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A team of seasoned industry experts and talented recent graduates  is dedicated to delivering the next AeroShell innovations. Based in our dedicated research facility in Houston, USA, itself part of a global research and development (R&D) network, we work tirelessly to solve our customers’ challenges.


In doing so, we value technical collaboration with equipment manufactures; partnership is an important mechanism for creating the new products and solutions that bring real benefits to our aviation customers.


Not only is Shell one of the few energy companies with a dedicated aviation R&D centre, it also invests more in R&D than any major oil company: $1.3 billion in 2012. This investment in people and facilities has contributed to Shell being named the leading global lubricants supplier for the last five consecutive years.*


*Source: Kline & Company, “Competitive Intelligence for the Global Lubricants Industry, 2008–2012”

Find out how we:

Work with partners to optimize technology and gain acceptance

Deliver value to our customers

AeroShell Aerobatic Team

AeroShell Aerobatic Team

These pilots soar through the sky with spectacular manoeuvers, relying on the protection provided by AeroShell lubricants.