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With approximately 93,000 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 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 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 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.

Our operations are divided into four businesses: Upstream, Integrated Gas and New Energies, Downstream, and Projects & Technology.

Read more about our strategy - opens on Shell.com and major projects - opens on Shell.com.

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

Shell by numbers (figures for 2015)

  • 70+ countries where we operate
  • 93,000 employees on average
  • 22.6 million tonnes of equity LNG sold during the year
  • 23 refineries we have interests in
  • 3.0 million barrels of oil equivalent we produce every day

Financial performance:


  • Revenue: $265.0 billion
  • Income: $2.2 billion
  • Net capital investment: $28.9 billion
  • Investment in research and development: $1.1 billion

Fast facts for sustainable development

$122 million spent on voluntary social investment worldwide. Of this:
  • around $93 million spent on local programmes for community development, disaster relief, education, health and biodiversity; and
  • around $29 million spent on our three global strategic themes of enterprise development, road safety and energy access.

In lower-income countries, 75% of spending by Shell companies went to purchase goods and services from local companies.

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