“Our (the world’s) energy consumption is on a scale so massive and demand is growing so quickly that we will need to aggressively pursue all sources of energy for decades to come just to keep up. When your President Obama says America’s energy policy should be all of the above he is absolutely right, in our opinion.”

— Peter Voser, chief executive of the global energy company Royal Dutch Shell, Shell’s CEO says gas will lead way


At a presentation in Boston Voser said the United States and the world need to increase the use of solar panels, wind turbines, and other renewable energy-generating sources to meet the growing demand for power, but abundant natural gas supplies present the most straightforward way to a cleaner future.