Shell will make an initial contribution of $1 million to the American Red Cross Hurricane Harvey disaster relief fund.
As recovery and relief efforts evolve, the supermajor will consider where else to offer assistance that can have the most immediate impact, the company said in a statement.
Bruce Culpepper, Shell US president, said:”Our roots run extremely deep in Houston and we are committed to doing our part to help the city move on in the aftermath of Harvey.
“Shell employs nearly 20,000 people in the U.S. and nearly half of them are being directly impacted by Harvey.
“Despite the hardships associated with this event, countless employees have reached out to understand how they can contribute to the relief effort.
“Ours is a resilient family and I’m proud of the effort employees are making to look after their neighbours and fellow citizens.”