We are one of the leading fuel retail players in the country. We aim to continue providing quality products and trusted service to more Filipino motorists across the archipelago. Filipinos can find our premium performance fuels, Shell V-Power Nitro Plus Racing, Shell V-Power Nitro Plus Diesel, and Shell V-Power Nitro Plus Gasoline, along with our main grade offers of Shell FuelSave Gasoline and Shell FuelSave Diesel in our stations all over the country.
Being at the forefront of innovation, we continue to revolutionise, not only to provide quality products for the changing needs of motorists, but also to redefine the experience in a fuels retail station. Our retailers are our strategic partners and we provide them with innovative tools that will help bring out the entrepreneurial spirit to grow our business together. In almost a thousand retail stations today, our everyday heroes or forecourt attendants, provide committed service to every customer. Every visit to our retail station is an opportunity to provide our customers a worthwhile pit stop.
PSPC ’s commercial business prides itself as being a one stop shop for customers’ entire fuel and lubricants needs, providing fuel differentiation, technical consulting, security of supply through Shell network, price risk management customer offering, and a strong professional sales team.
Wholesale Commercial Fuels
The Wholesale Commercial Fuels business has a nationwide footprint. We serve leading companies in many industries including power, mining, wholesale, manufacturing, and marine.
Our product portfolio includes reliable main-grade and premium transport fuels (unleaded gasoline and diesel) for on-road and off-road heavy-duty vehicles as well as heavy fuel oils (cracked fuel oil and straight run fuel oil) for industrial heating and manufacturing boilers. Supply sources are a combination of local and imports.
We offer our customers innovative energy solutions that add value to their business, helping them improve the efficiency of their operations and reduce their environmental impact. In addition to high-quality fuels, we offer customers advanced business services to help them reduce their fuel price exposure and optimize energy use.
We make our products available to large customers directly, and to smaller customers indirectly through our Resellers. We are also a global leader in fuels innovation and we continually invest in research and development and collaborate with customers and Original Equipment Manufacturers to further enhance our fuels technology and develop more efficient and cleaner products.
Shell Aviation is a global supplier of aviation fuels, lubricants and technical services, serving all aviation segments. It has been providing jet fuel and refuelling services to local and international airlines in the Philippines since the 1950s, and is currently operating at airports in Manila and Clark.
The Lubricants business has a nationwide footprint. They offer Consumer, Transport and Industrial Lubricants. Key customers include B2B (Power, Gen Manufacturing, Transport, Mining) served via direct or through distributors, B2C indirect (independent workshops, retail trade outlets) and B2C direct (franchised workshops, OEM). Shell’s product range comprises of some of the biggest selling lubricants brands including Shell Helix, Shell Rimula, Shell Advance, Shell Spirax and Shell Tellus. Supply source for products are currently 100% imported.
The Bitumen business has a nationwide footprint enabling it to serve the different islands from its two terminals. Key customers are road contractors being served directly and indirectly. Pen grade bitumen, emulsions and cutbacks are the products on sale. Supply source for bitumen is currently 100% imported.”
The Tabangao Refinery, located in Batangas City, is one of only two refineries in the Philippines. It is an ISO certified refinery having been certified by external parties for ISO 14001, BS OHSAS 18001 and ISO 9001. Built in 1960 with a capacity of 30,000 barrels per day, it has grown to its current nameplate capacity of 110,000 barrels per day and an Equivalent Distilling Capacity of 598.
For over 50 years, the Tabangao Refinery has been producing a broad range of high quality petroleum products such as gasoline, jet fuel, kerosene, diesel, fuel oils, LPG, naphtha, and sulfur. In December 2015, the Company completed the upgrade of the Tabangao Refinery. With the upgrade, PSPC now sells, in bulk or retail, gasoline and diesel fuels that meet the requirements of Philippine Clean Air Act.
The Tabangao Refinery is able to distill various types of crude oil from various origins, and this flexibility enables processing of high value crudes. Furthermore, the refinery jetty can accommodate Very Large Crude Carriers of up to 320,000 tons (deadweight), resulting in cost savings from favorable freight economics. The refinery continually develops and implements projects and activities that improve its margin generation, energy efficiency, and cost profile.
Currently, the site has around 1,000 regular and contractual employees, majority of which are locals of Batangas City. The site prioritises qualified community residents for employment as part of its commitment to help build sustainable communities. Tabangao Refinery has been sustaining a culture of excellence by maintaining a robust talent pipeline and continuous staff competency development. Also, it is a recipient of various Health & Safety Awards including the most coveted global Shell Executive Vice President Award for Process Safety and the Department of Labor and Employment’s highest and most prestigious Gawad Kaligtasan at Kalusugan Awards.
Supply and Distribution
The Company’s supply and distribution business operates an integrated supply chain network that integrates procurement, import, storage, and distribution of finished petroleum products using different modes of transport including vessels and trucks. This integrated supply chain ensures safe, timely, reliable and efficient delivery of fuel and specialty products to Shell customers while optimising the storage and transportation operations. It is comprised of three main elements: primary distribution, storage terminals and warehouses, and secondary distribution.
The primary distribution channel is composed of vessels loading fuel products from the Company’s refinery and other import facilities for distribution to the Company’s storage terminals. Nationwide, our access to fuels storage terminals and supply points, warehouses and import facilities underpinsour supply chain integration and allows the Company to offer its commercial and retail customers the volume and quality consistencies and reliability they expect from Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation. And lastly, the secondary distribution channel is comprised of vessels delivering petroleum products to large commercial accounts as well as road tankers servicing both retail stations and direct customers.