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Shell's opens giant production plant - third largest in the world

Shell's new Singapore plant is the third-largest in the world.

The 10-hectare integrated lubricants and grease production facility in Tuas is the company's largest lubricants plant in Asia-Pacific and the third-largest in the world.

Shell Singapore plant

Shell's 10-hectare lubes plant Image: Shell

The plant has capacity to produce up to 430 million litres of lubricants and grease every year - enough to change the engine oil of more than 12,000 cars, every hour, every day.

The plant will also be a manufacturing hub for products that will be shipped to more than 40 countries, mainly in the Asia-Pacific region.

Singapore's Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry) S Iswaran said:“It is also a recognition of the growth opportunities that can be seized from Singapore,” and stressed that the country is well-positioned to benefit from strong demand growth for lubricants.

Tags: Asia, Lubes tech, Shell

Published 14th November, 2017

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