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Discover your potential with Shell
Title: Shell lets you take your career to new heights
Duration: 4:12 minutes
At Shell we take your career to greater heights. Join us and you will work with the best minds, fast track your learning curve, shape your own career path and propel your career.
This video highlights six global talented Shell technologists and engineers whose "never-more-of-the-same" careers benefit from Shell's industry leading development programme. Watch a Drilling Engineer talk about her escalating learning curve with her first rig within the first year of her joining Shell, and listen to our Ferrari Technology Manager talk about her specific product knowledge for Formula 1 racing cars. Their expertise and ideas resonate on a local, cross-regional and international level. Join Shell, watch your idea travel and change the game for energy globally.
Shell lets you take your career to new heights Film Transcript
[Background music plays]
Bright, uplifting music
Life at Shell
Outdoors, with two workers in red overalls and hardhats. Plant site in background.
Revolving door with Shell logo on it, man approaching it from other side.
Distant view of drill, grassed area in foreground, hills behind, wooded area to right of drill, car driving on road on left towards drill.
Close-up from above of numbered soil samples, each one in a separate square hole in wooden tray.
View from within vehicle, front passenger side, male driver.
Workers in red overalls and white hardhats following camera past chainlink fence at plant site.
Close-up of the back of heads of two women.
‘’If you would have asked me 3½ years ago what I would be doing, I would never have said oil and gas.’’
Plant site, outdoors: woman in gloves and hardhat with Shell logo on it is pointing out something in the palm of her hand to a man standing next to her.
Close-up of same woman’s gloved hands.
Same woman and man; woman is talking to man and pointing upwards.
‘’Instead of going in opposite directions, they'll be parallel.’’
‘’Shell is looking for future leaders. I like this statement.’’
Abovementioned male speaker entering office building which has huge glass panels and doors in front.
Camera moves just ahead of same man after he’s just entered office building.
Close-up of screen with technical information and colourful diagrams seen over shoulder of same man, who is talking in Oriental language on telephone.
Camera switches to front view of same man, still on telephone.
Camera switches back to rear/side view of same man on telephone, computer monitor visible in front of him.
‘’I am responsible for the development and blending of bespoke fuels and lubricants products that we provide to the Ferrari Formula 1 team.’’
Abovementioned female speaker carrying with backpack and walking past wall with monotone red-and-white images of racecars on it.
Out-of-focus footage of same woman approaching camera, black car just visible behind her, Ferrari emblem of rearing black stallion in focus on glass door in foreground. Glass door with Ferrari emblem slides to left and she enters through it.
Close-up of thin stream of lubricant pouring from vertical metal tubes into metal drum. Yellow machinery behind.
‘’This is the GTL 4, meaning four centistokes at 100 degrees C.’’
Camera zooms from right to left, showing back of woman in front of computer monitor.
Close-up of technical drawings on computer monitor.
‘’It gives me a wide range of opportunities to work in challenging projects and in stuff that really matters.’’
Close-up of left profile of abovementioned female speaker, wearing telephone headset.
View from slightly above and right front of same female speaker. Male colleague leans across to examine computer monitor in front of her.
Female speaker points to computer monitor.
‘’This is the flow line, where oil flows.’’
‘’My role is to speak with geologists and the geophysicists that actually look at the earth and tell us whether this could be an area of interest. And then, on top of that, my role would be to discuss with governments the added value that Shell can bring to a country.’’
Three men in boardroom shown looking down at something in front of them, with abovementioned male speaker speaking to man on his left.
Close-up of abovementioned male speaker speaking to man on his left. Man on left is nodding.
Close-up of maps spread out on table in front of them, their hands gesturing to various locations.
View of abovementioned male speaker and colleague from over right shoulder of third man; third man is speaking to them as they listen.
Third man talking to abovementioned male speaker and colleague.
Close-up of same maps, man’s hand resting flat on one of the maps.
View from left of the three men, as they examine the maps in front of them.
Close-up of hand holding a metal cylinder with small hole through it, laptop keyboard under hand.
Camera pans up to face of man holding the metal cylinder, woman out of focus in background. Camera brings woman into focus and man disappears out of focus.
‘’Everything that I do at work is only achieved through working together as part of a larger team. We have up to 50 different scientists and engineers, and we really couldn't achieve the things that we do without that wide variety of multidisciplinary skills.’’
Man standing, window behind, top of abovementioned female speaker’s head just visible and out of focus in bottom left corner.
Abovementioned female speaker sitting at desk turning a metal cylinder over in her hands.
Abovementioned female speaker and female colleague in overalls, yellow canisters with red screw-tops just out of focus in foreground.
Close-up of woman’s hand holding bottle with dark, unidentified contents.
View of head and shoulders of abovementioned female speaker and female colleague, each wearing goggles.
Darkened projection room with projection of graph on white screen in front of room, out-of-focus head of man visible on right.
Abovementioned female speaker and two male colleagues sitting in projection room, looking at now unseen projection ahead of them, man closest is speaking.
A woman is speaking to colleagues; a man and woman sit either side of her at the table.
‘’I can go out and actually experience the real deal. You look at your subsea equipment, your controllers, to make sure that they're operating to how you design it to be.’’
Two women and a man in a computer server room, one of the cabinets is open, revealing a bank of servers.
Close-up of one of the women as she looks up at the servers. Male colleague is visible and out of focus in background.
Close-up of servers over shoulder of same woman; she is pointing directly at one of the servers.
Close-up of male colleague speaking. Woman just visible and out of focus in left corner foreground.
‘’These are for the particular controllers, right?’’
Abovementioned female speaker is pointing with a pen directly at the bank of servers.
Outdoor scene, three men in overalls and hardhats, oil drill in background, with wooded area behind.
‘’My job is to try to find out the best solution to get more oil and gas from the well.’’
Close-up of man’s hand as he rubs oily substance between his fingers.
Outdoor scene, three men looking down at something in front of them.
Close-up of three hands, two of the hands are picking up oil substance from first person’s hand.
Camera pans out to show four people in overalls and hardhats, heads down as they examine the sample.
Office scene, male and female office-workers. Male worker raises his hand as he speaks to unseen listener.
Office scene, woman is looking at man in left foreground, just out of focus.
View through leaves of office plant of back of man wearing headset, sitting at a desk and looking at a computer monitor.
Close-up of same man’s left profile, he is speaking to unseen listener.
‘’We will remain dependent on exploring oil and gas resources, and it's Shell's responsibility to do this in the most efficient way.’’
Close-up of man’s hands, gesticulating as he speaks, pen in hand. A computer keyboard and an open notebook are in front of him.
‘’We get to develop and test fuels and lubricants products in one of the most technically challenging engineering environments in the world. We can take those learnings and we can put them into the commercial products - the V-Powers, the Shell Helix oils and fuels - that everyday customers get to use.’’
Industrial scene, abovementioned female speaker wearing goggles. A man’s face is just visible and out of focus in right foreground.
Camera pans left to show reflection of man in computer monitor.
View of computer monitor over same man’s right shoulder.
Laboratory scene, abovementioned female speaker and man in lab coats and goggles, man is examining equipment.
View of computer monitor with man’s hand pointing at it, abovementioned female speaker just visible and out of focus in left corner.
Same man and abovementioned female speaker shown from right, in lab setting, examining lab equipment which has clear tubing issuing from it.
Camera moves to show left view of abovementioned female speaker speaking to male colleague.
Camera pans up from bottles of oil or fuel to male colleague who is speaking.
‘’It gives you a sense that you can make a difference. Your work is actually creating an impact.’’
People in computer room, several of them are looking over shoulder of man and woman at a computer screen.
View of same computer screen over shoulders of out-of-focus people.
View of woman seated in front of computer, looking back at unseen person behind her.
Close-up of young man sitting next to abovementioned woman.
View of abovementioned woman through gap between two computer monitors.
View of outside of plant site.
Four men in red overalls and white hardhats walk towards camera, passing underneath row after row of steel tubing.
Same four men in laboratory setting.
Close-up from behind of men examining equipment in front of them.
Side view of same men; one is pointing at a gauge on the side of the equipment.
Same men in office building setting, talking amongst themselves.
‘’Shell always provides the opportunity to look and search for your skills, and then maximise on your capabilities and share it with others.’’
‘’I was given a rig within my first three months of working at Shell. Of course, I had my mentors there with me. It helps you grow very quickly. Your learning curve just escalates like you would not imagine.’’
Close-up view from within vehicle of right side of abovementioned female speaker who is driving.
View ahead of vehicle of approaching fork in the road, oil drill on the right.
Outdoor scene, plant site, man and abovementioned female speaker in hardhats, abovementioned female speaker is pointing to something in distance and out of sight. They then move in the direction of her pointing. Several flags fly high in background, American flag identifiable. Camera follows them as they move across tarmac, still talking.
Close-up of their hands pointing to data on graph.
‘’I have a company that are working on those plans right now.’’
Inside plant, two men in red overalls and white hardhats standing amongst machinery.
‘’If you're proactive about your development, you can just go anywhere. If you find what you're good at, Shell will definitely give you the opportunity to deliver on that and expand further.’’
Outdoor scene, camera pans up from clip-file in men’s hands to their faces. They are wearing red overalls and white hardhats.
Same two men outdoors, now wearing earmuffs, walking towards plant site, heavy construction vehicle in background.
Same two men outdoors, climbing flight of stairs to different level of plant.
Same two men and colleague outdoors, one of the men is pointing at the machinery and talking.
People seated at long table, female speaker has a laptop open in front of her, the man closest is making notes.
‘’The calculated volume came back and we didn't see much...’’
View of giant screen or projection over female speaker’s shoulder. A man sits facing her, in front of the screen.
People seated at long table, female speaker is addressing her colleagues.
View of back of female speaker seated at long table, a small screen is visible on the table in front of her and male colleagues sit opposite her.
‘’You have a global network. So I know that somebody out there knows this issue that I'm dealing with and I could pick up the phone and, you know, figure out whatever I need to.’’
Side view of female speaker still at long table, addressing colleagues to right and left of her.
Man and woman in office setting, looking down at unseen computer monitor front of them.
Close-up of computer monitor, showing technical data.
Close-up of woman’s hands at keyboard. Camera pans up to show her face.
‘’You do not need to depend on a certain region for that knowledge and experience. It's just at your fingertips. You can get it at any time.’’
View of back of seated female speaker. Male colleague points to computer monitor in front of her.
‘’I meet new people every day. Every day is another excitement, another new challenge. I look forward to tomorrow.’’
Close-up of three men in red overalls, seated in room.
Close-up of man writing on whiteboard; he looks over his shoulder to speak to someone in class.
Office setting, the abovementioned man walks towards and greets one of his students with a handshake and a hand on the shoulder.
Camera looking upward as it pans around view of three skyscrapers.
‘’I'm Prashanthini Sunderan.’’
Prashanthini on tennis court, about to serve.
Camera pans around as Prashantini serves ball.
Subsea Controls Engineer
‘’I'm a Subsea Controls Engineer.’’
View of tennis court and opponent, who is about to serve, as seen from just behind Prashanthini.
View from left of Prashanthini returning serve.
‘’I am Zhu Changlong. My job title is Production Technologist.’’
Left view of Zhu Changlong bent over and smiling, holding soccer ball in his hands, trees in background.
Zhu Changlong moves forwards, still bent over.
Zhu Changlong is holding hands with a woman, both are crouched down while a small boy approaches and tosses the soccer ball high in the air between them. They catch the ball between their linked hands.
The small boy reaches out open hands towards an unseen Zhu Changlong, while the woman looks on.
Zhu Changlong reaches down and picks up the small boy and lifts the small boy high before clasping him in his arms.
‘’My name is Cara Tredget. And I am Shell's Ferrari Technology Manager.’’
Cara Tredget playing a large wind instrument.
Close-up of the instrument as Cara plays it.
Close-up of Cara playing instrument.
Ferrari Technology Manager
[Marc van Rooijen]
‘’My name is Marc van Rooijen. And I work as a Senior Commercial Advisor in floating LNG.’’
Close-up of Marc piloting a little sailboat.
Close-up of the bow-wave created by small sailboat.
View of Marc piloting the sailboat close to a very grassy riverbank, a windmill on the bank just ahead.
Senior Commercial Advisor for FLNG
[Mohammed Al Rayahi]
‘’My name is Mohammed Al Rayahi. And I'm a Rotating Equipment Engineer.’’
Mohammed seated, smiling, with small girl on his lap. A woman is visible in right foreground, smiling at both of them.
Close-up of small girl, still seated on Mohammed’s lap, paging through a storybook with him. The woman points to the page.
Mohammed, the woman and small girl still looking down at book.
Rotating Equipment Engineer
‘’My name is Ana Flenoy and I'm a Drilling Engineer. When I tell people what I do, they don't believe me. But it's fun. I love it.’’
Ana is twirling on the dance-floor with a tall male partner, other dancers surround them, and they’re bathed in coloured lights.
Close-up of Ana twirling and dancing with partner.
Close-up as Ana and partner spin closer to the camera.
Close-up of Ana’s feet in high heeled sandals as she spins on the dance floor.
Ana and partner still twirling and spinning on the dance floor. Partner dips Ana.
Shell logo on white background.
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