The National Association of Shell Marketers, Inc. (NASM) is a brand-specific trade association for companies that have wholesale supply contracts with Shell Oil, its licensees or its branded marketers. NASM provides Shell marketers with access to valuable legal services and educational programs; maintains a dialog with Shell on behalf of members; and engages in public policy advocacy on behalf of petroleum marketers by communicating with federal agencies, the U.S. Congress and other petroleum industry associations.
NASM was originally incorporated in Georgia in 1974 as a nonprofit corporation known as the “Georgia-Florida Consignee’s Association, Inc.” Then, in 1976 the Association adopted the name “National Association of Texaco Wholesalers, Inc.”. In 1999, the Association expanded to include marketers of Shell petroleum products and reincorporated in Virginia as the “National Association of Texaco and Shell Marketers, Inc.” As the conversion from Texaco to Shell retail outlets progressed, the Association evolved into an exclusively Shell marketer organization. Finally, in 2003, the Association name changed to the “National Association of Shell Marketers, Inc.”
NASM is dedicated to providing its marketer members – both large and small – with guidance to enhance their Shell-branded business by:
- acting as a key conduit to Shell personnel and programs,
- providing access to fellow marketer principals for timely knowledge and best practices sharing, and
- providing legal expertise on contracts and current events in our ever-changing industry.
Our operating principles guide the association’s goal of working with marketers to grow the Shell brand.