2015 media releases
Royal Dutch Shell plc media releases published in 2015.
Nov 5, 2015
Jakarta, November 5, 2015 – As part of its continued growth strategy, Shell today opened its latest lubricant blending plant in Asia and the largest internationally operated lubricant plant in Indonesia.
Aug 4, 2015
Shell is the first company in the lubricants sector to launch an artificial intelligence-driven service for customers - Shell Virtual Assistant. It is an interactive one-stop shop on the Shell website where customers and distributors can ask common lubricant-related questions, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Jul 16, 2015
Motorcycles use less engine oil than trucks or cars and work it much harder. Combine that with increasing demand for extended oil drain intervals and improved fuel efficiency, and the oil needs to work harder for even longer. To help motorcycle owners meet these requirements and protect their engines, Shell has launched the next generation of premium motorcycle oil – Shell Advance Ultra with PurePlus Technology. This is the first-ever synthetic motorcycle oil made from natural gas using Shell proprietary gas-to-liquid (GTL) technology, marketed as Shell PurePlus Technology.
Jun 25, 2015
Shell is set to meet growing lubricant demand in China with the opening of its eighth world-class lubricant blending plant in the country in Tianjin. This complements seven Shell lubricant blending plants already operating in greater China. The new plant can produce 330 million litres of finished product per year and has the potential to expand to 500 million litres. At its full potential capacity, the plant would be Shell's largest lubricant blending plant in China.
May 20, 2015
Shell Lubricants has launched two new products in China for trucks and buses running on natural gas – Shell Rimula R5 NG and Shell Rimula R3 NG.
Mar 23, 2015
In a survey of 5,000 people across five Asian countries – China, India, Pakistan, Singapore and Vietnam – Shell discovered that nine out of ten Asian drivers are aware that a high-quality motor oil can help improve their vehicle’s fuel efficiency. China (98%) was the highest, while Singapore (70%) was the lowest.
Feb 16, 2015
Shell premium motor oils Shell Helix Ultra and Pennzoil Platinum to power BMW Motorsport and Shell V-Power becomes the premium fuel recommended by BMW M Automobiles
Jan 30, 2015
Today Hyundai Motor Company (HMC) and Shell Lubricants announced the renewal, for another five years, of their agreement for Shell to be recommended as the preferred aftermarket motor oil supplier for Hyundai vehicles worldwide. Branded motor oils manufactured by Shell will be recommended in Hyundai workshops and made available to customers in over 70 countries. The companies have now been cooperating for a decade.