Last updated on: 4/3/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Linda Cook Biography

Title:
Executive Director of Gas & Power, Shell Trading, Global Solutions and Technology at Royal Dutch Shell
Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Can Alternative Energy Effectively Replace Fossil Fuels?"
Reasoning:

“Oil will however, continue to meet the growing demand for transport fuels for the foreseeable future, with gas a promising source of hydrogen in cars if fuel cells replace conventional engines.”

“Natural Gas – Our Bridge to the Future,” The Atlantic Monthly, Dec. 2003

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Others
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Executive Director, Gas & Power, Shell Trading, Global Solutions and Technology, Royal Dutch Shell, 2004-2009
  • Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Shell Canada Limited, 2003-2004
  • Member, China Development Forum
  • Member, Society of Petroleum Engineers
  • Member, Board of Directors, Boeing
Education:
  • BS, Petroleum Engineering, University of Kansas
Other:
  • Has been employeed by Shell (in various positions) since 1980
Quoted in:
  1. Should the US Increase Its Use of Natural Gas?