Shell Pakistan Limited (SPL) inaugurated its 2nd ‘Integrated Retail Outlet’ (IRO) in Karachi, located strategically on M9 Motorway that connects the largest port city to the rest of the country. The new retail site, ‘SPL Oasis’ brings in the destination concept of retailing in Pakistan, established on a motorway, offering a wide range of facilities to customers.
The first IRO Shell Askari Service Station in Karachi is located near Dalmia. Besides catering to the fuelling needs of inter-city travellers, through state-of-the-art fuelling operations, the retail outlet fulfils other on-the-go needs of consumers.
Travellers can take a comfort break from their journey at this destination, which offers a mosque and separate prayer areas for men and women, international standard and hygienically maintained restrooms for males, females, and differently abled individuals, along with a dedicated baby changing facility.
Travellers can conveniently eat a meal together; the ecosystem offers a range of options – KFC – with world-class Quick Service Restaurant and a Drive-Thru facility, a Shell Select Store selling high quality food and consumer products, and a ‘Greeno’ kiosk offering fresh juices and beverages. The facility also offers Oil Change, Tyre Care and Car Wash, where commuters can prepare their vehicles before getting on the road again.
To energise the growing number of electric vehicles in the metropolis, Shell Recharge, an electric vehicle charging facility has been set up at ‘SPL Oasis’ in collaboration with K-Electric, being the first publicly available charging service on the motorways in Sindh.
The retail outlet also houses 50KW Solar Energy System facilitated by K-Solar with the aim to initiate cleaner energy sources. Chief Executive & Managing Director of Shell Pakistan Limited, Waqar Siddiqui stated.