Shell Eastern Petroleum (Pte) operates the Pulau Bukom I refinery, which is located in South West, Singapore. It is an integrated refinery owned by Shell. The refinery, which started operations in 1961, has an NCI of 8.13.

Key processes of the refinery

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 307
Hydrocracker (mbd): 61
Hydrotreater (mbd): 60
Alkylation (mbd): 3

The capacity of the refinery is expected to remain the same as 307mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Pulau Bukom I refinery

The Pulau Bukom I refinery witnessed four incidents during the period 2015-2020.

About Shell Eastern Petroleum (Pte)

Shell Eastern Petroleum (Pte) Ltd (Shell), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell is a global energy and petrochemical company. It is engaged in refining and distribution of fuels, lubricant base oils and specialty chemicals. The company produces, exports and supplies its petrochemical products to retail, commercial, chemicals, marine, aviation, lubricants and liquid petroleum gas (LPG) businesses. It is also involved in trading natural gas, electrical power, crude oil, refined products, chemical feedstock, and environmental products in Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East, and Africa. In addition, Shell offers card services, vehicle servicing packages and other services and repairs. Shell is headquartered in Singapore City, Singapore.


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