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Profile of registrant

Shell Companies

Identification number in the register: 05032108616-26
Registration date: 18/04/12 10:36:21

The information on this organisation was last modified on 15/04/14 15:21:12
The date of the last annual update was 15/04/14 15:21:12

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Shell Companies
Acronym: Shell
Legal status: Royal Dutch Shell plc directly or indirectly holds shares in Shell Companies. Royal Dutch Shell plc is a public Limited Company with its registered offices in the United Kingdom and headquartered in The Hague, the Netherlands.
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Ben van Beurden
Position: Chief Executive Officer

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Ivan Martin
Position: Head of European Union Liaison for Shell Companies

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 30 Carel van Bylandtlaan 
The Hague 2596 HR
Telephone number: (+31) 703771000
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Royal Dutch Shell plc is incorporated in England and Wales, has its headquarters in The Hague and is listed on the London, Amsterdam and New York stock exchanges. Shell companies have operations in more than 110 countries with businesses including oil and gas exploration and production; production and marketing of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and Gas to Liquids (GtL); manufacturing, marketing and shipping of oil products and chemicals; and renewable energy projects.

The objectives of the Shell Group are to engage safely, efficiently, responsibly and profitably in crude oil, oil products, gas, petrochemicals and other selected businesses and to participate in the search for and development of other sources of energy to meet evolving customer needs and the world’s growing demand for energy.

Shell complies with all applicable laws and regulations of the countries in which we operate. Further every Shell employee must operate every day within the rules and guidelines of the Shell General Business Principles and the Shell Code of Conduct available at
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 8
Complementary information: Shell staff regularly engaged in interest representation activities towards the EU Institutions.

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Susan SHANNON 09/10/14 06/10/15
Juliana Guerreiro Viegas 24/06/14 20/06/15
Ivan MARTIN 25/06/14 23/06/15
Arjan WAAIJER 24/07/14 15/07/15
Noor Yafai 18/10/14 15/10/15
Lea Weisbrod 25/06/14 23/12/14
Linda BOLL 09/10/14 07/10/15
Tabe van Hoolwerff 27/09/14 25/09/15
Xavier MAASARANI 21/06/14 19/06/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Communication - Energy Roadmap 2050
European Commission Communication on a policy framework for climate and energy in the period from 2020 to 2030
European Commission Communication on the exploration and production of hydrocarbons (such as shale gas) using high volume hydraulic fracturing in the EU
Implementation of Directive 2009/30/EC as regards the specification of petrol, diesel and gas-oil and introducing a mechanism to monitor and reduce greenhouse gas emissions
European Commission proposal for a Directive amending Directive 98/70/EC relating to the quality of petrol and diesel fuels and amending Directive 2009/28/EC on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources
European Parliament and Council Directive 2013/30/EU on safety of offshore oil and gas operations and amending Directive 2004/35/EC
European Commission proposal for a Directive on the harmonisation of transparency requirements in relation to information about issuers whose securities are admitted to trading on a regulated market and Commission Directive 2007/14/EC

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Budget
  • Climate Action
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Internal Market
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Shell is a member of the following organizations conducting activities that may come under the scope of the register:

ASFE (Alliance for Synthetic Fuels in Europe)
CEFIC (European Chemical Industry Council)
CEPS (Center for European Policy Studies)
CONCAWE (Oil Companies' European Association for Environment, Health and Safety in refining and distribution)
EEF (European Energy Forum)
EFET (European Federation of Energy Traders)
EGAF (European Gas Advocacy Forum)
ERT (European Round Table of Industrialists)
EU CLG (EU Corporate Leaders Groups on Climate Change)
EUROPIA (European Petroleum Industry Association)
Friends of Europe
GERG (European Gas Research Group)
GIE (Gas Infraestructure Europe)
IETA (International Emissions Trading Association)
New IG (New Energy World Industry Grouping – fuel cells and hydrogen for sustainability)
OCIMF (Oil Companies International Marine Forum)
OGP (International Association of Oil & Gas producers)
Shale Gas Europe
The Energy Partnership
ZEP (European Technology Platform for Zero Emission Fossil Fuel Power Plants)

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 4250000  € - 4500000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

The declared amount is the best estimate of costs associated with interest representation activity as defined in Section IV of the Interinstitutional Agreement between the European Parliament and the European Commission on the establishment of a transparency register for organisations and self-employed individuals engaged in EU policy-making and policy implementation, such as preparation and communication of position papers, meetings with policy-makers, organisation of and participation in policy events. This includes: operating costs of the EU Liaison office; salaries of staff, and travel expenses attributable to interest representation; total fees paid to the European industry associations and think tanks listed under the section “Networking”; and, fees paid to EU affairs consultancies.

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.