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Shell at a glance
The energy we supply helps to support economic growth and development. At our operations we aim to address social concerns and work to benefit local communities, protecting our reputation as we do business. Human ingenuity and advanced technologies are vital to help meet future global energy demands. At Shell we recognise that no single company can develop all of these alone. We work closely with industry partners and experts outside our industry to spark new ideas and share knowledge that helps drive developments forward.
With approximately 87,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories, Shell helps to meet the world’s growing demand for energy, aiming to do so in economically, environmentally and socially responsible ways.
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 93-thousand barrels per day refinery, 22 oil depots across the country 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 Service Centre - Manila (SBSC-Manila)
SBSC-Manila provides processing services related to finance, human resources, procurement, customer service and other business needs to Shell companies around the world. SBSC-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 Service Centres 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.
SBSC-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.
Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies. Our headquarters are in The Hague, the Netherlands, and our Chief Executive Officer is Peter Voser. 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 major 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.
Our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people form the basis of the Shell General Business Principles.
Shell by numbers (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
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.
- Revenue: $467.2 billion
- Income: $26.8 billion
- Capital investment: $29.8 billion
- Investment in research and development: $1.3 billion
Fast facts for sustainable development
- $2.1 billion spent on developing alternative energies, carbon capture and storage, and on CO2 R&D over the past five years.
- $13 billion spent on goods and services in 2012 from companies in countries with lower incomes.
- Around $149 million spent on voluntary social investments in 2012.