Royal Dutch Shell Plc operates as an integrated energy firm with a presence in over 70 countries.
It is engaged in the production, exploration, refining, marketing of fuels, petroleum, chemicals, natural gas, and crude oil.
In the United States, the energy company operates terminals, gas stations, crude oil refineries, and lubricant plants.
The Netherlands-based entity’s history dates back to 1907, which now operates as the parent organization of the Shell Group.
The energy firm operates under different business segments such as:
Integrated Gas Segment:
The firm engages in converting of natural gas into liquified fuel and related products under the segment. In addition, it also trades, markets, and supplies various fuel-based products across the globe.
The oil and gas company is engaged in upstream extraction and exploration of natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids. The Netherlands-based firm also caters to supplying and marketing of the products.
The third segment focuses on the production, exploration, and sale of chemicals and different oil-based products. In addition, it caters to Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s value chain and manages refining, trading, and distribution of products for use in commercial, domestic, industrial, transportation, aviation, etc.
The integrated energy firm also owns a network of over 40,000 service stations worldwide.
Royal Dutch Shell Plc has a significant interest in the renewable energy sector, including wind energy, biofuels, solar energy, etc.
The integrated energy firm operates through various subsidiaries such as BG Group, Shell Chemicals, Shell & Turcas, Raizen, Motiva Enterprise, Showa Shell Sekiyu, OGC, etc.
JPMorgan Chase acts as the firm’s official depository.
The company claims to have marketed around 69.67 billion tons of LNG in the last fiscal.
The integrated energy company’s ADRs are listed on the stock exchange of New York, with Class B ADRs trading with the symbol ‘RDS.B’.
The Class A and Class B shares have almost the same rights except in few areas like dividend access mechanisms.