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Journey to Sakhalin: Royal Dutch/Shell in Russia

Group Members

Company background
Royal Dutch Shell PLC , commonly known as shell is an Anglo Dutch multinational OIL and GAS company incorporated in the United Kingdom. Established in 1907 and headquartered in Netherlands. Royal Dutchs share of the group was 60% and Shells 40%.

Company history
After discovering oil in Sumatra, Aelijko Ziljker formed the Royal Dutch Petroleum Company in 1890. In 1897 Marcus Samuel officially created the Shell Transport and Trade Company. By 2003 Royal Dutch /Shell had enjoyed a century of extraordinary financial success and employed more than 111,000 people around the world.