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Royal Dutch Shell CEO Ben van Beurden
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    Current Employee - Geologist in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Geologist in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Royal Dutch Shell full-time

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    Great Benefits. Huge variety of roles within geology, easy to broaden geological experience. Access to experts and technology. Good training program. Great people.


    Bureaucracy. Hard to find resources because company's so big. Training program interferes with on the job time which can affect your performance reviews -- your supervisor doesn't care you were gone for two months because it was required.

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Accepted Offer
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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 ... More

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