Shell Eco-marathon is now in India
December 6-9, 2018, Chennai
We believe the answers to tomorrow’s energy challenges lie in the power of people’s ingenuity, and that together we can #makethefuture today. See India’s bright ideas energy ideas into commercial reality.
December 6-9, 2018, Chennai
Shell is committed to helping women reach senior roles in engineering and technology. We aim to #makethefuture by closing the gender gap.
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Shell founded its first laboratory in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, in 1914. Nearly a century later, the new and completely redesigned Shell Technology Centre Amsterdam took its place. This large complex houses around 1,300 people in labs and offices, yet its efficient design means that it emits almost no CO2.
Research in Amsterdam has created technology turning natural gas into liquids for lower-emissions transport fuel and other products; concrete which uses sulphur for stronger, more environmentally friendly roads; and a more efficient chemical process for making raw materials for everyday items from pillows to plastic bottles.
Shell scientists also partner with local universities to share expertise and resources.
More than 2,000 Shell scientists and engineers work at Shell Technology Center Houston in Texas, USA, a laboratory and office complex of more than 90,000 square metres (one million square feet). Three Shell Chief Scientists have their base there, each an expert in fields ranging from catalyst technology to reservoir engineering.
Our world-class researchers are developing and advancing technologies to unlock tightly trapped natural gas, catalysts to speed up chemical reactions, and researching opportunities to make liquefied natural gas (LNG) into a transport fuel. Specialised equipment at the centre includes a wave tank for testing the design of deep-water structures.
The Shell Technology Centre in Bangalore (STCB) is the latest addition to Shell’s global network of technology hubs and smaller technical centres. The 52-acre, custom-built technology centre can house up to 1,500 experts, who will collaboratively work on global innovative energy projects.
The Bangalore technology centre is home to a wide spectrum of technical disciplines and specific expertise in fields such as liquefied natural gas, subsurface modelling, data analysis, engineering design, bitumen, distillation and enhanced computational research. The centre is helping to pioneer efforts to turn forestry, agricultural and municipal waste into transportation fuels, with a new demonstration plant being built at the site.
Specialists at STCB also work closely with external industrial partners, universities and institutes. These collaborations help to speed up the development and deployment of energy technologies.
Several smaller technical centres in our network are located close to our customers and other partners, and provide tailored services. Our technical centre in Hamburg, Germany, specialises in engine, gearbox and vehicle technology. Other centres are located in Canada, China, Norway, Oman and Qatar.
We also have a network of offices across the world to support our research and operational projects.
We believe the answers to tomorrow’s energy challenges lie in the power of people’s ingenuity, and that together we can #makethefuture today.