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More than a century of innovation

The P&T organisation upholds Shell’s 120-year tradition of technical excellence and pioneering spirit. Industry observers have recognised our more recent efforts to make a difference at the cutting-edge of technology. Shell sits regularly at the top of the Patent Scorecard for energy and environmental companies, and the Boston Consulting Group put Shell on their 2013 list of the world’s 50 most innovative companies.

Shell’s technology timeline
Shell’s technology timeline for Field optimisation, Seismic imaging, Enhanced recovery, Liquefied natural gas, Offshore engineering, Petrochemicals, Fuels and Lubricants, Gas-to-liquids, Refining, Wells and Shipping – development from 1890s till today (graph)