Shell Rheinland Refinery in Germany. (photo)


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Shell Rheinland Refinery in Germany.

Our Downstream business is made up of a number of different Oil Products and Chemicals activities, part of an integrated value chain, including trading activities, that turns crude oil and other feedstocks into a range of products which are moved and marketed around the world for domestic, industrial and transport use. The products we sell include gasoline, diesel, heating oil, aviation fuel, marine fuel, lubricants, bitumen and sulphur. In addition, we produce and sell petrochemicals for industrial use worldwide.

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Oil Products
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Growth priority

2.9 million

barrels of oil per day refining capacity

Number 1

Market position globally for retail and lubricants businesses

2 FIDs

taken on Chemicals projects

Inside Downstream

Downstream overview

Key milestones and metrics for Downstream.

Refining and trading (Oil Products)

How Shell maximises value from integrated refining and trading businesses.

Marketing (Oil Products)

Includes retail, lubricants, business to business, pipelines, biofuels and alternative energies.


A growth priority for Shell, leveraging our competitive advantage in feedstocks, strong product portfolio and proprietary technology.

In Focus: Rhine Envelope

Shows how we unlock more value by operating Downstream assets in an integrated system.

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