‘To achieve net zero, gas may be needed even in 2050’: Sarim Sheikh, independent non-ED, NZTC

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For Shell and General Electric (GE) alumnus Sarim Sheikh, nearly three decades of experience working in the energy and infrastructure industry, followed by recent non-executive roles at a renewable infrastructure fund and multinational technology centre, has given him a unique insight into the energy sector and a pragmatic view on the energy transition. In this exclusive feature interview with Gas Matters, he adds his voice to the call for an accelerated end to coal and explains his “unorthodox view” that most countries may still need natural gas by 2050 – the year by which many governments have pledged to achieve net zero.

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