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Shell Names Emerson a Global Strategic Supplier for Critical Process Automation Technologies

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Multi-year agreement extends relationship between the two companies</i> </p>

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Shell Names Emerson a Global Strategic Supplier for Critical Process Automation Technologies10:00 EDT Wednesday, August 10, 2011 AUSTIN, Texas (Business Wire) -- Emerson Process Management, a global business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR), has signed a five-year Enterprise Framework Agreement with Shell to serve as a global strategic supplier for field instruments and on/off valve actuators, important technologies used in automating refineries and plants. The new agreement builds on an existing relationship where Emerson serves as a Main Automation Contractor for Shell capital projects. Under the new Enterprise Framework Agreement, Emerson will be Shell's sole-source supplier of on/off valve actuators – including its Bettis™ and EIM product lines – and provide support for actuators in Shell facilities worldwide. Emerson will also be a global strategic supplier of field instruments that provide pressure, temperature and flow information to help Shell run its production and processing operations safely and efficiently. Emerson field-instrument brands include Rosemount® and Micro Motion®. “We welcome this opportunity to strengthen our relationship with Shell,” said Steve Sonnenberg, president of Emerson Process Management. “We look forward to applying both our Main Automation Contractor capabilities and this broader range of products to bring Shell even more of the benefits of our integrated PlantWeb™ automation technology.” About Emerson Process Management Emerson Process Management (, an Emerson business, is a leader in helping businesses automate their production, processing, and distribution in the chemical, oil and gas, refining, pulp and paper, power, water and wastewater treatment, mining and metals, food and beverage, life sciences, and other industries. The company combines superior products and technology with industry-specific engineering, consulting, project management, and maintenance services. Its brands include PlantWeb™, Syncade™, DeltaV™, Fisher®, Micro Motion®, Rosemount®, Daniel™, Ovation™, Bettis™, EIM, and AMS Suite. About Emerson Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions to customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and tools and storage businesses. Sales in fiscal 2010 were $21 billion. For more information, visit Fleishman-HillardDenise Fraser, 512-899-0004Denise.Fraser@Fleishman.comorEmerson Process ManagementDavid Holmes,