The agreement builds on a long-standing relationship between MRC and Shell in the US, Europe and Asia, where MRC has been the main valve distributor for Shell for the past 15 years. We also buy goods and services on the world market in order to guarantee competitive international prices on costs, increasingly through framework agreements. Our approach of selecting primary suppliers of certain goods and services also means that the supplier benefits from large orders and we can reduce costs through economies of scale Shell Global Solutions under a digital enterprise framework contract for the supply of Kognitwin Energy, Digital Twin Software. (Source: KONGSBERG) “We look forward to continuing to work with Shell. This agreement fosters new and innovative project resolution solutions to achieve our shared goal of increased capital efficiency and economic outcomes,” said Gary Mandel, President of Jacobs Petroleum & Chemicals. Read the article online at: www.hydrocarbonengineering.com/refining/02082017/jacobs-and-shell-ink-enterprise-framework-agreement/ As part of this agreement, MRC Global will store and distribute mechanical valves to Shell for its upstream, midstream and downstream (MRO) maintenance, repair and operation facilities. MRC Global will continue to supply pipes, parts and flanges for Shell`s U.S. and Canadian operations. DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)-Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.