“Reuters” – Shell appoints new CEO in the midst of energy transition agenda
Oil company Shell has appointed the leader of the company’s gas and renewable energy sectors, Wael Sawan, the new CEO of the group, replacing Ben van Beurden, who had held the position for almost a decade, Shell announced on its official website.
At 48, Sawan, who has Lebanese and Canadian nationalities, takes charge of the multinational, which aims to move away from fossil fuels and achieve net zero emissions by 2050.
“Reuters” – Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin meet this Thursday, with Ukraine and Taiwan on the agenda
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin have a meeting scheduled for this Thursday, in which they will address the situations in Ukraine and Taiwan.
According to information sent to the media by the Russian delegation, the heads of state will discuss “the main regional and international topics”, with emphasis on the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, as well as the tension between China and Taiwan, two topics with “special significance”, in the words of Yuri Ushakov, who works in Russian international relations.
“The Guardian” – President of the European Commission is visiting Kiev and will meet with Zelensky
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is visiting Kiev and will be talking to Ukrainian President Volodomyr Zelensky and Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal.
In a ‘tweet’ published on Thursday morning, Von der Leyen recalled that this is the third occasion he has visited the country since the beginning of the war with Russia and made known the main objective of the trip.
“I will discuss with Volodomyr Zelensky and Denys Shmyhal how to continue to bring our economies and populations closer together, as Ukraine progresses towards accession. [à União Europeia].”