A press release to Egypt Oil&Gas stated that Shell Lubricants Egypt signed an agreement to supply industrial oils and related services to South Helwan Power Plant, which is managed by the consortium of Toyota Tsusho corporation (TTC) & Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS). The deal reaffirms the leading position of Shell Lubricants Egypt as the country’s largest supplier of superior industrial oils to national mega projects.

Furthermore, Shell Lubricants Egypt’s Managing Director, Saher Hesham said “Shell Lubricants Egypt has an excellent longstanding relationship with TTC and MHPS as one of the most prominent power generation companies in the local market and globally”.

“Shell Lubricants’ strategy focuses on providing the best in-class products and services to industrial sector. This deal reaffirms our leading position in serving this key sector by striving to offer the optimum level of protection and operational efficiency to generation turbines and other components of South Helwan Power Plant, executed by TTC&MHPS ” Hashem elaborated.

“South Helwan Power Plant is a part of a governmental plan to mend the power gap in Egypt,” said, TTC, Mr. Iwasaki,. “Similarly, we have an extended relation with Shell Lubricants Egypt, as we’ve previously selected the renowned company to support us in a similar project that consisted of four power stations located in different areas of Egypt. Toyota, Mitsubishi and Shell Lubricants Egypt share a mutual vision, aiming to offer the highest level of quality and efficiency at all costs.”

South Helwan power plant includes three super critical steam turbines that are currently being assembled by TTC and MHPS, which are sophisticated natural gas turbines with the possibility of working with diesel. The production capacity of each turbine is 650 MW and the total capacity of the plant is 1.95 GW, which represents 6% of the total capacity of the national electricity grid, which is about 30 GW.