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Shell has been active in UAE since 1939. Our business activities in UAE are Exploration & Production, Gas & Power, Global Solutions and marketing businesses. Our offices in UAE are based in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

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

Dubai is the regional headquarters of four Shell businesses – Shell Markets (Middle East) Ltd, Shell Exploration & Production, Shell Gas & Power and Shell Global Solutions, which operate as follows:

Oil Products

Making and marketing a wide range of high quality fuels and lubricants in the UAE and beyond.

Exploration and Production

Finding and producing oil and gas in Abu Dhabi and the Middle East, North Africa, Russia and the CIS, signing licence and contract agreements, exploration surveying and drilling, appraisal of results, production planning and development, production operations and maintenance and decommissioning.

For more information in Exploration and Production in the United Arab Emirates. 

Gas & Power

From downstream to processing and transport of natural gas, developing power plants and marketing gas and electricity to customers in the Middle East, Northeast Africa and South Asia. For more information on Gas and Power in the United Arab Emirates. 

Global Solutions

Providing business and operational consultancy, technical services, and research and development expertise to the regional energy industry. For more information on Global Solutions in the United Arab Emirates.

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies. Our headquarters are in The Hague, the Netherlands, and our Chief Executive Officer is Peter Voser. 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 in order to provide a competitive shareholder return while helping to meet global energy demand in a responsible way.

In Upstream we focus on exploring for new oil and gas reserves and developing major projects where our technology and know-how adds value to the resource holders.

In Downstream our emphasis remains on sustained cash generation from our existing assets and selective investments in growth markets.

Read more about our strategy and major projects. Our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people form the basis of the Shell General Business Principles. Shell by numbers 

Our businesses

Upstream explores for and extracts crude oil and natural gas.

Downstream refines, supplies, trades and ships crude worldwide, manufactures and markets a range of products, and produces petrochemicals for industrial customers.

Projects & Technology manages delivery of Shell’s major projects and drives the research and innovation to create technology solutions.

Financial performance


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