LONDON, February 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Notification relating to a transaction notified in accordance with: DR 3.1.4 R(1)(a)
Date of Notification: February 27, 2011 Today's date: February 28, 2011 Name of Issuer: Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE: RDS.A)(NYSE: RDS.B) Date of transaction: February 25, 2011
Name of Directors/PDMRs:
Directors and PDMRs who have interests in the employee share plans (name/s listed below).
Nature of the transaction:
Exercise of stock options in relation to one of the Group employee share plans.
Consideration for the transaction:
Consideration paid upon exercise of the options or rights is the market value of the shares underlying the option or rights at the time of the grant(s).
Class of security: Royal Dutch Shell plc Class A ADS ("RDS.A") Director/PDMR Mark Williams 22,500 RDS.A at USD 54.35 Note
ADS stands for an American Depositary Share. ADR stands for an American Depositary Receipt. An ADR is a certificate that evidences ADSs. ADSs are listed on the NYSE under the symbols RDS.A and RDS.B. Each ADS represents two ordinary shares - two ordinary A shares in the case of RDS.A or two ordinary B shares in the case of RDS.B. In many cases the terms ADR and ADS are used interchangeably.
SOURCE Royal Dutch Shell plc