LONDON, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Royal Dutch Shell plc ("Shell") (NYSE: RDS.A;NYSE: RDS.B) announces that application has been made to the UK Listing Authority and the London Stock Exchange for 31,143,934 A ordinary shares of Euro 0.07 each in the capital of Shell (the "Shares") to be admitted to the Official List of the United Kingdom Listing Authority and to be traded on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange. Application will also be made to Euronext Amsterdam for the Shares to be admitted to trading on Euronext Amsterdam.
The Shares are to be issued as a scrip dividend alternative to receiving a cash dividend in respect of the fourth quarter 2010 interim dividend and dealings are expected to commence on 25 March 2011.
These Shares will rank pari passu with the existing issued A ordinary shares of Euro 0.07 each.
This announcement will be available on http://www.shell.com/investor. 22 March 2011 Mark Edwards Deputy Company Secretary
SOURCE Royal Dutch Shell plc