Major General Saeed Al Qahtani Honors APSCO (Mr. Khalid Al Tayeb - Director of Lubes and Specialities) for their active participation in the success of the 2nd Meeting of TQM in Public Security.


Jeddah - Following a successful relationship for many years, the renewal contract for the strategic partnership between SAMACO, the sole dealer of Porsche cars in Saudi Arabia, and the Arabian Petroleum Supply Company Ltd., (APSCO), dealer and producer of Mobil 1 lubricants, has been signed at a special event held for this purpose with the presence of officials from both parties including Mr. Hauke Braack, the Global Porsche Account Manager at ExxonMobil, who has been in this position for more than 10 years and travelled from abroad specially to attend this event.

Under this partnership agreement APSCO, based on its global experience and long lasting global and strategic relationship with "Porsche AG", will supply various types of Mobil 1 lubricants to Porsche service and maintenance centers kingdom wide, as Mobil 1 synthetic lubricants enjoy high quality and specifications that fit with the advanced high technical specifications of Porsche cars.

On this occasion, Mr. Khalid Al-Tayeb, General Manager of Lubs and Specialties, said that the renewal of the partnership between Mobil 1 and Porsche Saudi Arabia comes as a complement of the strong relationship between the two companies on a global level, and added: “We, at APSCO and Mobil 1, are pleased with this agreement and fully committed to supply our partners, as well as to many international carmakers, with highest quality of lubricants.

Meanwhile, Mr. Sherein Nassef General Manager of Porsche at SAMACO, the sole dealer of Porsche cars in Saudi Arabia, expressed the pleasure of the company for the renewal of this agreement which associate them with Mobil 1, the world’s most famous company in the area of producing of lubricants, and said that such partnerships eventually aim at providing best services to our clients.

In his speech at the event, Mr. Hauke Braack assured the significance of the relationship between Mobil 1 and Porsche world wide, and said: "Since 1996 Porsche had put its confidence in Mobil 1 lubricants, and it had become the first oil to be used in new Porsche engines. Over the last 16 years, more than one million Porsche cars left the plant with its engines filled with Mobil 1 oil. "

He added:” ExxonMobil and Porsche constantly test new Mobil 1 formulations and products in new Porsche engines not only to ensure best possible compatibility but to always push to boundaries of performance. We, as well, heavily involved in motorsport, and work hard to translate technical challenges faced on the track, under the toughest possible driving conditions, into solutions for the road. This success is facilitated by a close motorsport technology cooperation which is delivering tailor-made engine and other types of oil solutions to improve reliability and efficiency, thus speed.

The press conference followed by signing of the agreement for the renewal of their strategic partnership