Shell Named GE’s Recommended Oil Supplier For Jenbacher Type 4 and Type 6 Gas Engines
Jun 14, 2016
Shell Mysella gas engine oil to be supplied for use in GE’s Jenbacher gas engines in over 80 countries.
Shell today announced that it has been named as GE’s recommended global oil supplier for its Jenbacher Type 4 and Type 6 gas engines. The agreement will last for three years, from April 2016.
“This is a key milestone for Shell, taking our existing cooperation with GE’s Jenbacher gas engines to the next level. By increasing the level of collaboration between Shell and GE, we aspire to offer GE’s Jenbacher gas engine customers the excellent care and service experience we have around the world. We believe that together, anything is possible,” said Richard Jory, Shell’s Vice President for Global Key Accounts.
Every new GE Jenbacher Type 4 and Type 6 gas engine sold will feature a plate recommending Shell Mysella as its engine oil. Shell and GE will continue to strengthen their cooperation in developing new engine oil formulations to meet the needs of GE Jenbacher gas engines’ customers and expanding the range of engine models. Some of the markets covered by the agreement include Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Bangladesh, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Italy, Netherlands, Pakistan, Russia, Spain, Turkey, UK and US.
Carlos Lange, President of GE’s Distributed Power business says: “We have chosen to collaborate with Shell because of their innovative technology that can help increase GE’s Jenbacher gas engine performance and provide lubrication solutions that benefit all our customers. They have proven capacity in the field and have also built long standing relationships with GE’s Jenbacher gas engines end users and channel partners.”
From left: Carlos Lange, President of GE's Distributed Power business and Richard Jory, Vice President of Shell Lubricants Global Key Accounts
A GE Jenbacher Type 6 gas engine
All new GE Jenbacher Type 4 and Type 6 engines will feature a plate recommending Shell Mysella gas engine oils.
Shell Lubricants Global: Mary B. Walsh, +32478402934, firstname.lastname@example.org
Notes to Editors
- The Shell Mysella range of gas-engine oils has been developed to deliver optimum value to equipment operators through enhanced wear protection, long oil life and high system efficiency.
- Shell Lubricants has been a key player in the Power sector for many years, leveraging its strong collaboration with OEMs and end users and translating it into a differentiated product and services offer.
About Shell Lubricants
The term “Shell Lubricants” collectively refers to Shell Group companies engaged in the lubricants business. Shell sells a wide variety of lubricants to meet customer needs across a range of applications. These include consumer motoring, heavy-duty transport, mining, power generation and general engineering. Shell’s portfolio of lubricant brands includes Pennzoil, Quaker State, Shell Helix, Shell Rotella, Shell Tellus and Shell Rimula. We are active across the full lubricant supply chain. We manufacture base oils in seven plants; blend base oils with additives to make lubricants in over 40 plants; distribute, market and sell lubricants in over 100 countries. We also provide technical and business support to customers. We offer lubricant-related services in addition to our product range. These include: Shell LubeMatch –the market leading product on-line recommendation tool, Shell LubeAdvisor - helps customers to select the right lubricant through highly trained Shell technical staff as well as online tools, and Shell LubeAnalyst - an early warning system that enables customers to monitor the condition of their equipment and lubricant, helping to save money on maintenance and avoid potential lost business through equipment failure. Shell’s world-class technology works to deliver value to our customers. Innovation, product application and technical collaboration are at the heart of Shell lubricants. We have leading lubricants research centres in China, Germany, Japan (in a joint venture with Showa Shell), and the USA. We invest significantly in technology and work closely with our customers to develop innovative lubricants. We have a patent portfolio with 150 + patent series for lubricants, base oils and greases; more than 200 scientists and lubricants engineers dedicated to lubricants research and development. Customer benefits include lower maintenance costs, longer equipment life and reduced energy consumption. One of the ways we push the boundaries of lubricant technology is by working closely with top motor racing teams such as Scuderia Ferrari and BMW Motorsport. These technical partnerships enable us to expand our knowledge of lubrication science and transfer cutting-edge technology from the racetrack to our commercial products.
About GE’s Distributed Power business
GE’s Distributed Power business is a leading provider of engines, power equipment and services focused on power generation and gas compression at or near the point of use. Distributed Power offers a diverse product portfolio that includes highly efficient, fuel-flexible, industrial gas engines generating 200 kW to 10 MW each of power for numerous industries globally. In addition, the business provides life cycle support for more than 36,000 gas engines worldwide to help you meet your business challenges and success metrics—anywhere and anytime. Backed by our authorized service providers in more than 170 countries, GE‘s global service network connects with you locally for rapid response to your service needs. GE’s Distributed Power business is headquartered in Jenbach, Austria.
About GE Power
GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise to help customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest and most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant, upgrade and service solutions as well as our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.
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