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    most staff are excellent, training is excellent, opportunities for international travel are there (although not always)


    lots of procedures, safe, mostly a good thing but sometimes to the point of ridiculousness (particularly for office activities), very prescriptive in their career paths- once you are in one stream it's very hard to switch

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
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    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Royal Dutch Shell (Houston, TX) in March 2015.


    Online personality test and online problem solving test which includes two parts: math and situation/ problem solving in oil and gas industry background. After that, they asked for a phone interview, mostly behavior questions, about one hour. The hiring was quick, they sent an offer next day morning by phone later in an official email. Great expiereience, interviewer was really nice and patient.

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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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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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