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2009 Press Releases
Press Releases 2009
AeroShell Ascender moves a step closer to full approval
It is two years since AeroShell Ascender was presented to the aerospace industry at the Dubai Air Show following its approval as a high performance capability oil to the new SAE AS 5780 specification for gas turbine lubricants. The product has now moved a significant step closer to full commercialisation with the expected approval by International Aero Engines (IAE).
Michael schumacher supports Regional Road Safety Drive
Seven-time Formula One world drivers' champion Michael Schumacher officially launches two Arabic language good practice road safety manuals on behalf of the Middle East and North Africa Road Safety Partnership.
Shell Cariphalte Racetrack paves another Formula One Track
Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 21 October 2009: Following the success of the Singapore Grand Prix, Shell Bitumen has once again been awarded the contract to supply binders, including Shell Cariphalte Racetrack, for the new Yas Marina Circuit due to host the inaugural Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in November 2009.
Shell Aviation celebrates 100 years of Innovation
Shell Aviation has reached a significant milestone in its centenary year. On 25 July 1909 Louis Blériot famously crossed the English Channel from Calais to Dover using Shell fuel. Recently, as part of an historic celebration of Aviation in Dover, the Blériot flight was recreated courtesy of Shell Aviation in the restored but original Blériot plane and was once again fuelled successfully by Shell.
Shell Aviation Renews Fuel concession at Dubai airport
Dubai, 15 August 2009: Shell Markets Middle East Limited (herein referred to as ‘Shell’) announced recently the renewal of the Aviation Fuel Concession Agreement at Dubai International Airport signed with the Dubai Airports.
Shell Celebrates World Environment Day
16 June 09, Dubai, UAE: Shell participated recently in an awareness event held at Dubai Mall to celebrate World Environment Day. The event, themed 'Your Planet Needs You-UNite to Combat Climate Change', was organized in coordination with the Ministry of Environment and Water, Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA), Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority and Dubai Silicon Oasis.
Shell Supports investment in Regional Human capital
Shell sponsors Skillsinvest Forum on :"Growth through education in the Arab world" “Investing in regional human capital not only supports regional government development agendas but also supports the commercial goals of private sector companies that are keen to hire regional talent,” said Clare Woodcraft, Director of Regional Communications for Shell in the Middle East and North African region MENA, speaking in the first panel discussion of the SkillsInvest conference held on 11 June in Dubai.