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Our corporate history

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

Our history in Nigeria

In 1936, the Royal Dutch/Shell Group founded Shell D'Arcy, the first Shell company in Nigeria.

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.

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