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Formulating the oil

Before starting to develop oils like Shell Advance, you need to understand bikers and their day-to-day needs. That’s why we have put together experienced teams around the world to do this.

Laboratory testing

New 4- and 2-stroke oil formulations are evaluated in Shell research facilities as far apart as Germany, Japan, Thailand and the USA.

Shell's technical partnership with Ducati Corse

Once the road tests are complete, our oils face their final and most gruelling tests on the racetrack.