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Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDSA) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company's businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.The profile contains critical company information including:- Business description - A detailed description of the company's operations and business divisions.- Corporate strategy - Analyst's summarization of the company's business strategy.- SWOT Analysis - A detailed analysis of the company's strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.- Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company.- Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands of the company.- Key competitors - A list of key competitors to the company.- Key employees - A list of the key executives of the company.- Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.- Key operational heads - A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.- Important locations and subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years - The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods - The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.HighlightsRoyal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) is an oil and gas company that explores for and produces oil and gas both from conventional fields and from sources such as tight rock, shale and coal formations. Its refining and petrochemical complexes across the world add value to its upstream products. The company's products include refinery end products such as lubricants, bitumen and liquefied petroleum gas; and petrochemical products such as raw materials for plastics, coatings and detergents. The company is a major producer of biofuel in Brazil. Shell also has interests in various LNG and GTL projects. The company markets its products directly and indirectly through distributors in Europe, Asia, Oceania, Africa, North America and South America. Shell is headquartered in the Hague, the Netherlands.Royal Dutch Shell plc Key Recent DevelopmentsApr 04, 2016: Maersk Oil: Future Solution For Tyra Field To Be Identified This YearApr 04, 2016: Shell Withdraws Application From Norway's Arctic-Focused Oil Licensing RoundApr 01, 2016: Gazprom And OMV Sign Documents To Further Develop Strategic CooperationMar 31, 2016: Gaslog Announces The Delivery Of The Gaslog GreeceMar 30, 2016: Sevan Drilling Amends Drilling Contracts And Secures New Employment For Sevan DrillerKey benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the company's business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The company's core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6Royal Dutch Shell plc - Key Facts 6Royal Dutch Shell plc - Key Employees 7Royal Dutch Shell plc - Key Employee Biographies 8Royal Dutch Shell plc - Major Products and Services 9Royal Dutch Shell plc - Key Operational Summary 11Royal Dutch Shell plc - History 12Royal Dutch Shell plc - Company Statement 32Royal Dutch Shell plc - Locations And Subsidiaries 33Head Office 33Other Locations & Subsidiaries 33Affiliate 51Joint Venture 52Section 2 - Company Analysis 55Royal Dutch Shell plc - Business Description 55Business Description - Downstream 55Downstream - Overview 55Downstream - Production 56Downstream - Financials 56Downstream - Capital Expenditure 56Business Description - Upstream 57Upstream - Overview 57Upstream - Production 58Upstream - Financials 58Upstream - Capital Expenditure 58Royal Dutch Shell plc - Corporate Strategy 59Royal Dutch Shell plc - SWOT Analysis 60SWOT Analysis - Overview 60Royal Dutch Shell plc - Strengths 60Strength - Integrated Operation 60Strength - Focus on Innovation 60Strength - Market Leading Retail Presence 60Strength - Leading Biofuel Producer - Raizen 60Royal Dutch Shell plc - Weaknesses 61Weakness - Declining Refinery Availability 61Royal Dutch Shell plc - Opportunities 62Opportunity - Increasing Demand: Oil & Petroleum Products 62Opportunity - BG Acquisition 62Opportunity - LNG Projects under Construction 62Royal Dutch Shell plc - Threats 63Threat - Variation in Crude Slate Quality 63Threat - Lower Oil Price 63Threat - Exploration Production & Development Risks 63Royal Dutch Shell plc - Key Competitors 64Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 65Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 65Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 66Performance Chart 68Financial Performance 68Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 69Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 70Section 4 - Company's Oil & Gas, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 71Royal Dutch Shell plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 71Royal Dutch Shell plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 72Royal Dutch Shell plc, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 73Royal Dutch Shell plc, Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 74Royal Dutch Shell plc, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 75Royal Dutch Shell plc, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 76Royal Dutch Shell plc, Recent Deals Summary 77Section 5 - Company's Recent Developments 78Apr 04, 2016: Maersk Oil: Future Solution For Tyra Field To Be Identified This Year 78Apr 01, 2016: Gazprom And OMV Sign Documents To Further Develop Strategic Cooperation 79Mar 31, 2016: Gaslog Announces The Delivery Of The Gaslog Greece 81Mar 30, 2016: Sevan Drilling Amends Drilling Contracts And Secures New Employment For Sevan Driller 82Mar 30, 2016: Alexey Miller And Japanese Ambassador Toyohisa Kozuki Address Cooperation Prospects In LNG Sector 83Mar 30, 2016: Surgutneftegaz Sells 300,000 Tonnes Of Urals Crude For Loading In April 2016 84Mar 29, 2016: Gazprom And France Discuss Russian Gas Supplies To French Republic 85Mar 24, 2016: Salym Petroleum Development Launched ASP EOR Technology 86Mar 24, 2016: Inpex And Shell May Invest In Onshore Masela LNG Project: SKKMigas 87Mar 24, 2016: Inpex And Shell Yet To Decide On Investment In Masela Onshore LNG Project 88Section 6 - Appendix 89Methodology 89Ratio Definitions 89About GlobalData 93Contact Us 93Disclaimer 93List of TablesRoyal Dutch Shell plc, Key Facts 6Royal Dutch Shell plc, Key Employees 7Royal Dutch Shell plc, Key Employee Biographies 8Royal Dutch Shell plc, Major Products and Services 9Royal Dutch Shell plc, Key Operational Summary 11Royal Dutch Shell plc, History 12Royal Dutch Shell plc, Other Locations 33Royal Dutch Shell plc, Subsidiaries 34Royal Dutch Shell plc, Affiliate 51Royal Dutch Shell plc, Joint Venture 52Royal Dutch Shell plc, Key Competitors 64Royal Dutch Shell plc, Ratios based on current share price 65Royal Dutch Shell plc, Annual Ratios 66Royal Dutch Shell plc, Interim Ratios 69Royal Dutch Shell plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 71Royal Dutch Shell plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 72Royal Dutch Shell plc, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 73Royal Dutch Shell plc, Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 74Royal Dutch Shell plc, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 75Royal Dutch Shell plc, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 76Royal Dutch Shell plc, Recent Deals Summary 77Currency Codes 89Units 89Capital Market Ratios 89Equity Ratios 90Profitability Ratios 90Cost Ratios 91Liquidity Ratios 91Leverage Ratios 92Efficiency Ratios 92List of FiguresRoyal Dutch Shell plc, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 68Royal Dutch Shell plc, Ratio Charts 70Royal Dutch Shell plc, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 71Royal Dutch Shell plc, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 72Royal Dutch Shell plc, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 73Royal Dutch Shell plc, Power, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 74Royal Dutch Shell plc, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 75Royal Dutch Shell plc, Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 76