Shell Companies (Shell)

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Lobbying costs:

WARNING: As this organisation lists one or more EP accredited lobbyists, it is highly improbable that its lobbying costs are lower than €10,000.

WARNING: The lobbying costs declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.

4,500,000€ - 4,749,000€

Financial year: 01/01/2019 - 01/12/2019

Lobbyists declared: 10.5 FTE (16)

WARNING: The number of full time equivalent lobbyists declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.


Lobbyists with EP accreditation: 3


Meetings with European Commission: 80

Lobbying costs over the years:


Shell Companies (Shell)

Registration on EU Transparency Register

05032108616-26 (First registered: 18 Apr 2012)

Goals / Remit

Royal Dutch Shell plc is incorporated in England and Wales, has its headquarters in The Hague and has securities listed on the London, Amsterdam and New York stock exchanges. The companies in which Royal Dutch Shell plc directly or indirectly owns investments are separate legal entities. In this annual update, “Shell”, “Shell Group” and “Royal Dutch Shell” are sometimes used for convenience where references are made to Royal Dutch Shell plc and its subsidiaries in general. Shell is an international group of companies that aims to meet the world’s growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible. Shell uses advanced technologies and takes an innovative approach to help build a sustainable energy future. Shell’s operations are divided into the businesses Upstream, Integrated Gas and New Energies, Chemicals and Oil Products. Shell’s Projects & Technology organization manages the delivery of Shell’s major projects and drives its research and innovation. Shell’s strategy is to strengthen its position as a leading energy company by providing oil, gas and low-carbon energy products and services as the world’s energy system transforms. The Shell General Business Principles, Code of Conduct and Ethics and Compliance Manual help everyone at Shell act in line with its core values and comply with relevant laws and regulations. As part of Shell General Business Principles, Shell commits to contribute to sustainable development, balancing short and long-term interests and integrating economic, environmental and social considerations into its decision-making. All Shell employees and contractors, and those at joint ventures Shell operates, are expected to understand and continually behave in line with Shell’s Business Principles. Shell expects suppliers, and joint ventures that it does not operate, to apply equivalent principles. More information at


Energy Union - A Framework Strategy for a Resilient Energy Union with a Forward-Looking Climate Change Policy (Energy Union) – COM (2015) 80; Clean Energy Package - COM (2016)/860; A European Strategy for Low-emission Mobility – COM 2016/0501 final; Directive 2018/2001/EU on the promotion of the use of renewable energy sources; A Clean Planet for all - A European strategic long-term vision for a prosperous, modern, competitive and climate neutral economy – COM (2018)773; Proposal for a Regulation setting CO2 emission performance standards for new heavy-duty vehicles - COM(2018) 284; Regulation setting CO2 emission performance standards for new passenger cars and for new light commercial vehicles - COM(2017) 676; Proposal for a regulation on the internal electricity market - COM(2016) 861; Proposal to amend Directive 2009/73/EC concerning common rules for the internal market in natural gas; EU external energy relations strategy and energy partnerships with producing and transit countries and regions; European Strategic Energy Technology Plan; Sustainable Finance: Action Plan Financing Sustainable Growth (COM(2018) 97) and its related initiatives such as: COM (2018) 355: Proposal for a Regulation amending Regulation (EU) 2016/1011 on low carbon benchmarks and positive carbon impact benchmarks (2018/0180/COD); COM (2018) 354; Proposal for a Regulation on disclosures relating to sustainable investments and sustainability risks and amending Directive (EU) 2016/2341 (2018/0179/COD) and COM (2018) 353; Proposal for a Regulation on the establishment of a framework to facilitate sustainable investment (2018/0178/COD); Implementation of Directive 2003/87/EC on establishing a scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading within the Community; The European Green Deal Communication –COM (2019) 640. Responses to the following public stakeholder consultations in 2018-2019: Methodological choices for determining the list of sectors and subsectors deemed exposed to a significant risk of carbon leakage, for the period 2021-2030 (2018); Establishment of the Innovation Fund (2018); Strategy for long-term EU greenhouse gas emissions reductions (2018); Proposal for a Directive amending Directive 2009/73/EC - Gas Directive (2018); Alternative Fuels infrastructure Directive (AFID) (2019)


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