This article is about the U.S. division. For the parent company, see Royal Dutch Shell. For the Canadian oil company of the same trademark, see Shell Canada.
Shell Oil Company Shell logo.svg
Industry Oil, energy
Headquarters Houston, Texas, U.S.
Key people Marvin E. Odum, President
Revenue Increase $2.147 billion (2008)
Employees 24,008 (2008)
Parent Royal Dutch Shell
Website Shell U.S. Site
One Shell Plaza, Shell Oil Company’s headquarters in Houston.

Shell Oil Company is the United States-based subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell, a multinational “oil major” of Anglo-Dutch origins, which is amongst the largest oil companies in the world. Approximately 22,000 Shell employees are based in the U.S. The U.S. head office is in Houston, Texas. Shell Oil Company, including its consolidated companies and its share in equity companies, is one of America’s largest oil and natural gas producers, natural gas marketers, gasoline marketers and petrochemical manufacturers.

Shell is the market leader through approximately 25,000 Shell-branded gas stations in the U.S. which also serve as Shell’s most visible public presence. Shell Oil Company is a 50/50 partner with the Saudi Arabian government-owned oil company Saudi Aramco in Motiva Enterprises, a refining and marketing joint venture which owns and operates three oil refineries on the Gulf Coast of the United States.

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