Shell becomes Aggreko’s largest lubricants supplier in Russia, Asia-Pacific and Americas
Mar 7, 2018
Global leader in distributed energy services, Aggreko, has deepened its relationship with Shell Lubricants. This includes the extension of its existing lubricants agreement with Shell until at least 2020. Shell Lubricants is now Aggreko’s largest lubricants supplier and preferred choice in Russia, as well as the Asia-Pacific, North American and Latin American regions.
This new contract extension means Shell Lubricants is also well positioned with its globally renowned brands – Shell Rimula, Shell Mysella & Shell Argina in the three core segments where Aggreko operates. For Aggreko, it enables them to leverage economies of scale and maximise the value it offers to its customers.
Aggreko supplies tailored energy solutions to cater to the individual needs of its customers in diverse industries around the world. These customers range from governments and independent utility companies, to oil and gas and petrochemical producers and refiners, to manufacturing, construction, mining and events, such as the Olympic Games and The America’s Cup.
The business provides containerised mobile, modular power fuelled by gas, diesel, heavy fuel oil (HFO) and renewable hybrid packages, all designed to bring reliable, uninterrupted power that aims to reduce the cost of energy for its customers.
Beyond supplying power to business customers in remote areas, Aggreko also responds to emergencies of all sizes, like restoring power to entire communities after a natural disaster. This emergency response capability is enabled by the world’s largest fleet of mobile generators and they are ready to spring to action with just a phone call to its emergency power services line – open 24/7.
“We are always looking at ways to bring additional value to our customers,” said Dan Ibbetson, Aggreko’s Managing Director, Global Solutions. “It’s about providing bespoke, reliable power that meets our customers’ needs in the most cost effective and flexible way possible. Shell will help us to do that, by leveraging economies of scale with a trusted partner we can rely on.”
“Part of our strategy is to extrapolate maximum value by doing more with selected suppliers and this deal is a clear example of this.” Allan Methven, Technical Support Manager – Power Solutions at Aggreko, added: “Shell is the global lubricant technology leader with products and expertise across diesel, gas and HFO engines. Our technical collaboration with Shell has been excellent for Aggreko and continues to provide real value to us.”
In the past several years, Shell has led the way in terms of approach to lubricants innovation, technology leadership and demonstrating claims in the field with Aggreko. Shell was recently confirmed as the world’s market leader in finished lubricants for the 11th consecutive year, according to an independent report published by Kline and Co.
“We are pleased to have been working with Aggreko for many years, and we look forward to further deepening our collaboration, co-developing new solutions to further optimise their business operations,” said Richard Jory, Shell Vice-President for Global Key Accounts.
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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 five plants; blend base oils with additives to make lubricants and manufacture grease in 50 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 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.
Around the world, people, businesses and countries are striving for a better future - a future that needs power and the right conditions to succeed.
Aggreko works round the clock, making sure everyone gets the electricity, heating and cooling they need, whenever they need it – all powered by our class-leading equipment, trademark passion, unrivalled international experience and local knowledge. From urban development to unique commercial projects and even humanitarian emergencies, we bring our expertise and equipment to any location, from the world’s busiest cities to some of the most remote places on earth.
That’s what has made us the world’s leading provider of modular, mobile power and heating and cooling. We’ve been in business since 1962. We have more than 7,300 employees, operating from more than 200 locations in 100 countries. With revenues of approximately GBP 1.6bn (USD 2.6bn or Euros 2bn) in 2016, we are listed on the London Stock Exchange (AGK.L) and have our headquarters in Scotland.
Our business helps transform the lives and livelihoods of individuals, organisations and communities across the globe, in both developed and developing countries and markets.
We operate across all sectors, including oil and gas, petrochemical and refining, utilities, manufacturing, construction, mining and events.
We design and manufacture equipment specifically for these requirements in our factory in Dumbarton, Scotland and work with leading innovators to ensure our equipment offers maximum fuel flexibility, by using gas, diesel (including HFO) and renewable fuel sources.
For more information, please visit our website at: aggreko.com
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