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Royal Dutch Shell

Royal Dutch Shell
Company nameRoyal Dutch Shell plc
Company typePublic limited company
IndustryOil and gas
Founded 1907
HeadquartersThe Hague, Netherlands
Shell Centre,
London, United Kingdom
(Registered office)
Area servedWorldwide
Key peoplePeter Voser
Jorma Ollila
ProductsPetroleum, natural gas, and other petrochemicals
Revenue(+) US$ 368.056 billion (2010)
Operating income(+) US$ 35.344 billion (2010)
Net income(+) US$ 20.474 billion (2010)
Total assets(+) US$ 322.560 billion (2010)
Total equity(+) US$ 148.013 billion (2010)
SubsidiaryShell Australia
Shell Canada
Shell Chemicals
Shell Gas & Power
Shell Nigeria
Shell Pakistan
Shell Oil Company

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Royal Dutch Shell plc (Lse - RDSA, ), commonly known as Shell, is a global oil and gas company headquartered in The Hague, Netherlands and with its registered office in London, United Kingdom. It is the fifth-largest company in the world (and the second-largest energy company) according to a composite measure by Forbes magazine and one of the six oil and gas "supermajors". It is vertically integrated and is active in every area of the oil and gas industry, including exploration and production, refining, distribution and marketing, petrochemicals, power generation and trading. It also has major renewable energy activities, including in biofuels, hydrogen, solar and wind power.

Shell has operations in over 90 countries, produces around 3.1 million barrels of oil equivalent per day and has 44,000 service stations worldwide. Shell Oil Company, its subsidiary in the United States, is one of its largest businesses.

Shell has a primary listing on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. It has secondary listings on Euronext Amsterdam and the New York Stock Exchange.

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