Shell Chemicals' Executive Vice President Mr. Ben van Beurden presented a speech on The Energy Challenge: Implications for the Middle East and the Global Chemical Industry at Dubai in December, 2008.

The speaker has tried to define the global energy challenge as succinctly as possible. The present speech is an attempt to encapsulate what this may mean for the Middle East and the global chemical industry. It starts by outlining Shell's view of the global energy challenge and describes two alternative scenarios for addressing this challenge.

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