Royal Dutch Shell, headquartered in the Netherlands and incorporated in the United Kingdom, is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies that operates in more than 70 countries and has an average of 92,000 employees. Shell operations are divided into four business: Upstream, Integrated Gas and New Energies, Downstream, and Projects & Technology. For upstream, the company is focused on exploration and on developing major new projects. In the Integrated Gas and New Energies segment, Shell is carrying out activities in LNG and converting gas to liquids. The company’s downstream sector includes producing refined products and petrochemicals. Finally, the Projects and Technology division is responsible for delivering new development projects and research for innovation.
Though formed in 1907, Shell’s history dates back to the 19th Century. Shell ranked as the sixth largest oil and gas company on Forbes list of The World’s Largest Public Oil & Gas Companies for 2016. The company produced 2.95 million barrels of oil equivalent per day and had an enterprise value of $216 billion last year.