TITLE

A decade of sustainability

AUTHOR(S)
Armstrong, Ellis
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);11/27/2006, Vol. 293 Issue 7713, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Speech
ABSTRACT
The article presents a speech by Ellis Armstrong, group vice-president for exploration and production at British Petroleum Co. PLC, delivered at the Harvard University Energy Club. He mentions the promise of the company to limit the carbon emissions of its power plants and its plan to invest in biofuel research institutes. He notes that it also launched its alternative energy business which aims to achieve the world's leading low-carbon power business.
ACCESSION #
23315414

 

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