Royal Dutch Shell plc said on Wednesday it has successfully purchased the cancellation of 500,000 A Shares at a price of $32.75 (25.79 euros) per share.

The global energy and petrochemicals group further announced that it has also purchased the cancellation of 150,000 A Shares at a price of 33 US cents (1732.09 pence) per share.

According to a statement released by the group, after the cancellation of these shares, the remaining number of A

Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 3,737,150,000.

From Wednesday 27 September, 2,759,360,000 B Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc were in issue.