Shell Lubricants Creates History at the India Wind Energy Forum 2017

DELHI, November 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

Shell Lubricants, the global market leader in finished lubricants, has won the 'Lubricant Company of the Year' award for the third time in a row at the 4th edition of the India Wind Energy Forum (IWEF) Excellence Awards. The event was held in Chennai on 12th October, 2017.

The IWEF Industry Awards recognize the best-performing companies and professionals for their achievements and positive contributions to the sector. They celebrate the best deals, projects, and innovations by global industry leaders. The highly-coveted awards receive entries from across the world and provide an excellent opportunity to interact and network with the very best in the industry. IWEF is India's premier wind energy conference, attracting over 300 delegates from across the globe. The event featured over 60+ speakers and premium B2B exhibition spaces.

Ms. Mansi Tripathy, Country Head, Shell Lubricants, India, said, "We at Shell Lubricants, are extremely proud of this recognition by the esteemed Wind Energy Forum Excellence Awards Committee and extend our heartfelt gratitude for this acknowledgement. Our company recognizes the immense importance that the wind sector increasingly holds in the nation's overall energy mix. We will continue to work towards pioneering technologically advanced products and services, to add value to the growth of this sector."

Siva Kasturi, Asia Pacific Regional OEM Manager, said, "The lubricants industry holds key significance in the operations of the wind sector and its allied industries along with major component manufacturers and OEMs. In addition to providing the highest calibre of products and services, we also strive to create an ecosystem and initiate dialogue with industry stakeholders to help them recognize the vital role that lubricants play in achieving energy efficiency and sustainability by offering longer oil drain intervals."

Shell believes that the best advice of products and technical services delivers the most value. Along with world-class products, Shell offer comprehensive and world-class technical services which helps its customers improve productivity, improve operational efficiency, longer oil drain intervals, reducing downtime and ultimately providing a competitive advantage.

Shell Lubricants has a comprehensive portfolio of world-class products for the wind sector, including synthetic gear oils for wind turbines such as Shell Omala S4GX and the next generation Shell Omala S5 Wind 320. The grease portfolio for wind consists of Shell Rhodina and next-generation greases, which include Shell Gadus S5 V 460 KP 1.5 and Shell Gadus S5 V 110 KP for main bearings, yaw, and pitch bearings. The Shell Tellus S2MX/VX range are hydraulic oils for the wind segment designed to improve turbine lifespan and reduce maintenance costs.

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 Shell Helix, Shell Rimula, and Shell Spirax. We are active across the full lubricant supply chain. We manufacture base oils in eight plants, we blend base oils with additives to make finished lubricants in almost 70 plants, and we distribute, market and sell lubricants in over 100 countries.

We have more experts talking to more customers than any other lubricants supplier. We have over 350 technical support specialists and 1,000 sales professionals working with customers every day. We offer a wide range of services in addition to our products, including Shell LubeMatch, a market leading online tool that matches lubricants to vehicles and equipment, and Shell LubeAnalyst, an early warning system that enables our business customers to monitor the condition of their equipment and lubricant, helping to save money on maintenance.

Shell's world-class technology is applied in our products and technological collaborations. We have four leading lubricants research centres in Germany, the USA, and Japan (in a joint venture with Showa Shell) with more than 200 scientists and engineers dedicated to lubricants research and development.

We have 150+ patent series for lubricants, base oils and greases. 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 Penske Racing. 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 Shell Lubricants India 

Shell is one of the most diversified international oil company in India's energy sector. It is a major private sector supplier of crude products and chemicals to India. With over 3000 staff in the country, Shell has a significant technology centre, a financial business services centre and operates a joint venture LNG receiving and re-gasification terminal. Earlier this year, it signed MOUs for a floating LNG terminal in the country. Shell also has a downstream business marketing fuels, lubricants and specialty products. It recently announced creation of an in-house global IT centre in Bengaluru.

Shell Lubricants' India operation is part of Shell's long-term commitment to India and its support for the country's increasing energy needs. Shell Lubricants' customers in India include Wartsila, Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai, Ford and Thermax.

Media Contact:
Jayashree Basu
Edelman India

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