The Shell V-Power® "Fuel My Passion" Sweepstakes Rewards Vehicle Enthusiasts With a Chance to Win Free Fuel!

HOUSTON, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Are you one of those people who suffers from vehicle separation anxiety, maintains the inside of your car so that it always looks new, or valets your own vehicle because of the fear of someone else behind the wheel of your prized possession? From vehicle enthusiasts to those who just take pride in their ride, Shell created a special online destination for every vehicle owner to brag about what they drive.  Consumers can now participate in the third annual Shell V-Power® "Fuel My Passion" Sweepstakes for a chance to win great prizes including Shell V-Power® premium gasoline for five years!

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Participating in the sweepstakes is simple – from now until June 22, drivers who are passionate about what they drive or just take pride in their ride can upload a photo at www.shell.us/fuelmypassion showing the "Power of the V" sign alongside their favorite ride. Only one entry per person is accepted, giving consumers a chance to win one of the following prizes:

  • Grand Prize: One fan favorite winner will be decided by public vote and will win Shell V-Power® premium gasoline for five years.
  • Secondary Prizes: Five lucky winners will be randomly drawn to win Shell V-Power® premium gasoline for a year.
  • Daily Prizes: Every day during the sweepstakes period, one daily prize winner will be randomly selected to receive a $50 Shell V-Power® Gift Card – so the earlier a consumer enters, the more chances they have to win.  

The Grand Prize winner will be decided by public vote, so entrants are encouraged to share their sweepstakes entry with friends to obtain additional votes.

This sweepstakes is "fueled" by Shell V-Power®, America's best-selling premium gasoline. Shell V-Power® premium gasoline contains the highest concentration of the Shell Nitrogen Enriched Cleaning System, designed to provide maximum protection for optimum performance. With five times the amount of cleaning agents required by federal government standards, Shell V-Power® actively shields and protects critical engine parts and cleans engine gunk even faster than regular Shell Nitrogen Enriched Gasolines.

For more details on the "Fuel My Passion" sweepstakes, visit: www.shell.us/fuelmypassion.  For more information on Shell V-Power®, visit: www.shellvpower.com

No Purchase Necessary.  Entry ends 11:59:59 PM PT on 6/22/11.  Must be a US legal resident, 18 and older.  Void in Puerto Rico, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia and where prohibited.  For Official Rules, go to www.shell.us/fuelmypassion.  Sponsor:  Shell Oil Products U.S., 910 Louisiana, Houston, Texas 77002.

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)]. Shell Oil Company is a 50 percent owner of Motiva Enterprises LLC, along with Saudi Refining, Inc. Motiva Enterprises LLC refines and markets branded products through approximately 8,200 Shell-branded stations in the Eastern and Southern United States.

Royal Dutch Shell plc is incorporated in England and Wales, has its headquarters in The Hague and is listed on the London, Amsterdam, and New York stock exchanges. Shell companies have operations in more than 100 countries with businesses including oil and gas exploration and production; production and marketing of Liquefied Natural Gas and Gas to Liquids; manufacturing, marketing and shipping of oil products and chemicals and renewable energy projects including wind and solar power. For further information, visit www.shell.com

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SOURCE Shell Oil Products US



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