ST Explains: Shell's base oil plant extension in S'pore will add to earnings

Shell’s petrochemical site on Pulau Bukom. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - Energy company Shell has decided to continue operating a base oil plant at its refining and chemicals complex at Singapore's Pulau Bukom, amid supply concerns, the company said on Wednesday (July 27).

The plant had been slated for a permanent shutdown as part of the company's plans to reduce its carbon emissions footprint and because of reduced demand.

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