Shell is one of the leading businesses in the Philippines. With over a century of successful business presence in the country, it is comprised of refinery, marketing and upstream operations, as well as the delivery of Shell business solutions to the world.
Who we are
We aim to meet the energy needs of society in ways that are economically, socially and environmentally viable, now and in the future. Learn about our business and people, which grew from a small shop in London nearly 200 years ago to become a major energy company.
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Shell in the Philippines
Shell’s businesses in the Philippines
The Shell companies in the Philippines (SciP) include various companies operating in oil and gas exploration, production, oil refining, distribution and sales to consumers. SciP started its operations in 1914, and has grown to be one of the Philippines’ largest investors, employing over 3,000 people nationwide.
Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation (PSPC)
PSPC refines, blends, transports and sells a wide range of high quality fuels, lubricants, bitumen and other specialty oil-based products. It operates a refinery with a rated capacity of approximately 110,000 bpd and over 960 retail stations nationwide.
Shell Philippines Exploration B.V. (SPEX)
SPEX is at the forefront of the country’s oil and gas exploration activities, operating the Malampaya Deepwater Gas-to-Power Project on behalf of the Department of Energy and its partners (Chevron Malampaya LLC and the Philippine National Oil Company - Exploration Corporation).
Shell Business Operations - Manila (SBO-Manila)
SBO-Manila provides processing services related to finance, human resources, procurement, customer service and other business needs to Shell companies around the world. SBO-Manila has grown from less than 50 staff in 2004 to more than 2,000 employees in 2009, making it the biggest of six Shell Business Operations across the globe. Its expansion is testimony to the Filipino professionals’ world-class service and a significant contribution to the Shell Group’s operational excellence.
SBO-Manila provides support services to various Shell businesses in Europe, North America and Asia, allowing Shell to have a more cost-effective way of operating while ensuring quality standards are maintained for these critical support services.
Pilipinas Shell Foundation, Inc. (PSFI)
Established in 1982, PSFI is an independent non-profit organisation that implements social investment projects in the country designed to help disadvantaged people become more productive and responsible members of society. PSFI has benefited nearly 2 million people all over the country through its community development programmes.
Royal Dutch Shell was formed in 1907, although our history dates back to the early 19th century, to a small shop in London where the Samuel family sold sea shells.
Today, Shell is one of the world’s major energy companies, employing an average of 93,000 people and operating in more than 70 countries. 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 seeks to reinforce our position as a leader in the oil and gas industry, while helping to meet global energy demand in a responsible way. Safety and environmental and social responsibility are at the heart of our activities.
We believe that oil and gas will remain a vital part of the global energy mix for many decades to come. Our role is to ensure that we extract and deliver these energy resources profitably and in environmentally and socially responsible ways.
We aim to work closely with our customers, our partners and policymakers to advance a more efficient and sustainable use of energy and natural resources.
Our people work together on some of the most innovative and exciting energy projects in the world. A diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment are vital to our success, leading to greater innovation and better solutions.
Professional training, development programmes and ongoing support mean that our people are given every opportunity to reach their potential. And our leadership programmes enable talented individuals to become the energy industry leaders of tomorrow.
Shell at a glance in 2016
70+ countries we operate in
92,000 employees on average
57.1 million tonnes of LNG sold during the year
22 refineries we have interests in
3.7 million barrels of oil equivalent we produce per day
Financial performance in 2016
Revenue: $233.6 billion
Income: $4.8 billion
Capital investment: $79.9 billion (including acquisition of BG Group plc)
Investment in research and development: $1.0 billion
Fast facts for sustainable development in 2016
$102 million spent on voluntary social investment worldwide. Of this:
- around $44 million spent on local programmes for community development, disaster relief, education, health and biodiversity; and
- around $58 million spent on our global themes - energy access, boosting local skills and enterprise, and STEM education.
We estimate that almost $96 million of our total spend in 2016 was in countries that are part of the United Nations Development Programme Human Development Index 2015, that is, those defined as having a gross domestic product of less than $15,000 a year per person. In 2016, Shell spent $45 billion on goods and services from 43,000 suppliers globally.
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