Royal Dutch Shell plc : TR-1: Notification of Major Interests in Shares

Jan 20, 2010, 10:34 ET from Royal Dutch Shell plc

LONDON, January 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached:

    Royal Dutch Shell plc (B shares) (NYSE:   RDS.A) (NYSE:   RDS.B)

    2. Reason for the notification                             State
                                                               Yes/No
    An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                 Yes
    An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial
    instruments which may result in the acquisition of
    shares already issued to which voting rights are
    attached
    An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar
    economic effect to qualifying financial instruments
    An event changing the breakdown of voting rights
    Other (please specify):

    3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification     Legal &
    obligation:                                            General Group
                                                            Plc (Group)
                                                              Legal &
                                                              General
                                                             Investment
                                                             Management
                                                           Limited (LGIM)

    4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.):    Legal &
                                                              General
                                                             Assurance
                                                             (Pensions
                                                             Management)
                                                            Limited (PMC)
                                                               Legal &
                                                           General Group
                                                             Plc (L&G)

    5. Date of the transaction and date on which the         15 January
       threshold is crossed or reached:                         2010

    6. Date on which issuer notified:                        19 January
                                                                2010
    7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:           Above 5%
                                                              (Group)
                                                              Above 5%
                                                               (LGIM)

    8. Notified details:
    A: Voting rights attached to shares

    Class/type   Situation        Resulting situation after the triggering
    of shares   previous to                     transaction
        if          the
     possible   Triggering
    using the   transaction
    ISIN CODE

               Number Number  Number of     Number of voting      % of voting
                 of     of     shares            rights             rights
               Shares Voting
                      Rights
                                          Direct    Indirect  Direct Indirect
    B ORD EURO   Below 5%
    0.07 (UK)     (as at    134,975,155 123,121,486 11,853,669 4.567%  0.439%
                11/01/2010)

    B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
    Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

       Type of       Expiration   Exercise/Conversion Number of     % of
      financial         date            Period          voting     voting
      instrument                                        rights     rights
                                                       that may
                                                          be
                                                       acquired
                                                        if the
                                                      instrument
                                                          is
                                                      exercised/
                                                      converted

C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments

    Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

     Type of   Exercise Expiration Exercise/Conve   Number of  % of voting
    financial   Price      date      rsion Period    voting       rights
    instrument                                       rights
                                                     instr
                                                     ument
                                                    refers to
                                                               Nominal Delta


    Total (A+B+C)
    Number of voting rights      % of voting rights
            134,975,155                     5.00%

    9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights
       and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable


    Legal & General Group Plc (Direct and Indirect) (Group) (134,975,155 -
    5.00% = Total Position)

    Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Limited (Direct and
    Indirect) (LGIMH) (134,975,155 - 5.00% = Total Position)

    Legal & General Investment Management Limited (Indirect) (LGIM)
    (134,975,155 - 5.00% = Total Position)

    Legal & General Group Plc (Direct) (L&G) (123,121,486 - 4.56% = LGAS,
    LGPL & PMC)

    Legal & General Investment Management    Legal & General Insurance
    (Holdings) Limited (Direct) (LGIMHD)     Holdings Limited(Direct) (LGIH)
    (105,650,991 - 3.91% = PMC)

    Legal & General Assurance (Pensions      Legal & General Assurance
    Management) Limited (PMC) (105,650,991   Society Limited (LGAS & LGPL)
    - 3.91% = PMC)
                                             Legal & General Pensions Limited
                                             (Direct) (LGPL)

    Proxy Voting:

    10. Name of the proxy holder:                 N/A
    11. Number of voting rights
        proxy holder will cease to hold:          N/A
    12. Date on which proxy holder will
        cease to hold voting rights:              N/A
    13. Additional information:
        Notification using the total voting rights figure of 2,695,808,103

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