2012



  • Bangalore center delivers high-end technical studies, projects, and services for Shell worldwide & India
  • Third Shell Global Center for Technology, the other two being in Houston and Amsterdam
  • Services span upstream, downstream chemicals, gas & Refinery ops, & lab for Downstream Ops


  • Chennai center provides a wide range of finance, accounting and other business or customer services to Shell operating companies globally


  • All Shell entities in India invest in community development as a part of their commitment to Sustainable Development.
  • Shell aims that its business activities should contribute towards benefiting communities. 
  • Shell in India is active in the area of road safety.
  • The Shell India contribution to mainstreaming the disability movement in India is widely recognized
    • creating role models in this sector by means of the Shell Helen Keller Awards.

THE SHELL FOUNDATION in India - an independent UK based charity

  • Has already committed resources across seven programmes worth USD 18 million
  • Current Impact – more than 3.5 million people

We now have several long-term strategic partners that serve large numbers of people across many countries and continents, addressing markedly different development challenges such as sustainable job creation, urban mobility, access to energy, clean cooking and sustainable supply chains.

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies. Our headquarters are in The Hague, the Netherlands, and our Chief Executive Officer is Ben van Beurden. The parent company of the Shell group is Royal Dutch Shell plc, which is incorporated in England and Wales.

Our strategy to generate profitable growth remains to drive forward with our investment programme, to deliver sustainable growth and provide competitive returns to shareholders, while helping to meet global energy demand in a responsible way.

In upstream we focus on exploring for new oil and gas reserves and developing mahor projects where our technology and know-how adds value to the resource holders.

In Downstream our emphasis remains on sustained cash generation from our existing assets and selective investments in growth markets.

Read more about our strategy and major projects.

Our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people form the basis of the Shell General Business Principles.

Shell by number (figures for 2012):

+70 countries where we operate

~87,000 number of employees

50% of our production is natural gas

20.2 million tonnes of equity LNG sold during the year

3.3 million barrels of oil equivalent we produce every day

44,000 Shell service stations worldwide

30+ refineries and chemical plants we run

Our business

Upstream explores for and extracts crude oil and natural gas.

Downstream refines, supplies, trades and ships crude worldwide, manufactures and markets a range of products, and produces petrochemicals for industrial customers.

Projects & Technology manages delivery of Shell's major projects and drives the research and innovation to create technology solutions.

Financial performance

Visit our Investor Centre to view our latest quarterly results.


Revenue: $451.2 billion

Income: $16.5 billion

Capital investment: $44 billion

Investment in research and development: $1.3 billion

Fast facts for sustainable development 2012

  • $2.2 billion spent on developing alternative energies, carbon capture and storage, and on CO2 R&D over the past five years.
  • Around $14 billion spent on goods and services in 2012 from companies in countries with lower incomes.
  • Around $149 million spent on voluntary social invesments in 2012.