Shell Canada President and CEO Clive Mather announces retirement

    CALGARY, April 19 /CNW/ - Shell Canada Limited announces that its
President and Chief Executive Officer, Clive Mather, will retire in June 2007.
    Mr. Mather was appointed President and CEO of Shell Canada Limited on
August 1, 2004. His 38-year career with Shell has spanned all its major
businesses and included assignments in Brunei, Gabon, South Africa, The
Netherlands and the United Kingdom.
    During his tenure, Mr. Mather was instrumental in the largest acquisition
in Shell Canada's history, BlackRock Ventures Inc., and in its largest capital
investment, Athabasca Oil Sands Project Expansion 1. Mr. Mather is widely
respected as an industry spokesperson and for his leadership in the area of
sustainable development.
    The announcement of Mr. Mather's retirement comes at a time when Royal
Dutch Shell is poised to assume full ownership of Shell Canada as a result of
its recent successful bid to buy out the minority interest in the Company.
    Adrian Loader, Director - Strategy and Business Development with Royal
Dutch Shell, will assume executive authority for Shell Canada on 6 June 2007
and be based in Calgary. Mr. Loader is forming a joint team comprising Shell
Canada and Royal Dutch Shell executives to oversee the process of integration,
which is expected to take until the end of the year.

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For further information: Media inquiries: Jeff Mann, Public Affairs,
(403) 691-4189

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