New Shell $aver Card(SM) Available at Shell-Branded Stations Nationwide

Mon Jan 5, 2009 8:00am EST

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E-check payment option from Shell offers savvy consumers convenience and
savings

HOUSTON, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Shell Oil Products US launched the Shell
Saver Card today, becoming the first gasoline retailer to make an electronic
check payment method available to consumers nationally. This latest Shell
payment option provides consumers with a convenient way to pay for purchases
with a direct link to a checking account and savings on each gallon of fuel
pumped at Shell stations.
    The Shell Saver Card is a non-credit payment product issued to consumers
directly from Shell, has no application or annual fees and offers a
promotional savings of 5 cents per gallon on Shell gasoline or diesel
purchases until June 1, 2009 and 2 cents per gallon thereafter. Because the
card is linked to a checking account, it offers the added advantage of no
impact on consumer credit scores, especially important to consumers who wish
to avoid using credit. Consumers who apply for the Shell Saver Card must have
an active checking account in good standing to qualify.
    "We are pleased to be able to offer the Shell Saver Card to consumers at a
time when saving, budgeting and managing credit can be very key to personal
financial health during this challenging economic cycle," said Elizabeth
Hudson, US Consumer Cards, Shell Oil Products US. "This is a timely payment
solution and also continues our commitment to helping consumers lower the cost
of driving without sacrificing the quality of their fuel."
    The Shell Saver Card can be used at Shell-branded stations for any
purchases except lottery tickets. However, the discount applies only to
gasoline and diesel purchases. Consumers interested in obtaining a Shell Saver
Card may pick up an inactive card at a Shell-branded station to start the
online application process at http://www.shellsavercard.com.
    All Shell Saver Card transactions will be routed through the Shell network
and payment processor First Data using First Data's TeleCheck(R) check
verification services. The Shell family of payment options is designed to
provide a solution to all financial needs and includes the Shell Platinum
MasterCard, Shell Gasoline Card, Shell Gift Card and the Shell Refillable
Card.
    For more information about the Shell Saver Card and the Shell family of
cards, visit http://www.shellsavercard.com and http://www.shell.us/cards.
    Shell Oil Products US, a subsidiary of Shell Oil Company, is a leader in
the refining, transportation and marketing of fuels, and has a network of
approximately 6,100 branded gasoline stations in the Western United States.
Shell Oil Company is an affiliate of the Shell Group [(NYSE: RDS.A) and
(NYSE: RDS.B)]. For more information, please visit http://www.shell.com
    Motiva Enterprises LLC refines and markets branded products through
approximately 8,100 Shell-branded stations in the Eastern and Southern United
States. Shell Oil Company is a 50 percent owner of Motiva Enterprises LLC,
along with Saudi Refining, Inc.
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