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Oil, Gas and Consumable Fuels

Company Overview of Shell Canada Limited

Company Overview

Shell Canada Limited operates as an integrated oil and gas company in Canada. The company’s upstream businesses include exploring for and extracting natural gas, as well as marketing and trading natural gas and power. Its downstream businesses comprise refining, supplying, trading, and shipping crude oil worldwide; and manufacturing and marketing a range of products, including fuels, lubricants, bitumen, and liquefied petroleum gas for home, transport, and industrial use. The company also produces sulfur; and distributes and sells heating fuel, and related products and services to residential and commercial customers. In addition, it offers gasoline, nitrogen enriched gasoline, diesel, motor...

400 - 4th Avenue S.W.

Calgary, AB T2P 0J4


Founded in 1911

4,793 Employees





Key Executives for Shell Canada Limited

President, Country Chair and Director
Vice President and Controller
Senior Vice President of Oil Products
Age: 57
Vice President of Sustainable Development, Vice President of Technology and Vice President of Public Affairs
Age: 64
Vice President, General Counsel and Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Shell Canada Limited Key Developments

Shell Canada Withdraws Regulatory Application for Pierre River Mine

Shell announced it is withdrawing its regulatory application for the proposed Pierre River Mine north of Fort McMurray, Alberta to focus attention on its existing oil sands operations. Shell has existing regulatory approval and scope to potentially more than double its oil sands production from its current level of 255,000 bpd.

Shell Canada to Cut Up to 300 Jobs at the Athabasca Oil Sands Project

Shell Canada told employees this week it will cut up to 10% of 3,000 jobs at the Athabasca Oil Sands Project mining operations it manages north of Fort Mc-Murray in an effort to improve efficiency. Employees displaced by the moves to be rolled out gradually over an undetermined time period will be able to reapply for positions elsewhere with Shell. The actual number of layoffs will be 'well below' 300 as cuts affect between 5% and 10% of jobs.

Genalta Power Enters Agreement with Shell Canada to Generate an Additional 5MW from Peace River Solution Gas

Genalta Power announced that it will be increasing the capacity of its Peace River Generation Facilities after entering into an agreement with Shell Canada. The additional capacity will be utilizing produced gas that is associated with Shell's Peace River bitumen (Cliffdale) cold production as source fuel to generate approximately 5MW of electricity. This is Genalta Power's second produced gas to power arrangement with Shell. The first, signed in 2012, allows Genalta Power to generate 4MW of electricity from Shell's produced gas.

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