2012 interim dividend timetable

4th quarter 2011 1st quarter 2012 2nd quarter 2012 3rd quarter 2012
Announcement date February 2, 2012 April 26, 2012 July 26, 2012 November 1, 2012
Ex-dividend date February 15, 2012 May 9, 2012 August 8, 2012 November 14, 2012
Record date February 17, 2012 May 11, 2012 August 10, 2012 November 16, 2012
Scrip reference share price announcement date February 22, 2012 May 16, 2012 August 15, 2012 November 21, 2012
Closing of scrip election and currency election (*) March 2, 2012 May 25, 2012 August 24, 2012 November 30, 2012
Pounds sterling and euro equivalents announcement date March 9, 2012 June 1, 2012 September 3, 2012 December 7, 2012
Payment date March 22, 2012 June 21, 2012 September 20, 2012 December 20, 2012

* A different scrip election date may apply to registered and non registered ADS holders.
Registered ADS holders can contact The Bank of New York Mellon for the election deadline that applies. Non registered ADS holders can contact their broker, financial intermediary, bank or financial institution for the election deadline that applies.
Both a different scrip and currency election date may apply to shareholders holding shares in a securities account with a bank or financial institution ultimately holding through Euroclear Nederland.  Please contact your broker, financial intermediary, bank or financial institution where you hold your securities account for the election deadline that applies.


The 2012 interim dividend timetable is also available on www.shell.com/dividend


Royal Dutch Shell plc
The Hague, October 27, 2011