Shell Saudi Arabia & Wärtsilä: together for superior power-engine performance
Jan 20, 2016
Al Jomaih and Shell Lubricating Oil Company (JOSLOC) recently held a joint-seminar with Wärtsilä at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia focusing on advanced lubricant solutions and the latest innovations in engine performance within the power and cement sectors.
January 2016 :Al Jomaih and Shell Lubricating Oil Company (JOSLOC) recently held a joint-seminar with Wärtsilä (a global leader in complete life-cycle power solutions for the marine and energy markets) at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, focusing on advanced lubricant solutions and the latest innovations in engine performance within the power and cement sectors. Shell was recognized for its close collaboration with Wärtsilä and for properly assessing and meeting its product and service needs, as well as for its willingness to continue to grow and improve the working relationship over time. For the past years, Shell and Wärtsilä have synergized to bring sustainable solutions and services to customers. Both companies desire to build on the existing relationship to pursue Solutions and Services that optimize performance for both the Wärtsilä Energy Solution for Marine applications with compatible LNG, Fuels or Special Gases and the appropriate Lubricating Oil.
Representatives from over 60 companies across the Kingdom attended the seminar, including technical specialists, key influencers and decision makers. They were introduced to the latest premium product portfolios for Stationary Power Engines (Shell Argina & Shell Gadinia) and specialized lubricants for the Power industries, which are proven to reduce maintenance costs and increase engine reliability.
During the seminar, Mr. Hilmar Van Den Dool, Global Account Manager at Shell Global Solutions, and Mr. Qasim Latif, Business Development General Manager at Wärtsilä, emphasized the global and local partnership between both parties and how Shell is working closely with Wärtsilä to drive best innovation in lubricants and applications. Furthermore, Mr. Praveen Nagpal, Product Application Specialists at Shell Global Solutions, made a presentation on Shell Argina Oil, designed especially for Power Engines, and debated with the audience on how to improve the operational efficiency of engines through best practice in lubrication. Last but not least, Mr. Loganathan Venkatachalapathi, General Manager Agreement Sales at Wärtsilä MEA, conducted a presentation on the new technology of Wärtsilä Power engines and how Wärtsilä Genius services will enhance the performance of customer assets, as well as help their business top-line growth.
Commenting on the seminar, Mr. Praveen said: “Keeping your power engines running efficiently, safely and reliably is critical for a profitable and competitive business. Though not an easy task at all, our wide range of oils are designed to do just that, since they protect your investment and help reduce operating costs, while complying with strict environmental standards.”
Finally yet importantly, Mr. Haroon Jabbar, Technical Manager at Shell JOSLOC KSA, concluded with Shell’s value-added technical services, such as Lube Analyst, Lube Coach, Lube Advisor, Lube Match, and Lube Video Check. He then shared information about best practice in lubrication, along with the benefits of using premium products from leading manufacturers.
Aljomaih and Shell Lubricating Oil Company Media Relations:
Al Jomaih and Shell Lubricating Oil Company Limited (JOSLOC)
Granada Oasis Park, Building A4,13th Floor
P. O. Box 41467, Riyadh 11521 – Saudi Arabia
Tel. +966 11 2650888
Fax +966 11 265 0949
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About Aljomaih and Shell Lubricating Oil Company
Aljomaih and Shell Lubricating Oil Company Limited is a joint venture between Aljomaih Holding Company and Shell Overseas Services B.V.
The company blends, markets and sells Shell lubricants in the assigned boundaries of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The company has a high-tech Lube Oil Blending Plant that is situated in Riyadh. The plant has the capability to produce world class Shell lubricants. Apart from blending lubricants locally, the company also imports specialty lubricants from Shell plants worldwide.
The actual production began on the 15th of October 1985. The Plant was officially inaugurated by His Royal Highness Prince Salman Bin Abdulaziz, the Governor of Riyadh (at the time), on 16 March 1987 endorsing continuous support to the national and enhancement of the constructive cooperation between the two partners.
The formal business relationship between Aljomaih Group and Shell started on 15 October 1956. Since that time wide experience has been gained together with full awareness of the Saudi market requirements, enabling Shell International to develop high quality Lubricants specifically for the Saudi Market. As a result, Aljomaih and Shell Lubricating Oil Company Limited has become one of the top ranking joint ventures of Shell Lubricants worldwide.
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