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The World of Shell SA

A leading local force delivering oil-based products and alternative energy services to the nation.

By Shell South Africa on May 31, 2020

Shell has served South Africans since 1902 and still occupies a core position in the country as a premier supplier of energy. The company has grown and evolved over time, adapting its products and services to meet the needs of our country. Throughout its long association with South Africa, Shell has played an important role not only as a premier oil company but also as a corporate citizen and change agent. We are proud to be part of South Africa’s heritage.

As an integrated Energy company Shell South Africa also holds equity in two offshore blocks and is interested in onshore exploration and the importation of LNG. Shell South Africa’s downstream business is a joint venture between Shell Group Holdings (Pty) Ltd which has a 72% equity stake, and Thebe Investment Corporation (Pty) Ltd which as a 28% equity stake, namely Shell Downstream South Africa. The company has achieved a Level One B-BBEE contributor status and certification consecutively for the past four years.

Our Purpose

To power progress together with more, and cleaner, energy solutions. Shell’s strategic ambitions are:

  • To provide a world-class investment case;
  • To thrive in the energy transition sector;
  • To sustain a strong societal license to operate.

Our Values 

At Shell, we share a set of core values – honesty, integrity and respect for people - which underpin all the work we do. Driving the values are the guidelines encompassed in the Shell General Business Principles, the Code of Conduct and the Code of Ethics. These outline acceptable conduct across all the company’s activities and ensure compliance with all relevant legislation and regulations.

"Our reputation is upheld by how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people."

Shell SA Business Operations