Shell PH, BCDA renew partnership on C5 Road station usage

Shell PH contract signing with BCDA

Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation (PSPC) and the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) have renewed their partnership that allows the energy company to again utilize property along Circumferential Road 5 (C5 Road) in Taguig City as a full-service mobility station.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • What is the renewed partnership between Pilipinas Shell and the Bases Conversion and Development Authority about?

    The contract between the two extends the oil firm's lease period for BCDA's property in C5 Road, Taguig City.
  • Where is the site located?

    It is at along C5 Road in LogCom, Aranai.
  • How long can Pilipinas Shell use the property?

    Pilipinas Shell is given another 20 years to use the land as a mobility station.
  • PSPC General Manager for Mobility Randolph Del Valle and BCDA Officer-in-Charge President and Chief Executive Officer Atty. Aristotle Batuhan spearheaded the contract signing that extends the PSPC lease of 7,497-square-meter land along C5 Road, LogCom, Aranai.

    “More than 20 years have passed since BCDA and Pilipinas Shell first entered into a public-private partnership for the lease of this property. We consider this as a successful partnership, allowing BCDA and the government to generate additional revenues for the Filipino people year after year,” Batuhan was quoted in a statement.

    “Achieving this again through the renewal contract is imperative. It will enable the government to beef up its coffers, no matter how modest, at a time when Filipinos are still reeling from the impact of COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the conflict in Ukraine,” he added.

    Shell PH contract signing with BCDA

    For its part, PSPC announced its commitment to invest P80 million to P100 million for the improvement and redevelopment of the existing mobility station on the site.

    “C5 is a very important thoroughfare that connects people from the north and south, and we want to make the journey better and hassle-free for everyone. Our mobility stations are strategically located to make sure that we cater to every community. This C5 location is ideal because we can serve the various surrounding communities not only with fuels, but with other relevant products and services,” Del Valle said.

    "Our investments are geared for the community. Shell aims to power progress of the Philippines, and in this case, we are powering progress for people from Metro Manila, Taguig, and around the country," he continued.

    The oil firm, under the proposed development plan, is eyeing to upgrade its mobility station “in line with its future site design, introducing offers to address the needs of motorists and communities, while also incorporating sustainability initiatives.”

    The station, once completed, will offer add-on facilities for motorists, including a Shell Select convenience store, Shell Car Wash, Shell Helix Oil Change facility, Shell Advance MotoCare Express, a lounge, parking spaces as well as space for co-locators, such as restaurants and cafes.

    Shell Helix Station

    Further, the site design includes solar panels to cut down its overall electrical consumption, a green wall to offset carbon emissions from vehicles, grasscrete, ecoslab, and furniture made with upcycled single-use plastic. Aside from that, the station will also allot space for electric vehicle (EV) charging known as Shell Recharge.

    Upon learning about the company’s sustainability efforts, BCDA Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Aileen Zosa invited PSPC to explore other opportunities for partnership in New Clark City, BCDA’s inclusive, sustainable and smart city development in Capas, Tarlac.

    “I’m happy to know that Shell is giving back to the environment. Your progressive thinking, your sustainable principles — which I’m sure you advocate and adhere to — are really the right fit for New Clark City,” Zosa said.

    Del Valle welcomed Zosa’s remarks, adding that Shell already has a wealth of experience working with various smart cities in other parts of the globe.

    “With the expertise of BCDA from a location and development perspective, and the expertise of Shell in terms of supporting mobility, we can co-create and co-develop future-proof locations in New Clark City,” he said.

    Photos from Pilipinas Shell

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