Royal Dutch Shell Statistics and Facts (2021) | By the Numbers

Royal Dutch Shell Statistics and Facts

Here are a few of the most interesting Royal Dutch Shell statistics and facts I was able to dig up. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Royal Dutch Shell Statistics and Facts

Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these Royal Dutch Shell stats come from their own reports, but some are based on news reports and not official company tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%

Royal Dutch Shell Facts

  • Website:
  • Year Founded: 1907
  • Founders: Marcus Samuel, Samuel Samuel, Jean B.A. Kessler, Henri Deterding, Hugo Loudon
  • Headquarters: The Hague, Netherlands
  • CEO: Ben van Beurden
  • Key Shell Subsidiaries: Pennzoil

Royal Dutch Shell Statistics

Shell number of employees:

83,000 employees

Last updated 1/1/20

Number of Shell patents:

9,449 patents

Last updated 1/1/20

Royal Dutch Shell Sales Statistics

Royal Dutch Shell annual income:

Royal Dutch Shell annual revenue:

Total Shell proved oil and gas reserves:

11.096 billion barrels of oil equivalent (per day) (boe)

Last updated 1/1/20

Royal Dutch Shell revenue by geography (2018):

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