Main Business Activities
Shell has been present in France since 1919. Our main operations involve the supply and marketing of petroleum products and services. Shell has 85 retail sites in France, a lubricants blending plant in Nanterre and a research centre for bitumen close to Strasbourg. In 2017, a New Energies team was created to develop activities in renewable energy. Shell also has a number of interests in joint ventures and subsidiaries.
Country Financial Analysis
Shell paid no corporate income tax for 2018 due to losses carried forward from prior years and tax credits for research and development. The tax paid figure is a refund as a result of losses arising in previous years.