Marcus and Sam Samuel create the Shell Transport and Trading company
Shell becomes the world's leading oil company and founds Shell Chemicals
Oil demand soars and Shell expands dynamically, starts overseas exploration and partners with Ferrari
Shell Chemicals enters a golden period of research, produces its General Business Principles and diversifies its staff
Shell grows through acquisition and, in 2005, unifies Royal Dutch and Shell Transport under the title Royal Dutch Shell plc
Shell Facts Today:
Shell has 109,000+ employees in 140+ countries.
Shell focuses on 3 main profitable businesses - Exploration & Production, Downstream, Gas & Power - while having several other supporting and enabling business units.
Shell earned net revenues of $484,489 million in 2012.
Shell is the world's largest corporation as of 2012, according to the Fortune 500 List.