MUSCAT: Shell Oman Marketing Company (SOM) announced the opening of new service
stations, bringing its total network size to 205 strategic sites across the Sultanate of Oman.
SOM has inaugurated phase one of its third integrated service station on Batinah Expressway in
Saham which is part of an earlier agreement signed with the Ministry of Housing and Urban
Planning, which stated to build four integrated service stations on the Batinah Expressway,
three of which have been successfully inaugurated on this pivotal highway as follows: Saham
Expressway service station in July, Twin Hoor service station in Suwaiq in June, and Liwa
Expressway Service station earlier in March, respectively. The remaining service station in
Suwaiq is scheduled to open within a few weeks.
In addition to these mega sites, another service station, Rusayl Industrial, has opened in Wilayat
Al Seeb to serve motorists arriving from the Muscat Expressway and Al-Mawaleh.
“Service stations serve motorists’ needs beyond simply refueling their vehicles – we believe in
the importance of providing our customers with a full integrated journey through an evolving
range of quality fuels, a welcoming and comfortable break, and a retail experience that offers
them convenience, quality, and choices of energy solutions and non-fuel retailing. The first
phase of these stations will provide a range of fuel products including our best performance and
efficiency fuel; Shell V-Power, that will enhance our customers’ cars performance and clean up
their engines, alongside Shell Mogas 95, Shell Mogas 91 and Shell Diesel. The Batinah
Expressway and Rusayl stations are positioned in strategic locations where we intend to cater
to the ever-evolving demands of our customers,” said Khalid al Awaisi, Mobility General
Manager at Shell Oman.
“The second phase of the new service stations on the Batinah Expressway will include a large
commercial building that will house our popular convenience store – Shell Select, Shell Café and
several other outlets and prayer spaces for both men and women. Prioritizing customer
convenience, the stations also have a dedicated lane for trucks and will also offer a wide range
of Shell car care services. Through an inclusive list of amenities, SOM seeks to establish these
service stations as a one-stop hub to provide motorists on the expressway with everything they
need to make their life’s journeys better,” Al Awaisi said.
The Shell service stations on Batinah Expressway will also feature sustainability and energy
efficiency solutions, including Shell Recharge service for Electric Vehicles as well as built-in
solar panels, high insulating properties along with water recycling systems. This step is aligned
with the company’s Powering Progress strategy and its commitment to supporting the nation to
achieve the goals outlined in Oman’s Vision 2040.
Source: Shell Oman