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Ron Andrews Joins Shell Trading (US) Company as President and Vice President, Global Operations of Shell Trading

The Earth Times

Posted : Mon, 13 Oct 2008 11:03:06 GMT
Author : Shell Oil Company

HOUSTON, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ — Ron Andrews, former Manager Rhine Supply for Shell’s European downstream business, has been named President of Houston- based Shell Trading (US) Company and Vice President, Operations for Shell International Trading and Shipping Company Limited.

Andrews replaces Bob Pease, who recently was named President and CEO of Motiva Enterprises LLC, a refining and marketing joint venture owned by affiliates of Shell and Saudi Aramco.

As President of Shell Trading (US) Company and Vice President, Operations for Shell International Trading and Shipping Company Limited, Andrews is responsible for Shell’s oil trading business in the U.S., as well as a majority of Shell’s worldwide trading operations in both oil and gas.

Andrews has a strong background of U.S. and international downstream and trading experience based on various positions he has held in Manufacturing, Supply, Corporate Planning, Equiva Trading and Shell Trading during his 33- year career with Shell.

In his most recent role, Andrews had responsibility for the Supply, Trading and Manufacturing optimization for seven countries in Northwest Europe, which represent some 70% of Shell’s European downstream business.

Andrews earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati and an MBA from Southern Illinois University.

About Shell Trading

With headquarters in Houston, Texas, and employees located in key locations across North America, Shell Trading (US) Company offers a comprehensive portfolio of hydrocarbon products and services, including shipping and other forms of transportation. Shell Trading (US) Company markets and trades crude, oil products, chemicals and risk products with counterparties and customers across North America. In addition to other Shell business units, its customers include other trading companies, producers and commercial and industrial end users.

The Shell Trading business encompasses the full range of trading and shipping activities throughout the Shell Group. It comprises a network of separate companies that trade in their own right but also belong to a global organization, enabling them to share knowledge and advice on best practice, implement common systems and controls, and manage risks associated with international trading in a competitive environment. In addition to its trading activities, Shell International Trading and Shipping Co Ltd. (STASCO) is responsible for the operation of the STASCO-managed fleet of oil and gas carriers and the chartering of additional tonnage for the international trading of Shell’s cargoes.

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