Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) is a holding company, which owns, directly or indirectly, investments in the numerous companies constituting the group. Shell is engaged globally in the aspects of the oil and natural gas industry. It has interests in chemicals, as well as interests in power generation and renewable energy. The segments of the Company are Exploration & Production, Gas & Power, Oil Sands, Oil Products and Chemicals. The Exploration & Production business searches for and recovers oil and natural gas globally. The Gas & Power business liquefies natural gas and transports it to customers across the world. The Oil Sands business, the Athabasca Oil Sands Project, extracts bitumen from oil sands in Alberta, western Canada and converts it to synthetic crude oils. The Oil Products business makes moves and sells a range of petroleum-based products around the world for domestic, industrial and transport use. The Chemicals business produces petrochemicals for industrial customers.