His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister's Office, in his capacity as Chairman of the Brunei Shell Marketing Company Sendirian Berhad, BSM, Board of Directors yesterday MORNING launched the Shell V-Power Fuels. The ceremony was held at the Indera Samudera Hall, The Empire Brunei in Jerudong.
Upon arrival, His Royal Highness was greeted by Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr. Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew bin Abdullah, Minister at the Prime Minister's Office and Second Minister of Finance and Economy; Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr. Awang Haji Mat Suny bin Haji Mohd Hussein, Minister of Energy; and Awang Muhammad Norshafiee bin Dato Paduka Haji Abdul Jalil, Managing Director of BSM; as well as members of the BSM Board of Directors.
The ceremony commenced with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah and Doa Selamat led by Yang Dimuliakan Pehin Orang Kaya Paduka Setia Raja Dato Paduka Seri Setia Haji Awang Suhaili bin Haji Mohiddin.
In his welcoming address, the Managing Director of BSM highlighted that the premium fuel is a result of extensive research and development between Shell and Ferrari and has been tested extensively over 3 million kilometres in varying road conditions in over 250 different cars.
His Royal Highness then unveiled the Shell V-Power Gasoline and Shell V-Power Diesel.
The introduction of the Shell V-Power Fuels is to ensure that BSM continues to deliver quality fuels inline with advancements in the global automotive industry.
In his briefing, Colin Chin, one of Shell's Fuel Scientists, touched on the benefits of Shell V-Power and how it allows car engines to perform at its peak. He said the 2 Shell V-Power fuels will meet the demands and requirements of current modern engines with the additional benefits of Shell V-Power's latest technology.
His Royal Highness then viewed the exhibition which included a showcase of BSM's 60 year journey. The company plays a significant role in daily life as the sole supplier of fuel in the country.
Shell V-Power Gasoline will be available at 14 retail stations and Shell V-Power Diesel will be available at 7 retail stations as of this Sunday.
To date, BSM has 37 filling stations to fulfil customers' requirements. Also present was Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Abdul Mutalib bin Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Setia Dato Paduka Haji Mohammad Yusof, Minister of Transport and Infocommunications.
Source: Radio Television Brunei