A Letter to our Community
May 24, 2021
Refinery Divestment Update from Shell Deer Park
Friends & Neighbors of Shell Deer Park,
Shell announced its plan to sell its interest in the Deer Park Refinery to its joint venture partner, Pemex, pending regulatory approvals.
You may hear that we shared an update with our staff that we continue to work through the regulatory process for the deal and that we are adjusting our target date for closing to allow more time for this review. As activities around the sale continue, we will keep you informed of any relevant updates. Please don’t hesitate to reach out with questions or comments regarding this transition.
A key priority for both Shell and Pemex is to ensure a safe and responsible handover of operations for the refinery, with respect for our employees and the Deer Park community in which we operate, as well as our neighbors in Pasadena and La Porte.
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About Shell Deer Park
At Deer Park Chemicals, we power progress by providing the building blocks that make everyday products and are the solutions for our future, all from the historic birthplace of Texas.
Shell Deer Park invests in the latest technology and makes improvements in operating procedures and training programs so it reduces its footprint and achieves continuous improvement in environmental performance.