Shell Oil Company (SOC) is the Houston, Texas based wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell. It is one of leading oil and natural gas producers, natural gas marketers, oil product refiners and marketers and petrochemical manufacturers in the United States. It is a leading oil and gas producer in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (710x656, 8 KB) Obtained eps file from , and converted into transparent png format File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (710x656, 8 KB) Obtained eps file from , and converted into transparent png format File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Houston redirects here. ... Official language(s) None. ... Royal Dutch Shell plc is a major energy company, one of the top four vertically integrated private sector oil, natural gas, and gasoline companies in the world (along with BP, ExxonMobil, and Total). ...
Shell has continued to be condemned by bodies such as Christian Aid, who reported (Christian Aid, Behind the Mask), that despite Shell claims of 'honesty integrity and respect for people' it had "failed to use its considerable interest in Nigeria to bring about change in the Niger delta".
Shell drew fire in 2004 from shareholders, financial analysts, the media and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission when it had to perform a major recategorization of its hydrocarbon reserves, admitting that a significant share of reserves previously booked as proven did not fulfill the requirements for proof under the US regulatory provisions.
Sakhalin-II is an oil and gas project led by Shell on Sakhalin Island in Russia that involves the piping of oil and gas to an oil terminal and the construction of Russia's first liquefied natural gas LNG plant.
The two holding companies are the Royal Dutch Petroleum Company of the Netherlands and The Shell Transport and Trading Company, plc of the United Kingdom.
Shell Centre Building in London, UK Although to meet company law in all countries there are nominated directors, the Shell Group of Companies is in fact run by an executive body called the "Committee of Managing Directors", whose members are chosen from the overall group.
Shell was also attacked by Greenpeace for plans to sink the Brent Spar, an old oil transport and hub station located in the North Sea, into the North Atlantic.
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