When it comes to big business, oil is near the top of the list, including Shell Oil.
Friday afternoon, the company's president, John Hofmeister, was the featured speaker at the Texas A&M College of Engineering's Dean's Lecture Series.
Hofmeister is going across the country with other Shell leaders to discuss the energy crisis and what it will take to meet the challenge. The president says there's a delicate balance that must be created between supply and demand.
Shell Oil's president told Aggies that oil companies need access to oil and gas resources in off limits areas like federal lands.
Hofmeister said oil companies need access to oil and gas resources in off limits areas like federal lands. He also advocated development of clean fossil fuels and alternative energy sources.