Nichols named Shell Midstream Partners CEO; Hollowell to retire

Shell Midstream Partners LP reported that after working 38 years with Royal Dutch Shell PLC, John Hollowell will retire as president and chief executive officer of general partner Shell Midstream Partners GP LLC, effective Mar. 31.

Shell Midstream Partners LP reported that after working 38 years with Royal Dutch Shell PLC, John Hollowell will retire as president and chief executive officer of general partner Shell Midstream Partners GP LLC, effective Mar. 31.

Kevin Nichols, vice-president of Shell Pipeline Co. LP, will succeed Hollowell and report to John Abbott, Shell’s downstream director.

Nichols joined Shell in 1992 and has held roles with increasing responsibility within Shell’s retail business and its downstream strategy group in London.

In 2012, Nichols was named vice-president for Shell responsible for business development, joint ventures, oil movements, and portfolio activity. He was involved with the formation of Shell Midstream Partners and has served as an officer of the master limited partnership since the initial public offering in 2014.

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