23 August 2013 17:20 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--Shell is converting and expanding its laboratories in Hamburg, Germany, into a global research centre, it said on Friday.
Following completion of the project in early 2014, the "Shell Technology Centre Hamburg" will be a global research and expertise centre for fuels, lubricants, shipping and energy, and it will be a testing facility for vehicle engines and transmission systems, the company said.
Shell expects to create an additional 60 jobs at Hamburg, bringing its total headcount at the site to almost 300 people, it said. Financial details were not disclosed.
Shell is converting its Hamburg refinery site into a fuel terminal. Subject to approval by European competition authorities, Sweden’s Nynas will take over the site’s base oil production, according to information on Shell’s website.
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