We sincerely appreciate all of our staff and partners who have continued to work with the highest levels of safety, professionalism, focus and commitment to our core values throughout the negotiation period. We value our relationship with all of those who partner with us to accomplish our work safely each day and look forward to continuing to provide quality products to our customers as one team. Our mission, as always, is to maintain an environment where people want to work, grow and provide for their families while delivering quality products to our customers.

Thanks to everyone who worked so hard to reach this agreement, and to all who maintained their focus on safe and reliable operations throughout the negotiations.

About National Oil Bargaining

Shell is the Lead Company in the National Oil Bargaining process, under which Shell negotiates with the United Steelworkers International Union (USW) regarding issues that affect Shell’s U.S. Manufacturing facilities. If Shell and the USW reach an agreement regarding those national issues, that agreement may be used as a pattern within the U.S. fuel and petroleum manufacturing industry, while preserving the right to negotiate site-specific issues at a local level.


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