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natural gas for the long term
In his keynote address at the World Gas Conference, Chairman and CEO Mike Wirth expressed an optimistic view of natural gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the future energy landscape. Held from June 25 to June 29 in Washington, D.C., the World Gas Conference is the largest global gas industry gathering of influential leaders, policy-makers, buyers, sellers and experts.
Addressing the conference’s theme of “Fueling the Future,” Wirth focused on how the energy industry can make a major contribution to reducing energy poverty, expanding global economic growth and promoting greater geopolitical stability.
"Natural gas underpins our energy future. By every objective measure, there is no practical solution to resolving energy poverty that doesn’t include a significant role for natural gas."
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He also shared perspectives on the partnerships and innovation that will be required in today’s energy transition – especially with organizations that are pushing the boundaries of technology.
“Delivering on the future of energy will require massive private sector investments in sustaining current energy supplies while at the same time identifying new solutions.”
why natural gas matters to us
As global energy demand increases in the coming decades, Chevron is committed to providing energy to improve lives, support economic growth, and enable human progress. We have the capabilities required to develop the resources and deliver natural gas to markets where its use is growing. By 2020, Chevron is well-positioned to be one of the top 10 suppliers of LNG. Major contributors will be our Gorgon, Wheatstone and Northwest Shelf assets in northwest Australia and our LNG Angola project.
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Published: June 2018