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Killam, Alberta, Canada Resident Receives $3,000 Cash Payout for Reaching 
400,000 Kilometers 
HOUSTON, Dec. 20, 2013 /CNW/ - Quaker State(®), one of the industry's most 
innovative motor oil brands, announced today its recognition of the next 
recipient in the Quaker State Cash Back Program. Terry Link of Killam, 
Alberta, Canada recently hit the 400,000 kilometer mark in her 2003 GMC Yukon 
XL while choosing Quaker State motor oil at each of her vehicle's 
manufacturer-recommended service intervals. 
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For her mileage achievement and loyalty to the Quaker State brand, Link has 
been awarded $3,000, the maximum allotted payout amount under the program. 
"I'm a believer in protecting my investment, especially when it comes to my 
vehicle. That's why I enrolled in the Cash Back Program," said Terry Link, 
Quaker State Cash Back Program recipient. "I kept track of all my oil changes 
and used Quaker State to keep my engine running smoother and longer...and now 
they're handing me cold hard cash." 
The Quaker State Cash Back Program, launched in June 2011, is designed to 
reward loyal consumers with the U.S. Kelley Blue Book Trade-In Value for their 
vehicle, up to $3,000 CAN. To qualify, consumers must have used eligible 
Quaker State motor oils and reached the 400,000 kilometer mark in their 
Link has serviced her vehicle for years at the same location. She purchased 
her vehicle new and has driven it daily for the past ten years, taking it 
beyond the 400,000 kilometer mark. 
"At Quaker State, we not only value the overall life of a vehicle, but, more 
importantly, we value those who have been nothing but loyal to our brand," 
said Chris Hayek, Quaker State Global Brand Manager. "The Quaker State Cash 
Back Program was created to show our appreciation for the individuals who have 
done just that – selecting Quaker State every time." 
Enrollment in the Quaker State Cash Back Program is open to eligible 
participants in the Quaker State Lubrication Limited Warranty who utilize any 
Quaker State specialty motor oil starting no later than the 160,000 kilometer 
mark. Consumers will not be eligible for the Cash Back Program if they use 
Quaker State conventional motor oil at or beyond the 160,000 kilometer mark, 
unless they are an existing Quaker State motor oil customer registered for the 
Quaker State Lubrication Limited Warranty program before June 1, 2011. 
The Quaker State Lubrication Limited Warranty protects 15 engine parts from 
lubricant-related failure and provides motorists' vehicles with coverage for 
up to 10 years or 400,000 kilometers, whichever comes first. The Quaker State 
Lubrication Limited Warranty is free to qualifying consumers who use Quaker 
State motor oil products. To qualify, consumers' vehicles must have been 
manufactured within the last 72 months and have been driven 125,000 kilometers 
or less at the time of enrollment. 
Bluewave Energy is a Shell distributor who supplies Quaker State motor oils to 
many oil change facilities across Canada, including the location where Terry 
Link services her vehicle. 
For more information about the Quaker State Lubrication Limited Warranty 
program, Cash Back Program and the full line of Quaker State products, please 
visit www.quakerstate.com. 
About Quaker State® 
Quaker State® motor oil has a 70-year history as a leader in consumer 
automotive products and vehicle care.  Quaker State is among the industry's 
most innovative motor oil brands and offers a full line of products to meet 
every type of vehicle engine need.  Quaker State is one of the first brands to 
develop high mileage engine motor oil.  For more information about the full 
line of Quaker State products, visit www.quakerstate.com. 
Quaker State is produced and marketed by Shell Lubricants. 
About Shell Lubricants 
The term 'Shell Lubricants' collectively refers to the companies of Royal 
Dutch Shell plc that are engaged in the lubricants business. Shell Lubricants 
companies lead the lubricants industry, supplying more than 13% of global 
lubricants volume.([a]) The companies manufacture and blend products for use 
in consumer, heavy industrial and commercial transport applications. The Shell 
Lubricants portfolio of top-quality brands includes Pennzoil®, Quaker 
State®, FormulaShell®, Shell TELLUS®, Shell RIMULA®, Shell ROTELLA® T, 
Shell SPIRAX® and Jiffy Lube®. 
Globally, Shell motorsports technical alliances provide a testing ground for 
fuel and lubricant technologies and products in demanding road conditions to 
gain insight and develop technology for use on-track and in consumers' 
vehicles. The knowledge from these and other alliances also help Shell to 
address tomorrow's energy challenge with efficient mobility solutions that 
power and protect motorists around the world. 
About Bluewave Energy 
Bluewave Energy is a division of Parkland Fuel Corporation., Canada's largest 
national independent operator of retail and commercial/industrial fuels. With 
branch locations across Canada, Bluewave's key to success is a committed team 
of experienced employees. Bluewave, an authorized distributor of Shell fuels, 
delivers furnace oil, propane, diesel fuel, gasoline, lubricants, marine gas 
oil and heavy fuel oil to homes and business such as farms, fishing vessels, 
trucking fleets, mines and oil and gas drilling rigs. Bluewave sells, services 
and finances heating, air conditioning, water heating and fuel storage 
([a])Kline & Company, "Global Lubricants Industry 2010: Market Analysis and 
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SOURCE  Quaker State 
John Gramuglia, Coyne Public Relations, jgramuglia@coynepr.com, 973-588-2000 
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