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Royal Dutch Shell plc: Issuance of new Shares

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Royal Dutch Shell plc: Issuance of new Shares10:39 EDT Thursday, June 21, 2012LONDON, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE: RDS.A) (NYSE: RDS.B) announces that it has today issued 19,764,839 A Ordinary shares in relation to the scrip dividend programme for the first quarter 2012 interim dividend.Following this issue and the cancellation of shares previously bought back and announced, the total number of A shares in issuance is 3,715,813,349 and the total number of B shares is 2,636,280,433.  Royal Dutch Shell plc holds no ordinary shares in Treasury.This announcement will be available on 21, 2012Mark Edwards Deputy Company SecretaryENQUIRIESMedia Contacts: International Shell Media Relations +31-70-377-3600Shell Investor Relations: The Hague Tjerk Huysinga  +31-70-377-3996North America: Ken Lawrence:  +1-713-241-2069SOURCE Royal Dutch Shell plc