Shell opens first petrol station in major Mexican expansion plan

Today Shell opened its first service station in Tlalnepantla, Mexico to supply Mexicans with high-quality Shell fuels and retail services. Following a 2013 constitutional energy overhaul that ended Pemex’ decades-long monopoly, private companies can now brand gas stations and sell non-Pemex brand gasoline and diesel, as well as import fuels. Over the next 10 years, on the basis market condition keep developing at their current rates, Shell hopes to invest around $1 billion in Mexico. István Kapitány, Shell Executive Vice President of Retail says: “This is a major milestone for Shell and shows our ongoing commitment to Mexico. As the fifth-biggest consumer of gasoline in the world, it is an important and growing market.”

New Shell petrol station