Shell Midstream Partners, L.P., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell said it has appointed Kevin Nichols as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the company.
The appointment of Kevin Nichols is following the retirement of John Hollowell as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Shell Midstream Partners GP LLC, our general partner, effective March 31, 2018.
Shell Midstream said Kevin Nichols, Vice President for Shell Pipeline Company LP, will succeed John, and will report to Shell’s Downstream Director, John Abbott.
Kevin joined Shell in 1992 and has held roles with increasing responsibility within Shell’s Retail business and Shell’s Downstream Strategy group in London. In 2012, Kevin was named Vice President for Shell Pipeline Company LP, responsible for business development, joint ventures, oil movements, and portfolio activity.
Kevin was involved with the formation of Shell Midstream Partners and has served as an officer of the MLP since the initial public offering in 2014. Kevin also currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Colonial Pipeline company.
“John has been a driving force behind Shell Midstream Partners and its consistent delivery,” said John Abbott. “The partnership has matured greatly under his leadership and is well positioned for continued success.”
“I am excited to lead this great company,” said Kevin. “We have a proven track record of delivery, and I look forward to growing Shell Midstream Partners and further positioning the company as one of the most valuable MLPs in the market.”