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Shell is a group of energy and petrochemical companies. Its operations are divided into four businesses: Upstream, Integrated Gas and New Energies, Downstream, and Projects and Technology. The Upstream Division manages the exploration and extraction of crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids. It also markets and transports oil and gas and operates the related delivery infrastructure. The Integrated Gas and New Energies division is engaged in liquefying of natural gas and converting gas to liquids for safe storage and shipping. Its Downstream segment is focused on turning crude oil into a range of refined products for domestic, industrial and transport use. The Projects and Technology business is responsible for delivering new development projects and research and development.
TypePublic
Founded1907
HQDen Haag, NL
Websiteshell.com
Employee Ratings4.1
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)83,000(+2%)
Job Openings150
Revenue (FY, 2019)$352.1 B(-11%)
Share Price (Nov 2020)€13.2 (-2%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Shell

Ben van Beurden

Ben van Beurden

Chief Executive Officer
Jessica Uhl

Jessica Uhl

Chief Financial Officer
Harry Brekelmans

Harry Brekelmans

Projects & Technology Director
Ronan Cassidy

Ronan Cassidy

Chief Human Resources & Corporate Officer
Donny Ching

Donny Ching

Legal Director
Maarten Wetselaar

Maarten Wetselaar

Integrated Gas & New Energies Director
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Shell Office Locations

Shell has offices in Den Haag, Rijswijk, Rotterdam, Houston and in 130 other locations
Den Haag, NL (HQ)
16 Carel van Bylandtlaan
Rijswijk, NL
Lange Kleiweg 40
Rotterdam, NL
Weena 70
Ben Aknoun, DZ
5, Ter, Chemin El Bekri (Ex Mackley). Ben Aknoun. Algiers. ALGERIA.، 5 Chemin Al-Bakri
Hassi Messaoud, DZ
Oued Irara, BP 476, Route In Amenas, N49
Brisbane City, AU
QGC, Level 30, 275 George St
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Shell Financials and Metrics

Shell Revenue

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Shell's revenue was reported to be $352.11 b in FY, 2019 which is a 11.2% decrease from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2020)

32.5b

Gross profit (Q2, 2020)

8.6b

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2020), %

26.4%

Net income (Q2, 2020)

(18.1b)

Market capitalization (12-Nov-2020)

100.0b

Closing stock price (12-Nov-2020)

13.2

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

27.9b

EV

177.1b
Shell's current market capitalization is €100 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

311.9b396.6b352.1b

Revenue growth, %

30%27%(11%)

Cost of goods sold

250.1b321.4b279.4b

Gross profit

61.8b75.2b72.7b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Revenue

91.1b96.8b100.2b83.7b90.5b86.6b60.0b32.5b

Cost of goods sold

73.5b80.1b82.3b66.3b75.4b69.9b49.2b23.9b

Gross profit

17.7b16.7b17.8b17.5b15.1b16.7b10.8b8.6b

Gross profit Margin, %

19%17%18%21%17%19%18%26%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

20.3b26.7b18.1b

Accounts Receivable

49.9b42.4b43.4b

Inventories

25.2b21.1b24.1b

Current Assets

95.4b97.5b92.7b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Cash

21.9b19.5b19.1b21.5b18.5b15.4b21.8b27.9b

Accounts Receivable

45.1b48.7b51.1b51.5b51.2b40.7b36.8b32.4b

Inventories

25.0b28.0b29.3b23.9b24.5b23.2b13.9b17.7b

Current Assets

98.0b103.5b107.2b96.0b93.1b86.2b85.0b86.2b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

13.4b23.9b16.4b

Depreciation and Amortization

26.2b22.1b28.7b

Inventories

(2.1b)2.8b(2.6b)

Accounts Payable

607.0m(1.3b)(1.2b)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Net Income

6.0b12.2b18.3b9.4b14.3b22.7b(23.0m)(18.1b)

Depreciation and Amortization

5.3b10.7b15.9b6.0b12.6b19.5b7.1b28.1b

Inventories

281.0m(3.2b)(4.9b)(2.8b)(2.9b)(2.1b)9.6b(3.7b)

Accounts Payable

(484.0m)3.9b5.7b783.0m1.1b(2.2b)(8.4b)(4.2b)
USDFY, 2017

EV/CFO

9.1 x

EV/FCF

21.9 x

Revenue/Employee

3.7m

Debt/Equity

0.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

2.1 x

P/E Ratio

39.9
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Shell Operating Metrics

FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Oil Production, barrels per day

1.83 m1.79 m1.73 m1.81 m1.80 m1.85 m1.84 m1.87 m1.88 m1.95 m1.82 m

Daily Gas Production, cubic feet

1.07 b11.91 b9.93 b10.36 b10.81 b11.01 b10.10 b9.81 b10.38 b10.28 b9.04 b

Oil & Gas Production Volume, mboe/d

3.66 k3.84 k3.44 k3.60 k3.67 k3.75 k3.58 k3.56 k3.67 k3.72 k3.38 k

LNG Liquefaction Volumes, million tonnes

33.24 8.90 8.46 8.18 34.30 8.74 8.66 8.95 35.55 8.88 8.36
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Shell Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Select CarbonAugust 03, 2020
LimejumpFebruary 28, 2019
SonnenFebruary 15, 2019
GreenlotsJanuary 30, 2019
First UtilityDecember 21, 2017
NewMotionOctober 12, 2017
BG GroupApril 08, 2015
East ResourcesMay 28, 2010$4.70 b
Equilon EnterprisesMarch 13, 2002
10084751 Canada Limited
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Shell Revenue Breakdown

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Shell revenue breakdown by business segment: 85.1% from Downstream, 12.0% from Integrated Gas and 2.9% from Other

Shell revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 6.8% from Other Americas, 24.1% from USA, 40.6% from Asia, Oceania, Africa and 28.5% from Europe

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Shell Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

82/100

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Shell Online and Social Media Presence

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Shell Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    70/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    70/100

  • Compensation

    A-

    76/100

  • Diversity

    B

    72/100

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Shell News and Updates

Shell Explores Plans for North Slope Development

Dutch oil major Shell is looking to further develop its North Slope oil position in Alaska. The company’s offshore unit applied to form the West Harrison Bay Unit offshore from the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska with plans for drilling and exploration. The proposed West Harrison Bay Unit compr…

Neste and Shell sign an agreement to increase the supply of sustainable aviation fuel

In a move which anticipates increasing desire from airlines to reduce emissions, Neste and Shell Aviation have entered into a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) supply agreement. This agreement significantly increases the supply and availability of SAF for the aviation industry with effect from Octo…

Shell Starts Wind Measurement Campaign off South Korea, Deploys EOLOS Floating LiDAR

An EOLOS floating LiDAR has been deployed off the South Korean coast, as part of a measurement campaign for an offshore wind project being developed by Shell and CoensHexicon. The FLS200 floating LiDAR buoy has been deployed some 60 kilometres off the coast of Ulsan in South Korea, following EOLO…

General Electric, Shell looking for exits as energy transition accelerates

Motivated by market signals, General Electric (GE) and Royal Dutch Shell are readying plans to pivot away from fossil fuel generating assets as they expand their respective footprints in renewables. Earlier this week, when announcing that it is exiting the new-build coal power market, GE said that g…

Shell and Microsoft form alliance to help address carbon emissions

Shell International Petroleum Company Limited and Microsoft Corporation, building on a history of three decades of working together, are embarking on a new strategic alliance to support progress towards a world with net-zero emissions. This builds on the strong foundation of decades of technology co…

Shell reportedly to slash oil and gas production costs to focus more on renewables

Royal Dutch Shell is looking to slash up to 40 per cent off the cost of producing oil and gas in a major drive to save cash so it can overhaul its business and focus more on renewable energy and power markets, sources told Reuters. Shell's new cost-cutting review, known internally as Project Resh…
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Shell Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Shell founded?

    Shell was founded in 1907.

  • Who are Shell key executives?

    Shell's key executives are Ben van Beurden, Jessica Uhl and Harry Brekelmans.

  • How many employees does Shell have?

    Shell has 83,000 employees.

  • What is Shell revenue?

    Latest Shell annual revenue is $352.1 b.

  • What is Shell revenue per employee?

    Latest Shell revenue per employee is $4.2 m.

  • Who are Shell competitors?

    Competitors of Shell include UGI Corporation, Cheniere Energy and PetroChina.

  • Where is Shell headquarters?

    Shell headquarters is located at 16 Carel van Bylandtlaan, Den Haag.

  • Where are Shell offices?

    Shell has offices in Den Haag, Rijswijk, Rotterdam, Houston and in 130 other locations.

  • How many offices does Shell have?

    Shell has 152 offices.