If there is one subject that divides energy producers it’s the question of when oil demand will peak. Indeed, it is such a controversial topic that some senior figures like Saudi Arabia’s Energy Minister, Khalid al-Falih, prefer not to discuss it at all.
Shell boss Ben van Beurden has adopted a very different approach, one that puts him at odds with those whose faith in hydrocarbons is unshakeable. With some of his rivals refusing to face up to the challenge, the Dutchman is tackling it head on, almost with relish it sometimes seems, recently boasting that his next car would be an electric one.
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