Embracing Evolution

Oct 9, 2019

Shell CEO Ben van Beurden on the global evolution underway in response to climate change and the need for the energy industry to embrace it. 

My Path to Purpose

Oct 8, 2019

Shell CEO Ben van Beurden gives his personal perspective on purpose and describes his journey to becoming Energy Executive of the Year.

Getting to net zero emissions

Jul 9, 2019

Shell CEO Ben van Beurden on the proposal for the European Union to target net zero emissions by 2050, and the action that can help it happen. 

The road to decarbonisation

Jul 3, 2019

Shell CEO Ben van Beurden on how coalitions of businesses can take action today to help decarbonise the global economy, sector by sector.

Climate change: the difference business can make

Jun 11, 2019

Shell CEO Ben van Beurden on the need for supply and demand to work in harmony if the world is to tackle climate change. 

Trust in the digital age

Nov 8, 2018

At the Web Summit technology conference in Lisbon, Portugal, Shell CEO Ben van Beurden speaks on the need to gain public trust and the importance of transparency and ethical behaviour.

Weaving the golden thread of energy

Oct 18, 2018

Shell CEO Ben van Beurden on the company’s ambition to provide electricity to 100 million people who do not have a modern connection.

Moving with the times

Oct 9, 2018

Shell CEO Ben van Beurden on the importance of natural gas even during a time of change in the global energy system.

Signals to a brighter future

Jul 5, 2018

Speaking in London, UK, Shell CEO Ben van Beurden addresses the need for clear signals from the world's governments to unlock a cleaner future. Read the speech in full.

The 2018 Annual General Meeting of Royal Dutch Shell plc

May 23, 2018

The following text is based on speeches delivered by Charles O. Holliday and Ben van Beurden at the Annual General Meeting of Royal Dutch Shell plc, in The Hague on May 22, 2018.

"Non solus": new energy for the world

Mar 19, 2018

Speaking at the first annual Elsevier Economics Lecture, Shell CEO Ben van Beurden argues that collaboration is the best way to deal with climate change.

Changing in a time of change

Mar 7, 2018

Speaking at CERAWeek in Houston, USA, Shell CEO Ben van Beurden examines some of the big questions facing the oil and gas industry and offers some answers.

Deep roots, deep commitment

Sep 5, 2017

Shell CEO Ben van Beurden emphasises the opportunities that still exist in the North Sea and plots out a course to help realise its potential.

Bridges to the future of energy

Jul 10, 2017

Speech given by Ben van Beurden, Chief Executive Officer of Shell, at the World Petroleum Congress, Istanbul, Turkey, on July 10 2017.

The 2017 Annual General Meeting of Royal Dutch Shell plc

May 24, 2017

The following text is based on speeches delivered by Charles O. Holliday and Ben van Beurden at the Annual General Meeting at Shell, in The Hague on May 23, 2017.

The three keys to a successful global energy transition

Mar 22, 2017

Speech given by Ben van Beurden, Chief Executive Officer at Shell, for the Aurora Spring Forum in Oxford, UK, on March 22, 2017.

Deliver today, prepare for tomorrow

Mar 9, 2017

Speech given by Ben van Beurden, Chief Executive Officer at Shell for CERAWeek in Houston, USA, on March 9, 2017.

Shell CEO: Our goal is to be number one again

Feb 8, 2017

Shell CEO Ben van Beurden speaks to CNBC about the company's investment in natural gas, outlook and the new US administration.

Energy transition: being the contrarian in the room

Aug 29, 2016

Speech given by Ben van Beurden, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Shell, Offshore Northern Seas Stavanger, Norway on August 29, 2016.

The power of questions

Jun 30, 2016

Speech given by Ben van Beurden, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Shell, at the Powering Progress Together conference in London, UK on June 30, 2016.

The 2016 Annual General Meeting of Royal Dutch Shell plc

May 24, 2016

The following text is based on speeches delivered by Chad Holliday and Ben van Beurden at the Annual General Meeting at Shell, in The Hague on May 24, 2016.

A time for LNG

Apr 12, 2016

Speech given by Ben van Beurden, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Shell, at LNG18, Perth, Australia on April 12, 2016.

A historic year for Shell

Mar 2, 2016

Speech given by Ben van Beurden, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Shell, at Shell's Annual Reception 2016 in the National Gallery, London, UK on March 2, 2016.

Quest CCS: The world is watching

Nov 6, 2015

Speech given by Ben van Beurden, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Shell, at the Opening of Quest Carbon Capture and Storage, Alberta, Canada, on November 6, 2015.

More oil, less money

Oct 6, 2015

Speech given by Ben van Beurden, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Shell, at the Oil & Money Conference, London, UK, on October 6, 2015.

Innovating our way to a sustainable future

Jun 4, 2015

Speech given by Ben van Beurden, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Shell, at the 6th OPEC International Seminar in Hofburg Palace, Vienna, Austria, on June 4, 2015.

Growing Gas Together

Jun 2, 2015

Speech given by Ben van Beurden, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Shell, at the World Gas Conference, Paris, France, on June 2, 2015.

Less aloof, more assertive

Feb 12, 2015

Speech given by Ben van Beurden, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Shell, at the IP Week Dinner in London, United Kingdom, on February 12, 2015.

Working together to build a lower carbon, higher energy future

Sep 2, 2014

Shell CEO Ben van Beurden at the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University, September 2014.

A century of ideas

Jul 2, 2014

Speech given by Ben van Beurden, Chief Executive Officer at Shell, at the Centennial celebration, Shell Technology Centre Amsterdam, the Netherlands on July 2, 2014.

The 2014 Annual General Meeting of Royal Dutch Shell plc

May 20, 2014

Speeches by Chairman and CEO

The following text is based on speeches delivered by Jorma Ollila and Ben van Beurden at the Annual General Meeting at Shell, in The Hague on May 20, 2014.

Shell’s recommendations for a more competitive EU energy policy by 2030

Jul 11, 2013

Speech given by Ben van Beurden, Downstream Director at Shell to the European Parliament on July 11, 2013.

Shell's integrated gas strategy - media briefing

Dec 5, 2012

Andy Brown, Director, Upstream International and Ben van Beurden, EVP Chemicals, hosted a briefing for global media on how Shell’s global gas leadership is driving our strategy, and how gas can help meet global energy needs and reduce CO2.

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