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Just a decade or so ago, petro-industry talking heads were sending out an almost unified message that fossil-fueled internal combustion engines would comprise the overwhelming majority of vehicles until well beyond our lifetimes. But in the time since then, nearly every large petroleum company, including Shell, has become involved in alternatives like hydrogen, solar, or natural gas, among many other possibilities.
According to the WSJ, in a question about the CEO's belief in the idea of "peak oil"—that at some point global supply will be unable to keep up with global demand—Voser said that "I think what is dead is cheap oil." Voser also confirmed that price volatility is going to continue for the foreseeable future.