1891
Shell commenced operations in Malaysia as “Marcus Samuel & Company” setting up oil storage depots at various Straits Settlements ports.

 

1910
Shell discovers Malaysia's first oil well on Canada Hill in Miri, Sarawak. “Miri No. 1” was spudded on 10 August, and began producing 83 barrels per day in December. Today, a state monument known as “The Grand Old Lady”.

 

1914
Shell built Malaysia's first oil refinery in Miri. Shell also laid a submarine pipeline in Miri, an innovation breakthrough for transporting crude to tankers at that time.

 

1921
First petrol pump installed at Foch Avenue, Kuala Lumpur

 

1957
The first Shell Traffic Games is held, kicking off over five decades of road safety education among school children.

 

1960
Orient Explorer, the first mobile drilling rig ever used in Malaysia, arrived in Sarawak and began exploring off Baram Point. This led to the discovery of Sarawak's first offshore field, Baram, in 1963.

 

1961
The first Single Buoy Mooring is installed offshore Miri.

 

1963
Shell began operating its refinery in Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan.

 

1968
Shell’s West Lutong oilfield became Malaysia’s first oil producing offshore field

 

1971
First oil discovery offshore Sabah at Erb West

 

1974
PETRONAS incorporated under Petroleum Dev Act

 

1976
1st 2 PSC’s signed with PETRONAS for offshore Sarawak & Sabah

 

1983
Malaysia shipped first LNG shipment to Japan, by Malaysia LNG - a partnership among PETRONAS, Shell and Mitsubishi.

 

1985
Shell launched Helix motor oil in Malaysia

 

1987
Shell Formula diesel launched in Malaysia

 

1993
Shell Middle Distillate Synthesis (SMDS) plant commissioned, world’s first commercial gas to liquids plant of its kind. Expertise developed here will eventually be sent to help develop Pearl, the world’s largest GTL plant in Qatar.

 

2001
Inauguration of Shell shared services in Cyberjaya.

 

2006
Shell Fuel Economy Formula and Shell V-Power Racing launched in Malaysia. Shell V-Power Racing is Malaysia’s only differentiated fuel product nationwide.

 

2008
Shell Malaysia Sustainable Development Grant programme launched to accelerate the country’s sustainable development progress

 

2010
Shell V-Power 97 launched in Malaysia

 

2010
Shell Malaysia hosted inaugural Shell Eco-marathon Asia in Sepang

 

2011
Shell Business Service Centre (SBSC) upgraded to new green office in Cyberjaya; second largest of six global business service centres supporting more than 90 countries.

 

2012
Gumusut-Kakap, Shell’s first deepwater project in Malaysia, commenced production.

 

2012
Shell MDS expanded Solid Wax Plant; products marketed in more than 50 countries worldwide.

 

2013
Shell Malaysia launched Asia Pacific Wells Learning Hub in Miri, Sarawak. It is the first of its kind in Asia Pacific and Shell’s third globally.

 

2014
Shell Malaysia Safety Awards launched to promote industry-wide safety leadership culture.

 

2014
Shell Malaysia & PDRM Launch 'Go-to-Safety-Point' at Shell stations nationwide to provide temporary help for emergency victims.

 

2014
Shell Helix Ultra with PurePlus technology launched in Malaysia, based on GTL technology that was developed in SMDS

 

2015
Shell Malaysia officiated its new offices in Menara Shell, Kuala Lumpur

 

2015
Malikai Deepwater Project completed record-breaking superlift milestone

 

2015
Shell Malaysia launched new offices in Plaza Shell, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

 

2016
Shell debuts #ShellSelamatSampai Road Safety programme for students and community.

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