Two sources were used:
– the Annual Reports of the companies themselves;
– the internal Shell reports on ‘Oil majors performance’ which gives for the 1970s more realistic estimates of total employment of BP.
Excel Worksheet 4 (26 Kb) contains the tables:
4.1 Number of employees in Royal Dutch/Shell, Exxon, and BP, 1950-2000
4.2 Regional breakdown of employment for Royal Dutch/Shell, 1928-2000
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