2017 media releases
Royal Dutch Shell plc media releases published in 2017.
Nov 1, 2017
Singapore, November 1, 2017 – Shell today opened an integrated lubricants and grease production facility in Tuas, Singapore. At 10 hectares, the site size is equivalent to almost 25 football pitches. It is Shell’s 3nd largest lubricants plant in the world and 2nd largest in Asia-Pacific, capable of producing up to 430 million litres (equivalent to 390 kilotonnes) of lubricants and greases every year - enough to change the engine oil of over 12,000 cars, every hour, every day.
Oct 20, 2017
Shell Lubricants has been recognised as the global market leader for the11th consecutive year, marking the start of two decades of undisputed industry leadership. This accolade was confirmed in the recently published Kline & Company’s 15th Edition ‘Global Lubricants Industry: Market Analysis and Assessment: 2016-2026 report. The report covers the sector in 2016.
Oct 12, 2017
Shell and Maserati announced that they have launched Shell Helix Ultra Maserati 5W-40 and 10W-60 new bespoke co-branded motor oils which will be the only products recommended by Maserati for Maserati engines in key markets globally. Shell Helix Ultra Maserati 10W-60 motor oil is recommended by Maserati for all 2018 models.
Shell and Ducati renew technical partnership, extends contract beyond first fill with new aftermarket Oil Deal
Jun 28, 2017
Borgo Panigale, Italy – Shell and Ducati today announced an extension of their technical partnership agreement for another three years, taking it past the 20-year mark. Shell also becomes Ducati’s exclusive supplier of aftermarket engine oils for the first time, with the launch of Shell Advance Ducati, Shell’s new motorcycle oil developed specially for Ducati road bikes.
May 16, 2017
Beijing, China – Shell has officially opened its Joint Research Centre for Cleaner Mobility with Tsinghua’s Department of Automotive Engineering (DAE). Tsinghua University is one of the most prestigious universities in China.
Jan 10, 2017
Shell today announced that it has been chosen by Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Ltd as the exclusive manufacturer and supplier of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Genuine Engine Oil. From October 2016, this oil has started to become available to Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Dealers around the world.