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100 Years of Dedication

Shell Egypt

Social Investment programmes

In 2011 Shell celebrated its 100 year presence in Egypt. It first entered the country in 1911 to operate two concessions in Gemsa and Hurghada. Today Shell continues to explore for oil and gas in Egypt, investing in pioneering ventures, such as deepwater drilling. As part of our social responsibility towards host communities, Shell Egypt has developed a number of social investment and development programmes.

News and Highlights

Shell Companies in Egypt Celebrate Safety Day


On 6 May 2015, Shell companies around the world celebrated the safety day, and so did Shell companies in Egypt. The event was well-received by the employees and generated very positive feedback.

Shell Intilaaqah Egypt Celebrates Ten Successful Years in Egypt


Shell Egypt and the British Council Honour Graduates of the Intilaaqah Programme 2014 A total of 845 young entrepreneurs received training in 2014, reaching a total of 6,500 entrepreneurs since 2004

Four Student Teams To Represent Egypt at the Shell Eco-Marathon Asia 2015 in the Philippines


44 students from Egypt’s most prestigious universities: Cairo, Ain Shams, and Alexandria, will compete at the Shell Eco-Marathon (SEM) Asia 2015

Shell Egypt celebrates start of the Assil and Karam gas fields in the Western Desert


Shell Egypt along with its joint venture partners GdFSuez and North Petroleum International Company (NPIC) are pleased to announce the start of production from the Assil and Karam fields in the Alam El-Shawish West (AESW) concession in the Western Desert.

Shell Appoints New Country Chair and Managing Director, Egypt


Royal Dutch Shell has appointed Aidan Murphy as the new Vice President Upstream, Country Chair and Managing Director for Egypt.