Royal Dutch Shell plc - Share Buy-back Programme

Jun 30, 2014, 12:36 ET from Royal Dutch Shell plc

LONDON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE: RDS.A) (NYSE: RDS.B) (the 'Company') announces that it has entered into an irrevocable, non-discretionary arrangement with an independent third party to enable the purchase of ordinary shares, for cancellation, during the 2014 second quarter results close period from 1 July 2014 up to and including 31 July 2014.

As previously announced, the purpose of the share buy-back programme is to offset dilution created by the issuance of shares for the Company's Scrip Dividend Programme.  

Any purchases will be effected within certain pre-set parameters and in accordance with the Company's general authority to repurchase shares and Chapter 12 of the Listing Rules.              

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