Fulfilling A Higher Purpose: Four Tenets For A New ‘Golden Age’ Of Petroleum

By Khalid A al-Falih

Mr Falih is President and Chief Executive Officer of Saudi Aramco. He presented the following paper at the World Petroleum Congress in Doha on 6 December.

We are on the cusp of what I believe will be a new renaissance for petroleum. This belief emanates from four new sweeping realities that are reshaping the world of energy, especially petroleum. First, an increasing abundance of...