2020 Media Releases
Press releases from 2020
Student team from the university of the Philippines wins Shell’s global Pitch The Future competition
Dec 11, 2020
Alamat UP Won with their Idea for the ‘Tracking and Reducing CO2 Emissions from Vehicles’ Challenge
53ʳᵈ Shell NSAC: virtual gallery
Dec 10, 2020
For over half a century, the NSAC has nurtured and cultivated many legends in the field, including National Artists Jose Joya, Ang Kiukok, and Ben Cabrera. Ayala Museum Director Mariles Gustilo concluded, “Shell NSAC has a colorful history. We’re proud of the talent that Shell has discovered and nurtured throughout the years. This competition is an opportunity to be active advocates of arts and culture and a way to create social change through art. Our nation needs artists now more than ever.”
Biomaterial for reduction of plastic wastes bags top prize in Shell Livewire Pitchfest
Dec 10, 2020
Since 1982, Shell LiveWIRE has been the energy industry leader’s global enterprise development program. To date, it has cultivated more than 1,300 businesses in 20 countries—from Argentina and Egypt, to Indonesia and now the Philippines for the first time.
Pilipinas Shell, Boy Scouts of the PH teach youth road safety. The BiyaHero campaign aims to protect pedestrians, commuters and motorist
Dec 09, 2020
With the objective of educating the Filipino youth on road safety, Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation partnered with the Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP), and Automotive Association of the Philippines (AAP) in mounting the Road Safety Virtual Camp where hundreds of attendees acquired ample knowledge on pedestrian and commuter safety, motorcycle and bicycle safety, and traffic management and emergency response.
Shell Bolsters Fuel Supply Amid Economic Recovery Efforts
Nov 27, 2020
Pilipinas Shell has opened another import facility in Subic to strengthen its supply chain to the northern parts of the nation and in support of Government’s efforts to jumpstart the economy amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
Filipino students advance to Global Innovation competition finals
Nov 19, 2020
Pitting CO2-emission-reduction app against top teams from Europe, Americas
Pilipinas Shell stays resilient in Covid-hit Q3 amidst Tabangao refinery transformation
Nov 11, 2020
Following the announcement of the cessation of its manufacturing operations and conversion of Tabangao into a world-class import facility last August, Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation (“Pilipinas Shell” ) booked P7.5 billion of one-off charges in Q3 bringing the total net loss to P13.9 billion at the end of September 2020.
Shell shares three Cs for business continuity amid pandemic
Nov 11, 2020
Pilipinas Shell is sharing its three-fold recovery strategy for business continuity with companies that are looking to jumpstart the recovery of their businesses.
Shell’s 2nd Virtual Art Interact spotlights Mindanao
Oct 21, 2020
Following the theme of “HOPE IN OUR ART,” Pilipinas Shell’s 53rd National Students Art Competition (NSAC) held the second leg of Virtual Art Interact last October 17, in collaboration with creative collective Fringe Manila. Virtual Art Interact is also a platform where creatives can share their insights about their profession for the next generation.
Artists Spark Creativity amid Crisis through Shell’s Virtual Art Interact
Oct 21, 2020
Shell Virtual Art Interact will continue to support artists in order that they may thrive despite the effects of the pandemic to cultivate the ideas of tomorrow.
Shell joins Ingat Angat campaign to elevate public and consumer safety amid pandemic
Oct 15, 2020
Shell and Ingat Angat Campaign.
Pilipinas Shell Foundation’s program prevents growth stunting among Cam Sur kids
Sep 19, 2020
Malnutrition reduced, food quality improved.
Shell helps Batangas schools prepare for remote learning
Sep 08, 2020
Shell Companies in the Philippines (SciP) has donated health kits and office equipment to 15 schools in Batangas to help them prepare for the new remote-based mode of education in alignment with the requirements of physical distancing in response to the threat of COVID-19.
Graduating in the time of a pandemic
Aug 31, 2020
Pilipinas Shell Foundation, Inc (PSFI) is a committed supporter of young people’s dreams. In partnership with the Philippine S&T Development Foundation – Manila, Inc. (PhilDev), PSFI has been supporting scholars pursuing STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) courses from many colleges and universities across the country since 2013.
53rd Shell national student arts competition
Aug 25, 2020
Building hope, through art, in a pandemic world
Shell boosts import capability with refinery transformation
Aug 13, 2020
Pilipinas Shell (“the Company”) is transforming its Tabangao Refinery into a world-class full import terminal to optimize its asset portfolio and enhance its cost and supply chain competitiveness. This move will further strengthen the Company’s financial resilience amidst the significant changes and challenges in the global refining industry and the shift to the new normal brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Pilipinas Shell strengthens financial position to weather COVID storm
Aug 13, 2020
Pilipinas Shell is making strategic choices to secure the long-term sustainability of its business and thrive in both the ongoing energy transition and the new normal created by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Shell bags seven wins in 2020 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards
Aug 06, 2020
Shell Companies in the Philippines (SCiP) took home seven Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards (ASPA).
Pilipinas Shell trains students for pandemic-ready leadership
Aug 06, 2020
The challenging circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic transformed into a training ground for the nation’s next generation of industry leaders when members of 15 student organizations from the Philippines’ top universities completed Pilipinas Shell’s Shell Young Leaders Program (SYLP) last July 27.
Pilipinas Shell’s leadership program pushes boundaries despite pandemic shaping students to become future-ready Filipinos
Jul 24, 2020
Young professionals and leaders are out to make the future of the country brighter. Even with the ongoing pandemic, the participants of the Shell Young Leaders Program (SYLP) pushed forward to hone their talents for the pilot run of the program.
Shell Concludes First Virtual Eco-marathon Asia Off-track Awards
Jun 17, 2020
The first Virtual Shell Eco-marathon Asia Off-Track Awards has just concluded with student teams from India dominating Shell’s annual collaborative platform for students to get hands-on-experience in achieving ultra- energy-efficiency.
Gains in 2019 keep Pilipinas Shell strong in 2020
Jun 16, 2020
Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation (Shell) had a reassuring news for its shareholders during its Annual General Meeting held virtually last June 16.
Shell Response to the COVID-19 situation
May 31, 2020
Shell’s bayanihan efforts help livelihoods, Filipinos stay strong amid COVID-19 crisis.
Pilipinas Shell 1Q income takes a hit from low oil prices, COVID-19
May 14, 2020
We have recovery strategies in place across all our businesses. We will continue to make the hard decisions to protect cash flow and liquidity through cash preservation and generation measures and enhance financial resilience by further strengthening our balance sheet. It is our continuing aspiration to become a world-class investment case and we are poised to seize opportunities as the world enters the ‘new normal’
Shell Select Offers Safer, Smarter Grocery Shopping
May 12, 2020
Shell Beefs Up Inventory, Improves Safety Measures for Customers and Staff
Shell staff pools tips for TODA relief
Apr 27, 2020
Despite fewer Filipinos making their daily commute, transportation remains a vital day-to-day function across the country.
Shell PH Terminals Shows #COVIDCare to 6,000 Indigent Families
Apr 24, 2020
Shell’s Trading & Supply (T&S) is among the first to respond to the needs of Filipino indigent families impacted by the COVID-19 community lockdowns. As part of its community efforts, T&S delivered relief goods to over 6000 indigent families from Pasacao, Cagayan de Oro, Iloilo, Palawan, Iligan, Calapan, Bacolod, Anibong, and Masbate.
Shell Tabangao Refinery and Pilipinas Shell Foundation Inc. donate 4,300 bags of rice for the fence line communities
Apr 17, 2020
Batangas city- Shell Tabangao Refinery turned over 4,300 bags of rice to Barangay Ambulong, Libjo, and San Isidro in order to help the underprivileged families affected by Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) due to corona virus pandemic last 07 April 2020.
Not just men on Malampaya flights
Apr 17, 2020
Since March 24, Shell Philippines Exploration B.V. (SPEX) has also been transporting swab samples for coronavirus disease (COVID) testing as requested by the Provincial Government thru the Palawan Provincial Health Office.
Shell gives fuel discounts for everyone in Mindanao
Apr 15, 2020
Various retailer partners have also stepped up to provide additional support by offering free coffee, face masks, and snacks at their stations.
Shell fuels up Visayas frontliners to keep them on-the-go
Apr 15, 2020
Shell’s initiatives in the Visayas are part of the company’s commitment to be the country’s partner in nation-building. For 106 years, Shell has contributed its global expertise to power progress in the Philippines.
Tabangao Refinery donates HAZMAT Suits to COVID-19 frontliners of Batangas Medical Center
Apr 13, 2020
Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation (PSPC) - Tabangao Refinery successfully turned over 340 Ultitec-4000 HAZMAT suits to be used as Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the COVID-19 frontliners of Batangas Medical Center
Pilipinas Shell Foundation Inc. launches Ani Para sa Bayani to help communities affected by COVID-19
Apr 08, 2020
Ani Para sa Bayani aims to contribute to the food security in the country during the enhanced community quarantine.
Shell helps front liners in the race to flatten the curve
Apr 08, 2020
View the latest updates on our response for motorists and our community here.
Malampaya continues to power Luzon amid Lockdown
Apr 03, 2020
The Malampaya offshore platform and onshore gas plant are key installations to the nation’s energy security as it is the only local producer of indigenous natural gas. A joint undertaking of the Philippine national government and the private sector, the upstream extraction operation requires continuous manning all-year-round.
Pilipinas Shell net income up 11%
Apr 01, 2020
Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation (“Pilipinas Shell” or the “Company”) ended 2019 with net income of Php 5.6 billion, up by 11% from previous year due to strong marketing delivery and refinery cost savings. This helped temper the suppressed regional refining margins and higher excise taxes that affected the oil industry.
Shell: Fight vs. Malaria nearing end, but not over
Feb 20, 2020
Four provinces in the country remain afflicted by malaria, according to the Department of Health (DoH), and it is these last few vulnerable groups that are proving to be the most challenging to help, says Pilipinas Shell Foundation Inc. (PSFI) Executive Director Sebastian Quiñones Jr.
Leeroy’s “Kulambo” Weaves Stories on Fight vs. Malaria
Feb 20, 2020
Children from the 60s are all too familiar with the kulambo, or anti-mosquito nets, as they symbolize their parents’ efforts to keep them safe from sickness.
Today, the modest kulambo has transformed into a symbol of hope in the battle against malaria.
Shell Leads National Fuel Marking Efforts
Feb 10, 2020
Pilipinas Shell conducted its fuel marking operations at its Northern Mindanao Import Facility (NMIF) in Cagayan de Oro city last November 2019 to support the government’s program on fuel marking.
Pilipinas Shell Opens Shelter Stations, Moves Volunteer Operations In Batangas
Jan 28, 2020
When ash and steam began to spew from the Taal volcano, no one expected that it will once again test the resilience and generosity of Filipinos. This has spurred industry leaders including Pilipinas Shell to do their part in providing help and assistance to those who are affected.
There’s More to Coconut than Food and Fuel
Jan 10, 2020
Coco Hub Trains Farmers on Alternative Economy. Considered one of the Philippines’ major crop exports, over the years the coconut has lived up to its name as the tree of life.