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May 16, 2012. The Scrip dividend documents will be updated shortly to reflect recent changes with respect to SDRT, affecting only the ADS holders.

Shell provides shareholders with a choice to receive dividends in cash or in shares via a Scrip Dividend Programme (the “Programme”).

Under the Programme shareholders can increase their shareholding in Shell by choosing to receive new shares instead of cash dividends if declared by the Board. Only new A Shares will be issued under the Programme, including to shareholders who currently hold B Shares.

Joining the Programme may offer a tax advantage in some countries compared with receiving cash dividends. In particular, dividends paid out as shares will not be subject to Dutch dividend withholding tax (currently 15 per cent) and will not generally be taxed on receipt by a UK shareholder or a Dutch corporate shareholder.

Shareholders who elect to join the Programme will increase the number of shares held in Shell without having to buy existing shares in the market, thereby avoiding associated dealing costs.

Shareholders who do not join the Programme will continue to receive in cash any dividends declared by Shell. For further information on the Programme please refer to the document(s) below that is/are relevant to the way in which you hold your shares or contact the applicable institution listed on the second tab.

scrip dividend programme documents

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THE DOCUMENTS ARE INTENDED FOR AND SHOULD BE READ ONLY BY THOSE HOLDING SHARES IN THE FOLLOWING WAYS

Chairman's letter to Shareholders

English

Dutch/Nederlands

German/Deutsch

French/Francais

 

  • Holders of share certificates and CREST shareholders
  • Shares held through the RDS Corporate Nominee Service
  • Shares held through a securities account with a bank or another financial institution holding ultimately through Euroclear Nederland
  • Registered ADS holders

Full Terms and Conditions

 
  • Holders of share certificates and CREST Shareholders
  • Other shareholders may review the summary tax information in this document only if directed to do so by the Q&A Booklet applicable to them.

Q&A Booklet for Shareholders with share certificates and CREST Shareholders

 

 
  • Holders of share certificates and CREST Shareholders

Online Election Form for Shareholders with share certificates and RDS Corporate Nominee Participants

 

 

As applicable:

  • Holders of share certificates
  • Shares held through the RDS Corporate Nominee Service

Q&A Booklet for RDS Corporate Nominee Participants

 

 
  • Shares held through the RDS Corporate Nominee Service

Q&A Booklet for Shareholders holding Shares in a securities account with a bank or financial
institution holding through Euroclear Nederland

 

 
  • Shares held through a securities account with a bank or another financial institution holding ultimately through Euroclear Nederland

Q&A Booklet for ADS Holders

 

  • Registered ADS holders and beneficial ADS holders

Dividend Timetable

 

 
  • All shareholders

Shareholders who wish to speak to someone about the Programme, please see below:

contact details
Ways of holding shares Who to contact for help How to contact them

Holders of share certificates, holders of shares held through CREST or the RDS Corporate Nominee

Company’s registrar, Equiniti

 

Phone:
0800 169 1679
(from within the UK)

Phone:
+44 (0) 121 415 7073
(from outside the UK)

Registered ADS holders

 

The Bank of New York Mellon

 

Phone:
888 737 2377
(from within the US)

Phone:
+1 201 680 6825
(from outside the US)

Holders of shares through a securities account with a bank or another financial institution holding ultimately through Euroclear Nederland

 

Your bank or financial institution using their usual contact details or alternatively contact our Agent, ABN AMRO Bank N.V.

 

ANB AMRO Bank N.V.

Phone:
+800 222 62676
(toll free, Europe only)

Phone:
 +31 20 343 2000
(not toll free)

Beneficial ADS holders

 

Your bank, broker or financial intermediary through which you hold your ADSs.

Usual contact details

 

Shareholders who hold their shares by any other method please contact your bank, broker or financial institution using their usual contact details

 

Your bank, broker or financial institution

 

Usual contact details

 

If you are not sure how you hold your shares or who you should contact from the institutions listed

 

Company’s registrar, Equiniti

 

Phone:
0800 169 1679
(from within the UK)

Phone:
+44 (0) 121 415 7073
(from outside the UK)

The following information relates to tax basis for shares or ADSs issued under the scrip dividend programme.

UK
The Market price of RDSA and RDSB on the London Stock Exchange on the dividend payment date as calculated in accordance with S272 (3)(b) of the Taxation of Chargeable Gains Act 1992 is shown in the table below.

US
Under Shell’s Scrip Dividend Program, holders of A ADSs and B ADSs can elect to receive a dividend in cash or in A ADSs.  In accordance with IRS rules, Shell reports the U.S. tax basis of A ADSs distributed as part of the scrip program. The table below summarizes that U.S. tax basis information. Additional information (as described in Internal Revenue Code Sec. 6045B)  is contained in the attached files following the summary table.

UK & US Tax basis
Payment date UK Tax basis RDSA UK Tax basis RDSB US Tax Basis
US Tax Basis
  GBpence GBpence USD ($) Supporting Documentation
Q4 2013
27 Mar 2014
2,186.75 2,317.75 72.64 Q4 2013
Q3 2013
23 Dec 2013
2,153.25 2,260.25 70.42 Q3 2013
Q2 2013
26 Sep 2013
2,058.10 2,157.6 65.90 Q2 2013
Q1 2013
27 Jun 2013
2,104.60 2,185.60 64.12 Q1 2013
Q4 2012
28 Mar 2013
2,128.80
2,184.80
64.59
Q4 2012
Q3 2012
20 Dec 2012
2139.80 2199.80 69.70 Q3 2012
Q2 2012
20 Sep2012
2,196.00 2,259.50 71.18 Q2 2012
Q1 2012
21 Jun 2012
2,130.80 2,210.8 66.52 Q1 2012
Q4 2011
22 Mar 2012
2,220.80 2,243.8 71.51 Q4 2011
Q3 2011
16 Dec 2011
2,275.30 2,342.80 71.75 Q3 2011
Q2 2011
19 Sep 2011
2,057.30 2,081.30 65.39 Q2 2011
Q1 2011
27 Jun 2011
2,125.30 2,126.30 68.99 Q1 2011
Q4 2010
25 Mar 2011
2,257.80 2,257.80 73.51 Q4 2010
Q3 2010
17 Dec 2010
2,070.80 2,069.30 65.30 Q3 2010

Online Election Form

For shareholders with share certificates and RDS Corporate Nominee Participants.