Business, Equipment, Fuel

Shell to Make First Profit From Oil Output Since Pandemic

Shell Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

Royal Dutch Shell Plc expects to make its first profit from pumping oil since the start of the pandemic, the petroleum giant said.

Laura Hurst | Bloomberg News
April 7, 2021
Business, Fuel

Shell Doubled Oil-Trading Profit to $2.6 Billion Last Year

Shell Callaghan O'Hare/Bloomberg News

Royal Dutch Shell Plc disclosed the profitability of its sprawling and secretive oil-trading unit for the first time, saying it almost doubled to $2.6 billion last year.

Laura Hurst | Bloomberg News
March 12, 2021
Business, Equipment

Shell to Offer Carbon Neutral Heavy-Duty Lubricants

Shell lube experts Shell lube experts (Stuart Conway)

Shell Rotella, a lubricant brand of Royal Dutch Shell, will offer customers carbon neutral lubricants for heavy-duty engines in North America.

February 24, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel

Shell Adds E-Fluids to Portfolio

Shell sign Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg News

Royal Dutch Shell announced it added Shell E-Fluids to its specialized fluids portfolio to support battery-electric and fuel-cell electric powertrains for commercial light-, medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.

October 16, 2020
Business, Equipment, Fuel

Second Coast-to-Coast Trek Planned for Shell Starship Initiative Truck

Shell Megan Pino via Joe Howard/Transport Topics

ATLANTA — Shell Lubricants is planning a second coast-to-coast run for its Starship Initiative truck, which is designed to study and test fuel-saving technologies for heavy-duty trucks.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
February 26, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel

Shell Unveils Natural Gas Engine Oil

Shell tanker Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg News

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Shell Lubricants announced a new natural gas engine oil Nov. 14, one of the first of its kind to meet standards to operate in natural gas, diesel and gasoline engines.

Joe Antoshak | Staff Writer
November 14, 2019
Business, Fuel

Shell to Buy French Offshore Wind-Power Developer

Shell A truck driver delivers gasoline to a Shell station in Peoria, Ill. The company is now expanding into renewable power sources. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News)

Royal Dutch Shell Plc has agreed to buy French offshore wind developer Eolfi SA, continuing its expansion into renewable power.

Kelly Gilblom | Bloomberg News
November 5, 2019
Business, Equipment, Fuel

Shell Rotella Unveils New Heavy-Duty Greases

Shell Rotella has introduced a new line of heavy-duty greases for trucks, tractors and construction equipment, according to a Dec. 14 press release.

December 19, 2018
Business, Technology, Fuel

Low-Viscosity Engine Oils Will Support Push for Improved Fuel Economy, Shell Says

Jason Brown Shell’s Jason Brown says low-viscosity engine oils demonstrated significant fuel savings in fuel economy tests around the globe. (Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics)

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The perpetual drive toward improved fuel economy and tighter emission controls for diesel engines will push the trucking industry toward increasingly efficient, low-viscosity engine oils, technology experts at Shell Lubricants said.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
November 19, 2018
Business, Technology, Fuel

Shell Lubricants Launches ProAcademy Web-Based Training

John Walters John Walters makes the announcement at MCE. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

AUSTIN, Texas — Shell Lubricants announced the launch for fleet customers and noncustomers alike of Shell ProAcademy, an online modular learning tool intended to educate and retain technicians.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
October 30, 2018