Shell Oman Marketing (SOM) has announced the opening of new service stations, bringing its total network size to 205 sites across 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 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.
Another service station, Rusayl Industrial, has opened in 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 fully 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," a statement said.
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." 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.