Royal Dutch Shell plc Oil & Gas Exploration and Production Operations and Cost Analysis - Q4, 2014

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Summary

Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) is a leading oil and gas company. It has an integrated operational structure with investments in the oil and gas value chain. Shell classifies its operations into three segments, namely, Upstream, Downstream and Corporate. Its Upstream business explores for, extracts crude oil and natural gas from its assets. This segment includes the extraction of bitumen from mined oil sands, which it converts into synthetic crude oil. Shell's Downstream segment comprises refining, marketing, and chemicals operations. The company has operational presence in Europe, Asia, Oceania, Africa, North America and South America. Shell is headquartered in Hague, the Netherlands

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- The report provides detailed and unique insights information on the key operational parameters. The report provides a comprehensive overview of production, reserves, reserve changes, capital expenditures, acreage, performance metrics, and results of oil & gas operations.
- Provides analysis of the share price performance of the company and the key valuation multiples. The report provides a comprehensive overview of share price performance and key valuation metrics such as market capitalization, enterprise value, EV/Production ($boe/d) and EV/Proved Reserve ($/boe)
- Provides annual and quarterly information on key operational and financial parameters. Annual information is for the current and the last four years while the quarterly information is for the current and the last four quarters
- The report provides detailed crude oil and natural gas reserves and production information of the company by country as disclosed in their annual report and regulatory filings.
- Contains in-depth and latest information on exploration, development, finding & development, acquisition expenditure, gross and net developed and undeveloped acreage position; key costs and revenue information; and performance metrics of the company as disclosed in their annual report and regulatory filings.

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 5
List of Figures 6
Company Snapshot 8
Key Information 8
Company Overview 8
Royal Dutch Shell plc, Valuation and Financial Data 9
Royal Dutch Shell plc, Share Price Performance 9
Share Price Performance, Q4, 2013-Q4, 2014 9
Royal Dutch Shell plc, Key Valuation Metrics 10
Key Valuation Metrics, Q4, 2013-Q4, 2014 10
Royal Dutch Shell plc, Quarterly E&P Costs Trends 11
Upstream Capital Expenditure, Q4, 2013-Q4, 2014 11
Royal Dutch Shell plc, Quarterly Production Trends 12
Royal Dutch Shell plc, Total Oil and Gas Production 12
Total Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production Trend, Q4, 2013-Q4, 2014 12
Total Crude Oil & Natural Gas Production, By Country/Region, Q4, 2013-Q4, 2014 13
Royal Dutch Shell plc, Crude Oil Production 14
Total Crude Oil Production Trend, Q4, 2013-Q4, 2014 14
Crude Oil Production, By Country/Region, Q4, 2013-Q4, 2014 15
Royal Dutch Shell plc, Natural Gas Production 16
Total Natural Gas Production Trend, Q4, 2013-Q4, 2014 16
Natural Gas Production, By Country/Region, Q4, 2013-Q4, 2014 17
Royal Dutch Shell plc, Valuation and Financial Data, 2010-2014 18
Royal Dutch Shell plc, Share Price Performance, 2010-2014 18
Share Price Performance, 2010-2014 18
Key Valuation Metrics, 2010-2014 19
Royal Dutch Shell plc, Production and Reserves Trends 20
Total Oil and Gas, Reserves and Production 20
Total Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production and Reserves Trend, 2010-2014 20
Total Crude Oil & Natural Gas Production and Reserves By Country/Region, 2010-2014 22
Total Crude Oil and Natural Gas Reserve Changes, 2010-2014 25
Crude Oil/Liquids Production and Reserve 26
Crude Oil/Liquids Production and Reserve Trend, 2010-2014 26
Crude Oil Production and Reserves By Country/Region, 2010-2014 27
Crude Oil/Liquids Reserve Changes, 2010-2014 29
Natural Gas Production and Reserve 30
Natural Gas Production and Reserve Trend, 2010-2014 30
Natural Gas Production and Reserves, By Country/Region, 2010-2014 31
Natural Gas Reserve Changes, 2010-2014 33
Total Crude Oil and Natural Gas Reserves Life Index 34
Total Crude Oil and Natural Gas Reserves Life Index, 2010-2014 34
Total Crude Oil and Natural Gas Reserves Life Index, By Country/Region, 2010-2014 35
Royal Dutch Shell plc, E&P Costs Trends 38
Allocation of the Upstream Capital Expenditure 38
Upstream Capital Expenditure, 2010-2014 38
Acquisition Costs By Country/Region, 2010-2014 39
Exploration and Development Costs, By Country/Region, 2010-2014 41
Oil and Gas Cost Per boe, US$/boe 43
Oil and Gas Cost Per boe, US$/boe, 2010-2014 43
Oil and Gas Cost Per boe, US$/boe, By Country/Region, 2010-2014 45
Royal Dutch Shell plc, Reserve Replacement Ratio 48
Oil and Gas Production Replacement Ratio 48
Oil and Gas Production Replacement Ratio, 2010-2014 48
Oil and Gas Production Replacement Ratio, By Country/Region, 2010-2014 50
Royal Dutch Shell plc, Results of Oil & Gas Operations Trend 55
Oil and Gas Revenue and Expenses 55
Oil and Gas Revenue and Expenses, 2010-2014 55
Oil and Gas Revenue and Expenses, By Country/Region, 2010-2014 56
Oil and Gas Revenue and Expenses, Per boe 62
Oil and Gas Revenue and Expenses, By boe, 2010-2014 62
Oil and Gas Revenue and Expenses Per boe, By Country/Region, 2010-2014 63
Oil and Gas Performance Metrics 68
Royal Dutch Shell plc, Land Holdings and Well Data 69
Developed and Undeveloped Acreage 69
Gross and Net Developed and Undeveloped Acreage, 2010-2014 69
Gross and Net Developed and Undeveloped Acreage, By Country/Region, 2010-2014 70
Well Statistics 73
Producible Oil and Gas Well, 2010-2014 73
Producible Oil and Gas Well, By Country/Region, 2010-2014 74
Exploration and Development Wells Drilled, 2010-2014 79
Exploration and Development Wells Drilled, By Country/Region, 2010-2014 80
Recent Developments 82
Royal Dutch Shell plc - Recent Developments 82
Mar 30, 2015: TravelCenters Of America Opens LNG Fueling Lanes Off I-10 In Texas And Louisiana 82
Mar 30, 2015: Shell May Restart Drilling Off Alaska, US 82
Mar 26, 2015: Shell Says Only Some LNG Projects In Canada Would Materialise By 2025 83
Mar 26, 2015: Helix Announces Shell Contract For Q4000 83
Mar 24, 2015: Petrobras: Libra Consortium Completes The Drilling Of The Second Appraisal Well 83
Mar 20, 2015: YPF Purchases Five LNG Cargoes For Delivery Between April And June 2015 84
Mar 19, 2015: Shell Shuts Down Nembe Creek Oil Pipeline For Maintenance 84
Mar 18, 2015: PSA: Audit Of Preparations And Plans For Capping Blowouts 84
Mar 13, 2015: Shell Reports Fire At Martinez Refinery In California, US 85
Mar 13, 2015: Shell Says Kashagan Oilfield Would Resume Production In 2017 85
Appendix 86
Methodology 86
Coverage 86
Secondary Research 86
Primary Research 86
Data Information Sources 87
Company Source 87
SEC/Other Regulatory Filings 87
Other Sources 87
Expert Panel Validation 87
Data Definition 87
Oil and Gas Reserves 87
Units of Measure 88
About GlobalData 88
Disclosure 88
Disclaimer 88

List of Tables
Table 1: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Key Facts 8
Table 2: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Share Price Performance, Q4, 2013-Q4, 2014 9
Table 3: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Key Valuation Metrics, Q4, 2013-Q4, 2014 10
Table 4: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Upstream Capital Expenditure, Q4, 2013-Q4, 2014 11
Table 5: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Total Crude Oil and Natural Gas, Production, Q4, 2013-Q4, 2014 12
Table 6: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Total Oil & Gas Production, By Country/Region, mmboe, Q4, 2013-Q4, 2014 13
Table 7: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Total Crude Oil Production, mmbbl, Q4, 2013-Q4, 2014 14
Table 8: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Crude Oil Production, By Country/Region, mmbbl, Q4, 2013-Q4, 2014 15
Table 9: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Total Natural Gas Production, bcf, Q4, 2013-Q4, 2014 16
Table 10: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Natural Gas Production, By Country/Region, bcf, Q4, 2013-Q4, 2014 17
Table 11: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Share Price Performance, 2010-2014 18
Table 12: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Key Valuation Metrics, 2010-2014 19
Table 13: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Total Crude Oil and Natural Gas, Production and Reserves, mmboe, 2010-2014 21
Table 14: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Total Crude Oil & Natural Gas Production and Reserves, By Country/Region, mmboe, 2010-2014 23
Table 15: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Total Crude Oil and Natural Gas Reserve Changes, mmboe, 2010-2014 25
Table 16: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Crude Oil Production and Reserves Metrics, mmbbl, 2010-2014 26
Table 17: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Crude Oil Production and Reserves, By Country/Region, mmbbl, 2010-2014 28
Table 18: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Crude Oil Reserve Changes, mmbbl, 2010-2014 29
Table 19: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Natural Gas Production and Reserves Metrics, bcf, 2010-2014 30
Table 20: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Natural Gas Production and Reserves, By Country/Region, bcf, 2010-2014 32
Table 21: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Natural Gas Reserve Changes, bcf, 2010-2014 33
Table 22: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Oil and Gas Reserves Life Index, Years, 2010-2014 34
Table 23: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Oil and Gas Reserves Life Index, By Country/Region, Years, 2010-2014 37
Table 24: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Upstream Capital Expenditure, US$ mil, 2010-2014 38
Table 25: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Proved and Unproved Acquisition Costs, By Country/Region, US$ mil, 2010-2014 40
Table 26: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Exploration and Development Costs, By Country/Region, US$ mil, 2010-2014 42
Table 27: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Reserves Replacement, Finding and Development Costs, Finding Cost and Proved Acquisition Costs Per boe, US$/boe, 2010-2014 43
Table 28: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Reserves Replacement, Finding and Development Costs, Finding Cost and Proved Acquisition Costs Per boe, US$/boe, By Country/Region, 2010-2014 46
Table 29: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Oil and Gas Production Replacement Ratio, %, 2010-2014 48
Table 30: Royal Dutch Shell plc, 3-Year Wt.Avg. Oil and Gas Production Replacement Ratio, By Country/Region, %, 2010-2014 53
Table 31: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Revenue and Expenses, US$ mil, 2010-2014 55
Table 32: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Revenue and Expenses, By Country/Region, US$ mil, 2010-2014 60
Table 33: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Oil and Gas Revenue and Expenses, US$/boe, 2010-2014 62
Table 34: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Oil and Gas Revenue and Expenses, US$/boe, By Country/Region, 2010-2014 66
Table 35: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Oil and Gas Performance Metrics, 2010-2014 68
Table 36: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Land Holdings (Developed and Undeveloped Acreage), Acres, 2010-2014 69
Table 37: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Land Holdings (Developed and Undeveloped Acreage), By Country/Region, Acres, 2010-2014 72
Table 38: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Producible Oil and Gas Wells, 2010-2014 73
Table 39: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Producible Oil and Gas Wells, By Country/Region, 2010-2014 77
Table 40: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Exploratory and Developed Wells, 2010-2014 79
Table 41: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Exploratory and Developed Wells, By Country/Region, 2010-2014 80

List of Figures
Figure 1: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Share Price Performance, USD/Share, Q4, 2013-Q4, 2014 9
Figure 2: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Key Valuation Metrics, EV/Production ($/boed), EV/Proved Reserve ($/boe), Q4, 2013-Q4, 2014 10
Figure 3: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Upstream Capital Expenditure, US$ mil, Q4, 2013-Q4, 2014 11
Figure 4: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Total Crude Oil and Natural Gas, Production, mmboe, Q4, 2013-Q4, 2014 12
Figure 5: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Total Oil & Gas Production, By Country/Region, mmboe, Q4, 2013-Q4, 2014 13
Figure 6: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Total Crude Oil Production, mmbbl, Q4, 2013-Q4, 2014 14
Figure 7: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Crude Oil Production, By Country/Region, mmbbl, Q4, 2013-Q4, 2014 15
Figure 8: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Total Natural Gas Production, bcf, Q4, 2013-Q4, 2014 16
Figure 9: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Natural Gas Production, By Country/Region, bcf, Q4, 2013-Q4, 2014 17
Figure 10: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Share Price Performance, USD/Share, 2010-2014 18
Figure 11: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Key Valuation Metrics, EV/Production ($/boed), EV/Proved Reserve (US$/boe), 2010-2014 19
Figure 12: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Total Crude Oil and Natural Gas, Production and Reserves, mmboe, 2010-2014 20
Figure 13: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Total Oil & Gas Reserves, End of Period, By Country/Region, mmboe, 2010-2014 22
Figure 14: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Total Oil & Gas Production, By Country/Region, mmboe, 2010-2014 22
Figure 15: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Total Crude Oil and Natural Gas Reserve Changes, mmboe, 2014 25
Figure 16: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Crude Oil Production and Reserves Metrics, mmbbl, 2010-2014 26
Figure 17: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Oil Reserves, End of Period, By Country/Region, mmbbl, 2010-2014 27
Figure 18: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Oil Production, By Country/Region, mmbbl, 2010-2014 27
Figure 19: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Crude Oil Reserve Changes, mmbbl, 2014 29
Figure 20: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Natural Gas Production and Reserves Metrics, bcf, 2010-2014 30
Figure 21: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Gas Reserves, End of Period, By Country/Region, bcf, 2010-2014 31
Figure 22: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Gas Production, By Country/Region, bcf, 2010-2014 31
Figure 23: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Natural Gas Reserve Changes, bcf, 2014 33
Figure 24: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Oil and Gas Reserves Life Index, Years, 2010-2014 34
Figure 25: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Gas Reserve Life Index, By Country/Region, Years, 2010-2014 35
Figure 26: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Oil & Gas Reserve Life Index, By Country/Region, Years, 2010-2014 35
Figure 27: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Oil Reserve Life Index, By Country/Region, Years, 2010-2014 36
Figure 28: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Upstream Capital Expenditure, US$ mil, 2010-2014 38
Figure 29: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Proved Acquisition Costs, By Country/Region, US$ mil, 2010-2014 39
Figure 30: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Unproved Acquisition Costs, By Country/Region, US$ mil, 2010-2014 39
Figure 31: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Development Costs, By Country/Region, US$ mil, 2010-2014 41
Figure 32: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Exploration Costs, By Country/Region, US$ mil, 2010-2014 41
Figure 33: Royal Dutch Shell plc, 3-Year Wt.Avg., Reserves Replacement, Finding and Development Costs, Finding Cost and Proved Acquisition Costs Per boe, US$/boe, 2010-2014 43
Figure 34: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Oil & Gas Finding & Development Cost/boe, 3-Year Average, By Country/Region, US$/boe, 2010-2014 45
Figure 35: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Oil & Gas Finding Cost per boe, 3-Year Average, By Country/Region, US$/boe, 2010-2014 45
Figure 36: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Reserve Replacement Cost per boe, 3-Year Average, By Country/Region, US$/boe, 2010-2014 46
Figure 37: Royal Dutch Shell plc, 3-Year Wt.Avg., Oil and Gas Production Replacement Ratio, %, 2010-2014 48
Figure 38: Royal Dutch Shell plc, 3-Year Wt. Avg. Gas F&D Production Replacement, By Country/Region, %, 2010-2014 50
Figure 39: Royal Dutch Shell plc, 3-Year Wt. Avg. Gas RRC Production Replacement, By Country/Region, %, 2010-2014 50
Figure 40: Royal Dutch Shell plc, 3-Year Wt. Avg. Oil & Gas F&D Production Replacement, By Country/Region, %, 2010-2014 51
Figure 41: Royal Dutch Shell plc, 3-Year Wt. Avg. Oil & Gas RRC Production Replacement, By Country/Region, %, 2010-2014 51
Figure 42: Royal Dutch Shell plc, 3-Year Wt. Avg. Oil F&D Production Replacement, By Country/Region, %, 2010-2014 52
Figure 43: Royal Dutch Shell plc, 3-Year Wt. Avg. Oil RRC Production Replacement, By Country/Region, %, 2010-2014 52
Figure 44: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Revenue and Expenses, US$ mil, 2010-2014 55
Figure 45: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization From Upstream Oil & Gas Operations, By Country/Region, US$ mil, 2010-2014 56
Figure 46: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Exploration Expenses, By Country/Region, US$ mil, 2010-2014 56
Figure 47: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Income Tax Provision (Benefit) From Upstream Oil & Gas Operations, By Country/Region, US$ mil, 2010-2014 57
Figure 48: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Net Income/ Loss From Upstream Oil & Gas Operations, By Country/Region, US$ mil, 2010-2014 57
Figure 49: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Oil & Gas Revenue, By Country/Region, US$ mil, 2010-2014 58
Figure 50: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Profit (loss) Before Taxation From Upstream Oil & Gas Operations, By Country/Region, US$ mil, 2010-2014 58
Figure 51: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Production Costs, By Country/Region, US$ mil, 2010-2014 59
Figure 52: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Total Expenses From Upstream Oil & Gas Operations, By Country/Region, US$ mil, 2010-2014 59
Figure 53: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Oil and Gas Revenue and Expenses, US$/boe, 2010-2014 62
Figure 54: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Exploration Expenses per boe, By Country/Region, US$/boe, 2010-2014 63
Figure 55: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Income Tax/(Benefit) per boe, By Country/Region, US$/boe, 2010-2014 63
Figure 56: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Lifting Cost per boe, By Country/Region, US$/boe, 2010-2014 64
Figure 57: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Annual Net Income per boe, By Country/Region, US$/boe, 2010-2014 64
Figure 58: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Oil & Gas Revenue per boe, By Country/Region, US$/boe, 2010-2014 65
Figure 59: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Total DD&A per boe, By Country/Region, US$/boe, 2010-2014 65
Figure 60: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Total Revenue per boe, By Country/Region, US$/boe, 2010-2014 66
Figure 61: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Oil and Gas Performance Metrics, 2010-2014 68
Figure 62: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Land Holdings (Developed and Undeveloped Acreage), Acres, 2010-2014 69
Figure 63: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Total Gross Undeveloped Acreage, By Country/Region, Acres, 2010-2014 70
Figure 64: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Total Net Undeveloped Acreage, By Country/Region, Acres, 2010-2014 70
Figure 65: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Total Gross Developed Acreage, By Country/Region, Acres, 2010-2014 71
Figure 66: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Total Net Developed Acreage, By Country/Region, Acres, 2010-2014 71
Figure 67: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Producible Oil and Gas Wells, 2010-2014 73
Figure 68: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Gross Productive Gas Wells, By Country/Region, Number, 2010-2014 74
Figure 69: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Gross Productive Oil & Gas Wells, By Country/Region, Number, 2010-2014 74
Figure 70: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Gross Productive Oil Wells, By Country/Region, Number, 2010-2014 75
Figure 71: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Net/Gross Oil & Gas Ratio, By Country/Region, %, 2010-2014 75
Figure 72: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Net Productive Gas Wells, By Country/Region, Number, 2010-2014 76
Figure 73: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Net Productive Oil & Gas Wells, By Country/Region, Number, 2010-2014 76
Figure 74: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Net Productive Oil Wells, By Country/Region, Number, 2010-2014 77
Figure 75: Royal Dutch Shell plc, Exploratory and Developed Wells, 2010-2014 79


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