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Our corporate history

Discover how Shell became one of today's major energy companies.

Our history in Oman

In the Sultanate, dating back to 1958, the Royal Dutch Shell plc witnessed the birth of Oman's renaissance and had the opportunity to be an active participant in its development from the country's initial discovery of oil through the Royal Dutch Shell plc' s association and partnership with the Omani Government in Petroleum Development of Oman, where Shell owns 34% of the equity.

History of our logo

For more than 100 years the name Shell, our logo the pecten and our distinctive red and yellow colours have identified our brand.