Top 10 Companies in Europe 2015

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2 ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC


Type: Public Limited Company

Industry: Oil and Gas

Established in: 1907

Headquartered in: The Hague, Netherlands

Area of operations: Globally

CEO: BEN VEN BEURDEN

Specialized Products: Petroleum, Natural Gas, Other Petro Chemicals

Subsidiaries: Shell Chemicals, Shell Gas and Power, Shell Oil Company

Key Insights:

  • Commonly known as Shell, it was originated by the merger of Royal Dutch Petroleum and UK-Based Shell transport and trading
  • In terms of revenue it is one of the six oil giants in the world
  • It is also one of the world’s most valuable enterprises
  • In 2013 the Fortune global 500 ranked Shell as the largest company of the world
  • Currently Shell’s revenue is 84% of Netherland’s GDP
  • Being vertically integrated Shell operates practically in each area of oil and gas industry
  • It operates in about 90 countries across the globe and has above 44000 service stations worldwide
  • It is the largest company in London Stock Exchange with highest Market Capitalisation

REVENUE

382.8 BILLION EURO

PROFIT

13.68 BILLION EURO

MARKET CAP

176.07 BILLION USD

NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES

92000