September 2007


HP Viewpoint: Truths about future energy supplies and the refining industry

Oil and gas companies are facing increasing demands fo..

Mesters, C., Shell Research and Technology

Oil and gas companies are facing increasing demands for their products and, at the same time, need to meet those demands in an environmentally responsible way. The reality of accelerating demand is one of the three hard truths that Jeroen van der Veer, Shell Group chief executive, has recently stated will generate turbulence in the global energy system in the decades ahead. c More demand. By 2050, some analysts believe that energy usage may be twice as high as it is today, or even greater. The main causes for greater demand will be global populat

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