Abbreviations – Shell Global

In developing this section The Shell Global Glossary was relied upon.

acre - approximately 0.4 hectares


ADS - American Depositary Share


AGM - Annual General Meeting

b/d - barrels per day


bcf/d - billion cubic feet per day


boe(/d) - barrels of oil equivalent (per day)


Btu - British thermal units


BTX - benzene, toluene, xylene

C$ - Canadian dollar


CHF - Swiss franc


CO2 - carbon dioxide

DBP - deferred bonus plan

EPC - engineering, procurement and construction

GHG - greenhouse gas


GTL - gas to liquids

HSE - health, safety and environment


HSSE - health, safety, security and environment

IFRIC - International Financial Reporting Interpretations Committee


IFRS - International Financial Reporting Standards

(k)dwt - (thousand) deadweight tonnes

LNG - liquefied natural gas

LPG - liquefied petroleum gas


LTIP - long-term incentive plan

MEG - mono-ethylene glycol


mtpa - million tonnes per annum


MW - megawatts

NGL - natural gas liquids


NGO - non-governmental organisation


NOC - national oil company

OML - onshore oil mining lease


OPEC - Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries


OPL - oil prospecting licence

PSA - production-sharing agreement


PSC - production-sharing contract

R&D - research and development


REMCO - Remuneration Committee


RSP - restricted share plan

scf - standard cubic feet


SEC - United States Securities and Exchange Commission


SM/PO - styrene monomer/propylene oxide

TRCF- total recordable case frequency

USGC- United States Gulf Coast

WTI - West Texas Intermediate

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