The latest development takes Shell’s total operational fuel stations in India to 83, of which 30 are in Karnataka. With the opening of the Uttarahalli fuel station, Shell now has 28 fuel stations in Bengaluru. Shell is currently present across the six key states of Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh & Assam and prides itself in offering international quality fuels, exact quantity and friendly customer service at each of its outlets.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Ravi Sundararajan, General Manager, Shell Retail India said, “The regulatory environment is getting increasingly conducive for fuel retail business in India. With the diesel price deregulation last year, our fuels are now available at market price across all outlets. We are delighted to launch our services at Uttarahalli and strengthen our footprint in Karnataka in line with our growth strategy for India.”
“We are confident that locals from the area along with transient public and long distance travellers will take full advantage of our retail offerings,” he added.
The Shell outlet is strategically located at Uttarahalli Main Road – one of the major roads originating from the garden city and with connectivity to Mysore Road, Kanakpura Road and NICE road. The vicinity also includes the Banashankari and Rajarajeshwari residential areas, and educational institutes like Rajarajeshwari Medical College, and JSS Tech Institute.
Shell V-Power, Shell’s performance petrol offering is available at the newly opened Uttarahalli outlet. This site will also offer main-grade petrol and diesel at market prices. The fuel station is equipped with a convenience store and a Lube bay for two wheelers. In addition, the outlet will also offer free services like under-bonnet check and windshield cleaning.
In line with Shell’s tradition of providing employment opportunities to benefit local communities, most of the employees at the Uttarahalli fuel station will also be hired locally. The company also promotes diversity at the work place by creating favourable conditions for women and differently-abled persons, to work at the outlets.