Articles, letters and interviews
Below are a selection of articles, opinion pieces, letters and interviews by Shell leaders.
Sep 30, 2020 - An interview with Ben van Beurden on reshaping Shell into the energy business of the future.
Jan 7, 2019 - Five years after becoming CEO of Shell, Ben van Beurden talks about climate change, his leadership style and Shell’s biggest ever financial transformation.
Nov 14, 2018 - In The National newspaper, Shell CEO Ben van Beurden writes about how the energy industry can create a new era of opportunity for young people across the Middle East and beyond.
Jun 21, 2018 - Shell Projects and Technology Director Harry Brekelmans on how governments and companies like Shell can help the world reach the goals of the Paris Agreement.
Jan 8, 2018 - Shell CEO Ben van Beurden reflects on 2017 and sets out his priorities for the year ahead.
Dec 11, 2017 - Writing on LinkedIn, Shell CEO Ben van Beurden explains how the company plans to accelerate its efforts in the transition to a lower-carbon world.
Nov 13, 2017 - Writing in The National, Shell CEO Ben van Beurden stresses the importance of oil and gas alongside renewables to drive the Middle East's energy future.
Oct 04, 2017 - Mark Gainsborough, Shell’s Executive Vice President of New Energies, on how the company will deliver more and cleaner energy solutions.
Sep 01, 2017 - Writing on LinkedIn, Shell CEO Ben van Beurden reflects on the courage and determination shown by all those caught in the trail of Harvey's devastation.
July 07, 2017 - The new energy future is one where renewables and natural gas play critical roles, argues Shell's Integrated Gas & New Energies Director Maarten Wetselaar.
Jan 09, 2017 - Shell CEO Ben van Beurden on the year just gone, and the year to come.
Dec 05, 2016 – Writing in The Tennessean, Shell Chairman Chad Holliday reflects on how to inspire more children to study science, technology, math and engineering.
Nov 25, 2016 - Watch István Kapitány’s interview with BBC Business Live on the BBC World News channel.
Nov 9, 2016 - Writing in The National newspaper, Shell CEO Ben van Beurden looks at the role of gas in the Middle East’s energy future.
Aug 31, 2016 - Writing in G20 Executive Talk Series publication, Shell Chairman Chad Holliday looks at what steps need to be taken to provide much more energy while lowering greenhouse gas emissions.
Aug 01, 2016 - Maarten Wetselaar, Integrated Gas & New Energies Director, argues that Russia – home to the largest gas reserves in the world – has a key role to play.
Apr 12, 2016 - Shell CEO Ben van Beurden was interviewed by Australian TV channel ABC News 24 during the LNG 18 conference in Perth.
Feb 16, 2016 - Shell CEO Ben van Beurden explains that Shell’s combination with BG will lead to a simpler, more agile company able to adapt and thrive in a changing energy landscape.
Jan 08, 2016 - Shell CEO Ben van Beurden reflects on business challenges and opportunities, and Shell’s role in the transition to a cleaner energy future.
Jul 13, 2015 - Andrew Brown, Upstream International Director, argues that the world must act to secure a low-carbon future before the world’s eight billionth person is born.
Jun 01, 2015 - Six energy company heads write to the Financial Times about the role natural gas can play in addressing climate change.
Jan 12, 2015 - Ben van Beurden reflects on his first year as Shell Chief Executive Officer in an interview published on Shell.com.
Dec 15, 2014 - Letter to The Financial Times from Shell CEO Ben van Beurden.
Dec 10, 2014 - Donny Ching describes how he became Shell’s Legal Director in an interview with Law360.
Dec 2, 2014 - Andy Brown, Upstream International Director, argues that natural gas, including India’s own resources, could offer a cleaner alternative to coal.
Nov 20, 2014 - Shell CEO Ben van Beurden believes the agreement between China and the USA could reinvigorate efforts to tackle climate change.
Sep 23, 2014 - Shell CEO Ben van Beurden calls for market-based mechanisms to help reduce emissions and keep the lights on for a growing population.