Slow change from fossil fuels predicts Chevron CEO

May 2009
Engineers Journal;May2009, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p174
Academic Journal
The article reports on the need for Ireland to explore all forms of energy to ensure energy security according to Chevron chief executive officer (CEO) David O'Reilly during his 2009 McLaughlin Lecture at the Clyde Road. He says that alternative and renewable energy resources are important but oil, natural gas and coal will remain vital. He adds that the rising development of alternative energy sources are not enough to match the increase in demand. He notes that fossil fuels contribute 96% of the total energy use.


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