For 125 years, Shell has fuelled Malaysia’s progress as a trusted partner, contributing to the growth of the oil and gas industry through innovation. To kick off its 125th anniversary in Malaysia, Shell has unveiled Celebrating 125 Years, an art project involving famous artists including Datuk Lat, Cheeming Boey, Sabek, Yap Hanzhen, Amey Sheikh Ali, Caryn Koh,Thomas Powell, and Dmojo.
The 8 artists will develop 15 murals at selected Shell stations nationwide, with at least one mural located in each state. The art captures the artists’own interpretation of progress and the Malaysian pioneering spirit, with some illustrating familiar Malaysian scenes and landmarks, while others showcasing nature and Malaysian society.
“Shell has journeyed with Malaysiansfor 125 years, and together we have achievedmany firsts in the industry. As one of the country’s leading fuel retailers, we aim to continue driving the Malaysian pioneering spirit, which has been integral to the country’s success,” said Datuk Haji Azman Ismail, Managing Director Shell Malaysia Trading Sdn. Bhd. and Shell Timur Sdn. Bhd.
“Each mural reflects on society’s common values, which Shell also embraces as part of its DNA: diversity, unity, respect, and inclusiveness. We believe these values unite Malaysians across the country, and will propel the nation forward into the next 125 years. Our aim is for the murals to reach out to people, share these common values, and hopefully inspire and enrich their lives,” he continued.
You can find out where all 15 murals will be located at www.shell.com.my/125years.
Celebrating 125 Years is just one of many initiatives to commemorate Shell’s 125th anniversary this year. Last month, the company embarked on a 3-day charity drive, #Pump123 in conjunction with the Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebrations, whereby 1 sen (RM0.01) was donated for every 1 litre of fuel pumped at Shell stations nationwide during the period. The funds collected will be disbursed to disadvantaged children across the country via six charitable organisations, and we will announce the total collection in the near future. Shell will also be releasing a series of videos called #StationStories over the next two months, featuring some of its customers who share their personal stories and experiences.
On top of that, Shell will also be hosting a gala dinner on 10 August 2016 for its partners across the industry, followed by Heritage Trail, a nationwide treasure hunt in September 2016.