BP Amoco's Browne maps industry route to environmental change

There are still doubts about the science of climate change, but the energy industry should use technology to begin improving the environment now. This is the view John Browne, chief executive of BP Amoco plc, presented at the Natural Environment Research Council annual lecture in London on June 21. Browne said that, while air quality has improved over the years through the replacement of coal for power generation and improvements in the quality of hydrocarbon products, further improvements are desirable. Fuel choices "Technological progress," said Browne, "means that we can now give customers a new choice of fuels-fuels without lead and sulfur and fuels that deliver a ...

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