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2012 Press Releases
Shell, DoT ink MoU to stage Eco-marathon Asia in Manila from 2014 to 2016
The competition will be held at Rizal Park – the park dedicated to Philippine national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal, who believed in the power of the youth as a force in nation building. Rizal Park’s wide driveway along Roxas Boulevard will serve as the road track where energy-efficient cars designed and fabricated by student teams will be road-tested and judged by a panel of technical experts.
Shell Pandacan, SBSC, SPEX MOGP win SOPI’s Industrial Safety Award
(Makati City, 19 December 2012) – Three facilities of Shell companies in the Philippines bagged the Industrial Safety Award for their outstanding safety records during the 45th National Industrial Safety Convention held recently at the Subic Bay Freeport Zone. Recipients of the award are Shell Business Service Centre (SBSC) Manila for over 15.7 million man-hours safety; Shell Pandacan Terminal for 6.1 million man-hours of safety; and the Malampaya Onshore Gas Plant (MOGP) in Batangas for 1.1 million man-hours of safety.
Shell Helps Create Opportunities for Unlad sa Pasada scholars
(Makati City, 19 December 2012) – Twenty scholars from the National Capital Region (NCR) and Cavite comprising the pilot batch of Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation’s (Shell) Unlad sa Pasada Scholarship Program recently completed and passed their training in Welding, Automotive Mechanic, Consumer Electronics, Food and Beverage Servicing, Bookkeeping, Basic Computer and Mobile Phone Repair courses.
Shell engage youth on sustainable development
By 2050, two billion people are projected to add to the planet’s population. While people are shaking off energy poverty by buying their first car, refrigerator, or gadgets - such change in lifestyle, rapid urbanization, increasing population, and energy demand, will put stresses in the essentials of life – water, food, and energy, that can be aggravated by climate change.
FPI awards Shell as Most Outstanding Corporation in Health and Safety
[Makati City, November 26, 2012] - Shell companies in the Philippines (SciP) received the Most Outstanding Corporation Award in the practice of Health and Safety, given by the Federation of the Philippine Industries, Inc. (FPI) during its 2nd Philippine Manufacturers and Producers Summit held at the Hotel InterContinental Manila on November 22, 2012.
Shell Marine Products – University of Cebu Ink Technical Cooperation Agreement
(Cebu City – 06 December 2012) – Shell Marine Products Singapore (SMP) and the University of Cebu Maritime School today signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoU) for the sharing of technical expertise and training facilities in an effort to strengthen the skills of maritime students and lecturers.
Excellence turns 50 at Tabangao
2012 marks five decades of hard work, team spirit and excellence of the Tabangao Refinery in the Philippines - one of Shell's most awarded.
Mangyan youth welds his dream in a foreign land
Twenty-four year old Jonard Antonio's dream of working abroad came true this year when he was hired as a welder in Saudi Arabia a few months after he finished a vocational course at Bulalacao Technical Vocational College (BTVC) in Oriental Mindoro.
Shell urges students: ‘Take on the energy challenge with imagination’
(Makati City, 22 November 2012) – High school and college science students learned about the vital role that technology and innovation plays in advancing solutions to face the energy challenge in Smarter Mobility talks given by Shell Malaysia Senior Fuels Scientist Colin Chin and Shell Eco-Marathon alumnus Jericho Rivera held at the University of Asia and the Pacific in Pasig City.
High school students’ science projects potential energy-saver for holidays
(Makati City, 22 November 2012) – With feasts highlighting Christmas celebration, energy-saving cooking techniques come in handy when preparing food to make LPG tanks last longer or avoid incurring high electricity costs from overworked electric stoves.
Shell Advance Customers Unlock More Ducati Premium Items
1,500 Shell Advance riders from across the Philippines will soon receive premium Ducati items such as model Ducati bikes, jackets, t-shirts and caps, as Shell Advance announces today more winners of the Unlock A Ducati promo.
A diver’s mission for Verde Island
Leaving behind the old form of fishing he had been accustomed to all his life, Malampaya Foundation Inc.’s divers training alumni Francisco Balid embraces his duty of promoting the preservation of Verde Island’s marine life.
PSFI@30: A legacy of best practices in corporate social responsibility
Pilipinas Shell Foundation Inc. (PSFI) has 30 years experience in managing social development programs of national and local scales ranging from leadership enhancement and attitude development; technical, vocational and agricultural skills development, training and employment; healthcare and services, sanitation, and safety; livelihood and entrepreneurship development; to environmental stewardship.
Pilipinas Shell Foundation celebrates 30 milestone years
Over 6 million in 3 decades.
Shell to hold off fuel price increases for one week in selected areas
(Makati City) – Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation today announces it WILL NOT increase the price of its fuel products in areas affected by the monsoons rains and heavy flooding next week.
Keeping the road safe for hundreds of thousands of Manila commuters
Shell and its social arm – the Pilipinas Shell Foundation, Inc. are working with a number of stakeholders in educating drivers to reduce road mishaps and promote a safety culture in communities where the company operates.
Philippine Teams win Off-Track Awards in Shell Eco-marathon Asia 2012
Two Shell Eco-marathon Philippine teams won Off-Track awards in the recently concluded Shell Eco-marathon Asia 2012 held in Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia.
Shell grants 100 M for PhilDev’s SuperFund Scholarship for Science & Engineering
In its aim to support future Filipino scientists and engineers, Shell pledged a total of Php100 M for PhilDev's SuperFund Scholarschip for Science and Engineering'.
Shell meets energy demands through Smarter and Cleaner Energy
Shell companies in the Philippines Country Chairman Edgar Chua joined business leaders and decision makers from the energy, commercial and industrial sectors in the 3rd Philippine Energy Efficiency Forum (PEEF) 2012 held on July 10, 2012 in SMX Convention Center in Pasay City, Manila.
Driving innovation and energy efficiency at the Shell Eco-marathon Asia 2012
Shell Eco-marathon (SEM) Asia 2012 Philippine Teams with Shell staff and volunteers celebrate the highly successful event, which brought together 119 students teams from 8 countries across Asia and the Middle East. Participating teams focused on a simple challenge: How to squeeze the best performance – measured in litres per kilometer – from their innovative vehicles running on a variety of different fuel types.
Shell and partners mark Fire Prevention Month with Search for Outstanding Firefighters
In celebration of the 46th Fire Prevention Month, Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation (Shell), in partnership with the Safety Organization of the Philippines (SOPI), is launching a campaign recognizing the valor of Filipino firefighters. The search for the Outstanding Pilipino Firefighters (TOPF) is an annual programme aimed at acknowledging and appreciating the bravery and dedication of firefighters who risk their lives to protect people and property from fires.
Shell and BFP team up to promote fire safety
In line with the observance of the 46th Fire Prevention Month, Shell companies in the Philippines partnered with the Bureau of Fire Protection in its advocacy of promoting fire safety in the community. The partnership was marked by the signing of the BFP-Shell Fire Safety Initiative Memorandum of Agreement which jumpstarts the series of safety trainings, programs and fire drills to be conducted in Shell’s network of terminals, retail sites and corporate offices.
Shell Eco-marathon cars rev up at the 17th UP Diliman Motorshow
The 17th University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman Motorshow dubbed ‘Rev Up 2012’ organised by UP’s Gears and Pinions (UPGP) featured two winning Philippine entries in Shell Eco-marathon (SEM) Asia.