Shell Nederland Raffinaderij operates the Pernis refinery, which is located in South Holland, Netherlands. It is an integrated refinery owned by Shell. The refinery, which started operations in 1902, has an NCI of 6.57.

Key processes of the refinery

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 444
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 161
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 53
Hydrocracker (mbd): 104
Reformer (mbd): 36
Hydrotreater (mbd): 256
Alkylation (mbd): 6

The capacity of the refinery is expected to remain the same as 444mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Pernis refinery

The Pernis refinery witnessed seventeen incidents during the period 2015-2020.

About Shell Nederland Raffinaderij

Shell Nederland Raffinaderij BV (Shell Nederland) is a petrochemical company, based in the Netherlands. It is a petroleum refinery company. The company’s products and services include fuels, promotions and savings at shell, shell station finder, retailer at shell and shell card for businesses. Its promotions and savings include shell bonus miles program, air miles, shell V-power club, shell value certificates and bath textiles. Shell Nederland’s innovations include the question provided, people and planet, smarter mobility and innovative thinking. It develops innovative and energy efficient ways for the growing movement of people and goods. The company was incorporated in the year 1949. Shell Nederland is headquartered in Hoogvliet, the Netherlands.


Information on the refinery is sourced from GlobalData’s refinery database that provides detailed information on all active and upcoming, crude oil refineries and heavy oil upgraders globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.