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Royal Dutch Shell will declare its dividends in US dollars. Dividends declared on A Shares will be paid in euro, although holders of A Shares will be able to elect to receive dividends in pounds sterling. Dividends declared on B Shares will be paid in pounds sterling, although holders of B Shares will be able to elect to receive dividend in euro. Holders of the ADRs will receive payment in US dollars. Eligible shareholders must make currency elections the day before the declaration date.

Dividends declared by Royal Dutch Shell will be announced on a quarterly basis with payment months expected to be March, June, September and December.

Royal Dutch Shell provided eligible shareholders with a choice to receive dividends in cash or in shares via a Scrip Dividend Programme (“the Programme”) from the third quarter interim dividend for 2010. This programme was cancelled with effect from the second quarter 2014 interim dividend onwards. See www.shell.com/scrip for more information.

2011

2011 historical dividend payments
Per share Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
Royal Dutch Shell A Shares (US$) 0.42  0.42  0.42  0.42  1.68
Royal Dutch Shell B Shares (US$) 0.42  0.42  0.42  0.42  1.68
2011 historical dividend payments
Per ADS Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
Royal Dutch Shell A ADSs (US$) 0.84  0.84   0.84  0.84  3.36
Royal Dutch Shell B ADSs (US$) 0.84  0.84   0.84  0.84  3.36