LONDON, March 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Royal Dutch Shell plc (the "Company") (NYSE: RDS.A) (NYSE: RDS.B) announces that application has been made to the UK Listing Authority and the London Stock Exchange for 27,498,073 A ordinary shares of Eur0.07 each in the capital of the Company (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 2011 interim dividend and dealings are expected to commence on 22 March 2012.
These Shares will rank pari passu with the existing issued A ordinary shares of Eur0.07 each.
This announcement will be available on http://www.shell.com/investor.
Deputy Company Secretary
Shell Media Relations
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SOURCE Royal Dutch Shell plc