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Jiffy Lube(R) Celebrates $1.35 Million Contribution to American Heart Association Through Maintenance Partners for Life Campaign
Date:3/31/2009

Nation's Leading Fast-Lube Exceeds 2008 Donation to Go Red For Women(R) movement to Fight Heart Disease

HOUSTON, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Jiffy Lube announces it will donate $1,352,039 to the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women movement, raised through the Jiffy Lube Maintenance Partners for Life campaign. In its second year, the campaign raised funds through customer donations at participating Jiffy Lube service centers across the U.S. Funds raised during the six-week campaign this year exceeded the total amount raised in 2008, and in a shorter period of time. In 2008, the campaign raised more than $1 million for the cause over a two-month period.

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"We owe the success of the campaign to our customers, who demonstrated tremendous generosity and support despite these tough economic times, and our dedicated employees who got behind the campaign once again this year," said John Sanfacon, head of Marketing and Innovations at Jiffy Lube International. "Though we were just shy of our $1.5 million fundraising goal, we're proud that Jiffy Lube can contribute so significantly in the fight against heart disease. We look forward to continuing our support through Maintenance Partners for Life in 2010."

More than 1,700 Jiffy Lube service centers participated in the Jiffy Lube Maintenance Partners for Life campaign, which raised awareness and funds for heart disease prevention. In return for a $3 donation, customers received a Maintenance Partners for Life savings book with more than $100 in savings from Jiffy Lube, Perfumania and Yankee Candle, and heart-healthy recipes and lifestyle tips. Funds will be donated to local American Heart Association chapters in the communities in which they are raised.

"We are ecstatic that Jiffy Lube is making such a large contribution once again, surpassing the impressive $1 million the Maintenance Partners for Life campaign raised last year," said Lyn Hughes, vice president of national corporate relations for the American Heart Association. "Major contributions such as this one are very important to funding our mission since the economy can impact how much people donate to charities. In addition, this partnership has been hugely successful in speaking to consumers about how simple choices can make a difference in maintaining the health of your heart and your vehicle."

Honoring Passion: Maintenance Partners for Life Special Recognition Award

To acknowledge extraordinary dedication to the campaign, Jiffy Lube International created a special award recognizing the Jiffy Lube service center with the most outstanding performance in activating the campaign. This year's winner is store #1270 in Arroyo Grande, CA, owned by Jiffy Lube franchise Pcjl, Inc. Employees raised more than $17,000 and 278.86 percent of vehicles serviced during the six-week campaign made a donation. To recognize this achievement, Jiffy Lube International (JLI) President Rick Altizer will present the service center with an award and make a $1,000 donation to the American Heart Association chapter in their community. The award honors Lisa Carlson, who served as the Global Marketing Director of JLI for five years, and was instrumental in the development of the Maintenance Partners for Life campaign, before passing away last year.

Jiffy Lube Maintenance Partners for Life leverages the strong parallels between properly maintaining both heart health and vehicle health, and educates people on smart preventive maintenance of their bodies and vehicles. Maintaining a healthy heart and healthy vehicle is a matter of choice; the right choices can turn into life-saving actions. For more information on Maintenance Partners for Life, visit www.JiffyLubeGoesRed.com, and for more information on heart health, visit www.GoRedForWomen.org.

Visit the Jiffy Lube locations website to find your local service center, including the address, map, phone number, hours of operation, and automotive services offered. Visit JiffyLube.com to find Jiffy Lube franchise opportunities, career and job information, community involvement programs, and the latest Jiffy Lube news articles. To receive a coupon for $5 off your next Jiffy Lube Signature Service(R) Oil Change purchase, please visit http://oilchangecoupons.jiffylube.com

About Go Red For Women

Go Red For Women is the American Heart Association's solution to save women's lives. With one out of three women still dying from heart disease, we are committed to fighting this No. 1 killer that is largely preventable. GoRedForWomen.org, a premiere source of information and education, connects millions of women of all ages and gives them tangible resources to turn personal choices into life-saving actions. We encourage women and the men who love them to embrace the cause. For more information please visit GoRedForWomen.org or call 1-888-MY-HEART (1-888-694-3278). The movement is nationally sponsored by Macy's and Merck & Co., Inc.

About Jiffy Lube(R)

Jiffy Lube International Inc. ("Jiffy Lube"), with more than 2,000 franchised service centers in North America, serves approximately 27.5 million customers each year. Jiffy Lube pioneered the fast oil change industry in 1979 by establishing the first drive-through service bay, providing customers with fast, professional service for their vehicles. Headquartered in Houston, Jiffy Lube is a wholly owned, indirect subsidiary of Shell Oil Company. Visit http://www.JiffyLube.com to learn more about Jiffy Lube and vehicle care.

Disclaimer statement

This announcement contains forward-looking statements, that are subject to risk factors associated with the oil, gas, power, chemicals and renewables business. It is believed that the expectations reflected in these statements are reasonable, but may be affected by a variety of variables which could cause actual results, trends or reserves replacement to differ materially, including, but not limited to: price fluctuations, actual demand, currency fluctuations, drilling and production results, reserve estimates, loss of market, industry competition, environmental risks, physical risks, risks associated with the identification of suitable potential acquisition properties and targets and the successful negotiation and consummation of transactions, the risk of doing business in developing countries, legislative, fiscal and regulatory developments including potential litigation and regulatory effects arising from recategorisation of reserves, economic and financial market conditions in various countries and regions, political risks, project delay or advancement, approvals and cost estimates.

Please refer to the Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2007 (as amended) for a description of certain important factors, risks and uncertainties that may affect the Shell Group's businesses. Neither Royal Dutch Shell plc nor any member of the Shell Group undertakes any obligation to publicly update or revise any of these forward-looking statements, whether to reflect new information, future events or other information.

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