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Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies. Our aim is to meet the energy needs of society, in ways that are economically, socially and environmentally viable, now and in the future. 

Our purpose

Our objective is to engage efficiently and responsibly in oil, gas and other selected businesses and participate in the development of energy sources.

Our values

The Shell General Business Principles, Code of Conduct and Code of Ethics help everyone at Shell act in line with our core values.

Our people

We employ around 94,000 people in more than 70 countries and territories.


Royal Dutch Shell has a single-tier Board of Directors. The executive management is led by Chief Executive Officer, Ben van Beurden.

Our history

Little did shopkeeper Marcus Samuel realise, when he decided to expand his London business, that he was laying the foundations of one of today’s leading energy companies.

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Our major projects

From the world's largest integrated, export oriented oil and gas project to helping to meet Asia's demand for petrochemicals - Shell’s major projects show our technology and expertise in action.