Shell Energy North America Merger Complete



    HOUSTON, June 2 /CNW/ -- Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) announced today
that the merger between its wholly owned subsidiary, Shell Energy North
America (US), L.P. (Shell Energy North America) and four of that company's
U.S.-based Coral operating companies is complete.  Shell Energy North America
is the remaining entity.
    This merger affected Coral Energy Resources, L.P.; Coral Power, L.L.C.;
Coral Energy Management, LLC; and Coral Gas Marketing LLC, all of which merged
into Shell Energy North America on June 1, 2008.
    "We wanted to streamline our corporate structure to make it easier for
our customers to do business with us in the future.  We are very grateful for
the cooperation we have received from our customers, regulatory authorities
and other stakeholders in making this change possible, which is the
culmination of more than nine months of planning and project work within our
organization," said Mark Quartermain, president, Shell Energy North America. 
"Today's energy challenges require innovation and constant adaptation in all
aspects of the business.  This merger adds efficiencies to our corporate
structure and enhances our ability to apply our experience in responding
rapidly to customers' needs.  We are reinforcing our commitment to deliver
comprehensive solutions to solve our customers' energy challenges."
    Headquartered in Houston with regional offices throughout the United
States and Canada, Shell Energy North America, in conjunction with its
subsidiaries, operates throughout North America as an integral part of Shell's
global trading network.  A leader in North American gas and power marketing,
Shell Energy North America and its subsidiaries trade and market natural gas,
wholesale power and risk management products with counterparties and customers
throughout the region.  As a part of Shell, it leverages Shell's resources,
global reach, employee expertise and financial strength to offer integrated,
comprehensive energy solutions tailored to meet the needs of its wide variety
of customers, including large commercial and industrial users, major
retailers, local gas distribution companies, electric utilities, independent
power producers, retail energy aggregators, and oil and gas companies.  Shell
Energy North America's success can be linked to its ongoing ability to provide
customers with a diverse network of supply supported by a host of flexible and
integrated marketing, trading, risk management and asset management tools and
services.
    Shell Oil Company, including its consolidated companies and its share in
equity companies, is one of America's leading oil and natural gas producers,
natural gas marketers, gasoline marketers and petrochemical manufacturers.
Shell, a leading oil and gas producer in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, is a
recognized pioneer in oil and gas exploration and production technology. Shell
Oil Company is an affiliate of Shell, a global group of energy and
petrochemical companies, employing approximately 104,000 people and operating
in more than 130 countries and territories.
    
    Disclaimer statement
    
    This announcement contains forward-looking statements concerning the
financial condition, results of operations and businesses of Royal Dutch
Shell. All statements other than statements of historical fact are, or may be
deemed to be, forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are
statements of future expectations that are based on management's current
expectations and assumptions and involve known and unknown risks and
uncertainties that could cause actual results, performance or events to differ
materially from those expressed or implied in these statements. Forward-
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potential exposure of Royal Dutch Shell to market risks and statements
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"estimate", "expect", "intend", "may", "plan", "objectives", "outlook",
"probably", "project", "will", "seek", "target", "risks", "goals", "should"
and similar terms and phrases. There are a number of factors that could affect
the future operations of Royal Dutch Shell and could cause those results to
differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements
included in this Report, including (without limitation): (a) price
fluctuations in crude oil and natural gas; (b) changes in demand for the
Group's products; (c) currency fluctuations; (d) drilling and production
results; (e) reserve estimates; (f) loss of market and industry competition;
(g) environmental and physical risks; (h) risks associated with the
identification of suitable potential acquisition properties and targets, and
successful negotiation and completion of such transactions; (i) the risk of
doing business in developing countries and countries subject to international
sanctions; (j) legislative, fiscal and regulatory developments including
potential litigation and regulatory effects arising from recategorisation of
reserves; (k) economic and financial market conditions in various countries
and regions; (l) political risks, project delay or advancement, approvals and
cost estimates; and (m) changes in trading conditions. All forward-looking
statements contained in this presentation are expressly qualified in their
entirety by the cautionary statements contained or referred to in this
section. Readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking
statements. Each forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date of this
presentation, May 4, 2006. Neither Royal Dutch Shell nor any of its
subsidiaries undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise any
forward-looking statement as a result of new information, future events or
other information. In light of these risks, results could differ materially
from those stated, implied or inferred from the forward-looking statements
contained in this document.
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and gas companies, in their filings with the SEC, to disclose only proved
reserves that a company has demonstrated by actual production or conclusive
formation tests to be economically and legally producible under existing
economic and operating conditions.  We use certain terms in this presentation,
such as "oil in place" that the SEC's guidelines strictly prohibit us from
including in filings with the SEC.  U.S. Investors are urged to consider
closely the disclosure in our Form 20-F, File No 1-32575 and disclosure in our
Forms 6-K file No, 1-32575, available on the SEC website www.sec.gov. You can
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