2011 Media Releases
Press releases from 2011.
Jan 04, 2012
Royal Dutch Shell plc said today that it is donating US$1 million, in response to the catastrophic typhoon Sendong (international name typhoon Washi). The deadliest cyclone to hit the Philippines in the last 12 years, typhoon Sendong left over a thousand people dead in the provinces of northern Mindanao and billions worth of infrastructure and agriculture in ravages.
Dec 23, 2011
Through Shell Corporate Assistance for Relief and Emergency Services, (Shell C.A.R.E.S.), Shell companies in the Philippines’ disaster assistance program, the company launched a corporate-wide donation drive to assist families in Cagayan de Oro and Iligan affected by Typhoon Sendong.
Nov 29, 2011
Shell companies in the Philippines (Shell) was hailed as the Most Outstanding Corporation in the Practice of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) by the Federation of Philippine Industries (FPI) in its 2011 Recognition Awards for Outstanding Practices and Initiatives in Sustainable Development.
Oct 25, 2011
Shell companies in the Philippines (Shell) partnered with the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) in holding the 10th Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility (AFCSR) last October 18-19, 2011 at the EDSA Shangri-La Hotel in Mandaluyong City.
Oct 24, 2011
Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation (Shell) has contributed its paving systems technology for the construction of Gawad Kalinga (GK)’s Enchanted Farm in Angat, Bulacan. Access to the farm is now made easier, thanks to Shell’s Instapave technology, an all-weather paving system ideal for rural roads. Shell Instapave smoothened a kilometre of rough road inside the farm, providing easier access to Gawad Kalinga’s livelihood programs that help improve the quality of life in local communities.
Sep 06, 2011
Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation (Shell) has announced that it will look into increasing the frequency of implementing price adjustments, i.e., to at least twice a week, in order to timely reflect changes in the international oil markets and foreign exchange, thus promoting greater pricing transparency.
Aug 22, 2011
In various media reports today, Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation (Shell) was reported to have defrauded the government by non-payment of excise taxes for import shipments of alkylate. We wish to clarify the following:
Aug 08, 2011
Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation (Shell), in partnership with the Safety Organization of the Philippines (SOPI), awarded six officers of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) for their exemplary performance and selfless public service and hailed them as the Outstanding Filipino Firefighters of 2010.
Jul 25, 2011
Call for Entries for the 2011 Shell National Students Art Competition
Jul 12, 2011
In the recently concluded Shell Eco-marathon Asia 2011 in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, Philippine teams from the University of the Philippines (UP) and Mapua Institute of Technology won both On-Track and Off-Track Awards as they competed with the region’s brightest students in the global quest to design and build a vehicle that can travel the farthest distance using the least amount of energy.
Jul 01, 2011
With operations spanning 90 countries across the globe and an aim to deliver society’s growing energy needs in economically, environmentally and socially responsible ways, Shell puts a premium on promoting excellent performance among all its employees and business partners. The global energy and petrochemical company recognizes that people are the key to delivering business growth and unparalleled customer satisfaction and, as such, never fails to honour those who have demonstrated determination and discipline to deliver value to customers while driving targeted growth.
Jun 29, 2011
Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation (Shell) has contributed its paving systems technology for the construction of the Gawad Kalinga (GK) Enchanted Farm in Angat, Bulacan. The 1.1 kilometre rough road of the farm is now being paved using Shell’s Instapave technology, an all-weather paving system ideal for rural roads.
Jun 23, 2011
Shell Advance, the leading motorcycle lubricant brand and Ducati’s technical partner, has today launched their new global promotion to find the world’s ultimate Riding Wonder. ‘The Seven Riding Wonders of The World’ promotion is asking motorcycle enthusiasts from all corners of the globe to vote for their favourite road, track or riding experience.
Jun 15, 2011
President Benigno S. Aquino III (P-Noy) welcomed the members of Shell Eco-marathon (SEM) Asia Team Philippines 2011 on June 7, 2011 in Malacañang. Receiving the blessing of the President serves as an inspiration for the members of Team Philippines to bring pride and honour to the country as they prepare for the fast approaching SEM competition to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s Sepang International Racing Circuit on July 6-9, 2011.
Jun 15, 2011
Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation won two awards in the recently concluded Tambuli Awards of The University of Asia and the Pacific which valued both business results and socially relevant marketing communications. The Shell Eco-marathon Asia and Making Every Drop Count: The Search for the Philippines' Smartest Drivers campaigns were given bronze awards in the Best PR-Initiated campaigns. Both campaigns aimed to promote the smarter and more efficient use of fuel, as a response to the world’s growing energy challenges.
Jun 14, 2011
Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation (Shell) joins hands with the Quezon City government, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), Quezon City 2nd District Congressman Winnie Castelo and AKO-Bicol partylist in transforming Commonwealth Avenue from an area prone to road accidents into the safest highway in Quezon City.
Jun 06, 2011
Answering the call to action to make roads safer for everyone, Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation (Pilipinas Shell) joins the United Nations Decade of Action Road Safety 2011-2020, a global effort aimed at reducing road injuries and deaths.
Shell’s newly improved Gadus grease range is designed to perform even in the hottest, coldest and most extreme conditions
May 13, 2011
Shell Lubricants has launched a new and improved range of Shell Gadus greases. The range is designed to meet the challenges of the biggest, fastest and largest equipment in operation today, in some of the coldest, hottest and most extreme conditions.
May 09, 2011
New system makes selecting the right product simpler than ever.
May 05, 2011
Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation (Shell) takes part in Ride for Light 2011, organized by the Solar Foundation Network comprised of Stiftung Solarenergie, Sun Transfer, and Hybrid Social Solutions. The initiative aims to bring light to isolated villages through solar energy, by powering 3.5 million homes across the Philippines.
May 03, 2011
Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation (Shell) showed full support for the government’s “Pantawid Pasada” program at today’s launch in Camp Crame. Around 200 Shell stations nationwide are being readied to accept the government issued Pantawid Pasada cards, which jeepney drivers may use in purchasing fuels.
Apr 28, 2011
The Shell companies in the Philippines (Shell) contribute to provide disaster relief assistance in response to the catastrophic earthquake and subsequent tsunamis in the Northeastern part of Japan.
Apr 28, 2011
Pilipinas Shell Foundation, Inc.(PSFI)’s Movement Against Malaria (MAM) program entry, titled “Show Me What You’ve Got” bagged the best photo award for the Delivering Equitable Healthcare Category at the 3rd Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Photo Competition organized by the American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (AmCham).
Apr 04, 2011
At exactly 8:30 pm on March 26, Shell companies in the Philippines (Shell) joined 1,554 Philippine cities and towns during Earth Hour 2011, breaking previous record and uniting with the world in switching off lights for an hour for the planet.
Apr 01, 2011
Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation (Shell) receives a Special Award from the Bureau of Fire Protection for its noteworthy contributions to the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) towards the overall attainment of BFP’s mission and objectives of ensuring a fire-safe community. BFP likewise recognized Shell’s invaluable assistance in the government’s firefighting efforts which have enhanced the competence of the organization in achieving its aim of protecting the interest and well-being of the public against the detrimental effects of fire.
Mar 08, 2011
Dahil sa patuloy na pagtaas ng presyo ng krudo at iba pang produktong petrolyo sa mga araw na ito , may mga ilang pumupuna kung bakit ibenebenta ng mga kumpanya ng langis ang kanilang produktong petrolyo sa mataas na presyo sa kasalukuyan samantalang may imbentaryo pa silang natitira na nabili nila sa mas murang halaga. Ang tanong ng ilan: hindi ba dapat na ubusin muna ng mga kumpanya ng langis ang kanilang mas murang produktong naiwan sa kanilang imbentaryo nang di mapagsamantalahan ang publiko?
Mar 04, 2011
Hardships in life and a lack of financial means often make it difficult for some people to finish their education and secure a good future. Sometimes, however, money isn’t the only thing needed in order to succeed -- all it takes is an opportunity to learn, and the prospects of earning would follow.
Mar 04, 2011
In today’s environment of increasing prices of crude and petroleum products, a common question being raised is ‘why are local selling prices reflecting current high prices when oil companies have inventories bought some time ago when prices were lower? Shouldn’t they first exhaust their old stocks following first in first out accounting and not have windfall gains at the expense of the public?’
Mar 03, 2011
In celebration of Fire Prevention Month this month of March, Shell companies in the Philippines (Shell) joins hands with the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in protecting people and property against destructive fires through the signing of the “BFP-Shell Fire Prevention Initiative”. Through this partnership, Shell and BFP will conduct trainings and fire drills in Shell’s network of terminals, retail sites and corporate offices. Shell shares the importance of promoting fire safety with the Bureau of Fire Protection, and ensures that it operates safely and responsibly.
Mar 02, 2011
Underscoring its commitment on the importance of promoting and maintaining road safety, Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation has partnered with the government, non-government and private organizations to raise road safety awareness and inculcate young children with proper road etiquette and behavior through the use of flash cards.
Mar 01, 2011
Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation (PSPC) announced today that it is currently reviewing and updating its business continuity plan, in view of the increasingly volatile geo-political situation in the Middle East, particularly in Libya, Africa’s most oil rich nation.
Mar 01, 2011
As part of the celebration of the National Energy Consciousness Month spearheaded by the Department of Energy (DOE), the industry’s stakeholders simultaneously launched the second year of the Energy Essay Writing Contest which targets college or university students as participants.
Feb 16, 2011
Beginning 15th of February, Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation (“Shell”) welcomes back its millions of customers in more than 500 stations across Luzon offering its full range of fuel products: Shell Premium Unleaded, Shell Unleaded, Shell Diesoline Ultra, and its premium fuels Shell V-Power and V-Power Diesel.
Feb 14, 2011
From February 12 to 19, Shell joins extreme sailors from the Philippines and around the world as they take on the challenge of sailing from Sariaya Beach, Lucena City, all the way to Boracay Island, passing through a multitude of Philippine islands on their Hobie 16s, a lightweight, twin-hulled sailboat, in the 2011 Philippine Hobie Challenge.
Feb 14, 2011
Twenty pesos can mean a cup of hot coffee to wake a driver up in the late hours of the night or a bag of chips to satiate the hunger pang of a yuppie stuck in traffic. If accumulated, a working mom can buy chocolate bars for her son waiting at home while a car enthusiast can buy a litre of oil for his treasured car.