Shell Canada

Shell Canada – Why Work For Us?

Shell Canada – In Search of Remarkable People

Global energy demand is rising and so are consumer expectations – more people want energy from cleaner sources. At Shell we work with others to unlock new energy sources and make the most of what we have. We do this in responsible and innovative ways. In building a better energy future we all have a part to play. Shell is doing its part.

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. We use advanced technologies and take an innovative approach to help build a sustainable energy future.

Operating for over a century in Canada, Shell has been named a Top 100 Employer for 13 consecutive years, a top diversity employer, a top employer for young people and recognized as a leader in sustainable development since 1991. In addition to being a major producer and marketer of fuels, lubricants and petrochemicals, we are one of Canada’s largest producers of sulphur and a significant oil sands developer.

Our global group of companies – spanning exploration, production, manufacturing and sales – will provide you a wealth of opportunities to work on exciting projects, shape your career path and discover your full potential.

Innovation sets us apart. Human ingenuity and new technology hold the key to unlocking the energy consumers need to power their lives in the years ahead. Whether working in partnerships with others or through our scientists and technical staff, we seek to maintain our industry leadership position in R&D investment and application of advanced technologies.

Sustainability is central throughout our businesses. Shell has voluntarily reported on our environmental and social performance since 1997– focusing on the challenges that most affect our business performance and matter most to our key stakeholders.

Safety is always our top priority. We aim to have zero fatalities and no incidents that harm people, or put our neighbours or facilities at risk.

Strong core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people drive our performance- based culture – fostering collaboration and inclusion across local and global work teams.

Rewarding career progression and development opportunities combined with competitive compensation and benefits to help balance your work and personal needs.

We are in search of remarkable professionals, graduates and interns who will thrive in an inclusive, supportive work environment to deliver exciting projects locally and globally. People who are passionate about exploring new frontiers. Innovators and pioneers. People with the drive to shape our future. Because remarkable people achieve remarkable things. 

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Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Shell Canada Reviews

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    I worked at Shell Canada


    great place to work. nice building in downtown calgary. working on interesting projects with a nice team. great work life balance. great projects interesting people to work with. in general it was a very good experience. great company to work for


    weird obsession with safety. lots of corporate culture things. no cafeteria on site, so you had to leave to get lunch every day. hr is generally slow- but shell canada is better than royal dutch shell

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    nice place to work

Shell Canada Interviews

Updated Nov 17, 2014
Updated Nov 17, 2014

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    The environment was quite negative. Everyone was focused on how to not to do anything that challenged the status quo that the forgot to plan for failure and recover and learn from failure. Was a limited environment for people from other cultures as it seemed most of the corporate environment was geared toward white males.

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Shell Canada Awards & Accolades

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Canada's Top 100 Employers, Mediacorp Canada, 2013
Canada's Best Diversity Employers 2013, Mediacorp Canada, 2013
Canada's Top 100 Employers, Mediacorp Canada, 2012
Canada's Top 100 Employers, Mediacorp Canada, 2010
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Additional Info

Headquarters Calgary, Canada
Size 5000+ Employees
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year

The oil business is no shell game for Shell Canada. One of Canada's largest integrated oil companies, Shell Canada explores for and produces oil and natural gas. It also refines oil at three refineries and markets gasoline and other refined products at more than 1,600 service stations. The company is a major producer of natural gas liquids, bitumen, and sulfur. Shell Canada owns 60% of Alberta's Athabasca Oil Sands Project, which produces 255,000 barrels of bitumen per day, and explores and produces natural gas in Nova Scotia where it holds 31% of the Sable Offshore Energy... More

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