Shell in $4.25 Billion Debt Offering

March 25, 2010

Cleary Gottlieb advised underwriters Barclays Capital, Credit Suisse and RBS in the offering of $2.0 billion 1.875% guaranteed notes due 2013, $1.25 billion 4.375% guaranteed notes due 2020 and $1.0 billion 5.500% guaranteed notes due 2040 issued by Shell International Finance and guaranteed by Royal Dutch Shell. Issued under a shelf registration statement, the notes will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange. The offering closed on March 25.

Royal Dutch Shell is incorporated in England and Wales, has its headquarters in The Hague and is listed on the London, Amsterdam, and New York stock exchanges. Shell companies have operations in more than 100 countries and territories with businesses including oil and gas exploration and production; production and marketing of liquefied natural gas and gas to liquids; manufacturing, marketing and shipping of oil products; and chemicals and renewable energy projects.