Royal Dutch Shell's revenue by region 2010-2018

This statistic describes Royal Dutch Shell's revenue from 2010 to 2018, distributed by region. Royal Dutch Shell is one of the top five oil and gas companies worldwide, operating in every segment of the oil and gas industry. The company is headquartered in the Hague, Netherlands. In 2018, Shell generated some 153.72 billion U.S. dollars of revenue in Asia, Oceania, and Africa. The company generates most of its revenue in these regions.

Royal Dutch Shell

Royal Dutch Shell is not only one of the largest oil and gas companies worldwide but also had the fifth-highest revenue globally in tax year ended in March 2017. In that year, Shell made some 311.9 billion U.S. dollars of revenue, and topped other major global players of its branch, such as ExxonMobil, PetroChina, and BP. Five companies out of the global top 10 were from the oil and gas sector. Shell is also one of the companies with the highest market value worldwide. As of 2018, the company’s value stood at some 307 billion U.S. dollars.

Royal Dutch Shell was founded through the merger of two rival companies from the Netherlands and from the United Kingdom. The main aim of this fusion was to compete with John D. Rockefellers’s Standard Oil Company. Today, Shell is a multinational corporation, headquartered in The Hague, Netherlands. The company is involved in every segment of the oil and gas industry – from exploration and production to trading and power generation.

As of 2018, Royal Dutch Shell employed some 81 thousand people worldwide. The company generates most of its revenue on the European continent. The Upstream segment is Shell’s predominant division, responsible for more than 80 percent of the company’s total revenue. This segment includes exploration, production, refining, and transportation.

Royal Dutch Shell's revenue from 2010 to 2018, by region (in billion U.S. dollars)*

20102012201420172018
Asia, Oceania, Africa110.96156.31149.87114.68153.72
Europe**137.36184.22154.71100.61118.96
United States**77.6691.5770.8166.8589.88
Other Americas42.0835.0545.7123.0325.83
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Source

Release date

March 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2009 to 2018

Supplementary notes

* Excluding inter-segment sales. This statistic was assembled using several editions of the report.
**Data for 2016 has been revised in the 2017 edition of the report.

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