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As the #1 global lubricants supplier for the fifth consecutive year,* no matter how big or small our customers’ challenges are, we meet them head on. Whether it’s lubricating space satellite components, the Airbus A380 or working with Ferrari, the knowledge we gain through our technical collaborations helps us to create products and lubrication solutions that benefit all our customers.

Energy efficiency, emissions legislation and the need to control operating costs are some of the challenges faced by our customers. We believe that by sharing knowledge and working with customers, industry organisations and universities, we can together find better solutions.

* Source: Kline & Company, Competitive Intelligence for the Global Lubricants Industry, 2008–2018

World-class technology working for you

Technology innovation

Hiring top scientists and significant investment in world-class research and testing facilities helps us to create some of the most advanced products available, helping solve your current and future challenges.

Technology application

Delivering product innovation is not enough. Our world-renowned industry experts work internationally to provide you with frontline technical support and solutions, designed to increase your productivity and profits, resulting in millions of dollars in savings across industries.

Technology partnerships

Ongoing technical collaborations with leading equipment manufacturers and customers, industry organisations and universities, allows us to test our products in some of the world’s most challenging conditions, gaining expertise in lubricant technology that we apply to benefit you. Our collaborations range across industries, including Daimler, Ferrari, Rio Tinto and Bosch.

Technology leadership video

Shell scientists and engineers are constantly innovating and looking at solutions to add value to customers. See our video.