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Shell Trading jobs are about so much more than simply buying and selling. Because markets are constantly shifting, thriving at Shell Trading means constantly innovating to optimise your positions.

Shell Trading supports the entire Shell business – our markets are natural gas, crude oil, oil products, chemical feedstocks, environmental products biofuels, electrical power and freight. We also manage one of the world's largest fleets of LNG carriers and oil tankers and provide maritime expertise to Shell companies and external customers.


Jobs in Shell Trading are fast-paced and dynamic, so a cool head under pressure and the ability to work on your own initiative is a must. You should have strong numeracy skills as well as commercial acumen. Often the people who do best in Shell Trading jobs have a gut feeling for what’s going on in their particular market. We don’t want a room full of ‘yes’ people, we want people who can think innovatively.


Trading jobs are open to candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds who’d like a long-term career. And of course, everyone has a responsibility to guard Shell’s reputation and adhere to our strict compliance culture. During your employment within Shell Trading you will be required to complete training that covers key topics of the Shell Code of Conduct, including the Shell General Business Principles and the Shell Trading Compliance Manual.


You will have an obligation as a Shell Trading employee to conduct yourself in a professional manner with honesty, integrity and respect for other people, and you must comply with not just the letter, but also the spirit and intent, of all applicable laws and regulations. In return, Shell Trading jobs provide a stable support network and ample opportunities for training and development to further your career.

Meet Mike, Executive Vice President

So what's it really like to work in Trading at Shell? Here you can tap into the experiences of the people who know best - the people who are already working for us. Listen to what Mike - Executive Vice President has to say.

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