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    I have been working at Royal Dutch Shell

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    Very good culture, great management, good pay, good vacation package, supporting charities. I learnt a lot from senior engineers, good training programs, good opportunity for new grad

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    Oil price low impacts part of the business, hopefully this is only temporary, but luckily Shell is a diverse enough company to hedge the risk of low oil price. Sometimes there are some company politics new people need to take care of.

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Royal Dutch Shell Interviews

Updated Jan 20, 2015
Updated Jan 20, 2015

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    I was brought on by a temp agency. It was a very smooth interview process that was surprisingly quick and easy. I got to meet with the team I would potentially be working with. They were both very relatable, somewhat informal. For a place like Shell I was surprised by the way the interview worked, but I liked it that way because they made me feel very comfortable.

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Royal Dutch Shell Awards & Accolades

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Top 100 Ideal Employers for Engineering Students, Universum Global Ideal Rankings, 2013
Britain's Top 100 Graduate Employers, The Sunday Times (UK), 2012
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Website www.shell.com
Headquarters The Hague, Netherlands
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1907
Type Company - Public (RDSA)
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year
Competitors ExxonMobil, TOTAL, BP

Royal Dutch Shell sits on an oil and gas throne that is only slightly lower than that of #1 oil company Exxon Mobil. The company has worldwide proved reserves of 14.1 billion barrels of oil equivalent. Most of the oil giant's crude is produced in Nigeria, Oman, the UK, and the US. Royal Dutch Shell is also investing heavily in the Athabasca Oil Sands Project, which converts oil sands in Alberta to synthetic crude oil. The company operates 43,000 gas stations (the world's largest retail fuel network). Royal Dutch Shell, which operates in 90 countries, also produces refined... More

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