UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 6-K

REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16
UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

For the month of June, 2016

Commission File Number: 1-32575

Royal Dutch Shell plc
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(Translation of registrant’s name into English)
 
30, Carel van Bylandtlaan, 2596 HR The Hague
The Netherlands
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(Address of principal executive office)
 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F:  [x] Form 20-F    [ ] Form 40-F
 
Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1):  [ ]
 
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The following is the text of an announcement released to the London Stock
Exchange by Royal Dutch Shell plc on June 27, 2016

ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC

ISSUANCE OF NEW SHARES

Royal Dutch Shell plc (the "Company") announces that it has today issued
50,545,730 A ordinary shares of €0.07 each in relation to the scrip dividend
programme for the first quarter 2016 interim dividend.

Following this issue, the total number of A shares in issue is 4,325,899,655
ordinary shares of €0.07 each and the total number of B shares is 3,745,486,731
ordinary shares of €0.07 each. A shares and B shares have identical voting
rights. The Company holds no ordinary shares in Treasury.

The total number of A shares and B shares in issue is 8,071,386,386 ordinary
shares of €0.07 each and this figure may be used by shareholders as the
denominator for the calculation by which they will determine if they are
required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, Royal
Dutch Shell plc under the FCA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

This announcement will be available on http://www.shell.com/investor.

June 27, 2016

Mark Edwards
Deputy Company Secretary




ENQUIRIES

Shell Media Relations
International, UK, European Press: +44 20 7934 5550

Shell Investor Relations
Europe: + 31 70 377 4540
United States: +1 832 337 2034

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This Report on Form 6-K is incorporated by reference into:

a) the Registration Statement on Form F-3 of Royal Dutch Shell plc and Shell
International Finance B.V. (Registration Numbers 333-199736 and 333-199736-01);
and

b) the Registration Statements on Forms S-8 of Royal Dutch Shell plc 
(Registration Numbers 333-126715, 333-141397, 333-171206, 333-192821 and
333-200953).

 

SIGNATURES
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
 
    Royal Dutch Shell plc
     
Date: June 28, 2016 By: /s/ M Edwards

  Name:  M Edwards
  Title: Deputy Company Secretary