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Shell is a Dutch oil and gas company known formally as Royal Dutch Shell. Shell is one of the most valuable companies in the world. It can be found on the Fortune Global 500. The Royal Dutch Shell company was founded in 1907. It was created with the merger of Royal Dutch Petroleum Company and Shell Transport and Trading Company, a British company. Shell was the main supplier of fuel and TNT to British armed forces during WWI. Shell took over the Mexican Eagle Petroleum Company in 1919, forming Shell-Mex Limited. By 1930, Shell was the largest oil company in the world. Shell became the first company in the Netherlands to purchase a computer in 1952.
Shell has attempted to diversify its products into alternative energy products multiple times. Unfortunately, none of these attempts have been successful and Shell has sold off each of its ventures. Shell has been criticized for practices in Africa, including pollution and the curtailing of protests. Shell was sued for responsibility in a number of human rights violations in Nigeria. Although Shell did not accept liability, they were accused of collaboration in the execution of nine leaders of the Ogoni tribe. They did pay over $15 million as a legal settlement in the affair. They have also had a number of health and safety violations at locations around the world.