Marvin Odum

President, Shell Oil

The number one element of Shell’s advocacy is putting a price on carbon.

Marvin Odum sees embracing natural gas and renouncing coal as the single most impactful thing to do in the next two decades. As President of Shell Oil Company, Odum is responsible for sustainable development and stakeholder management. He began his Shell career as an engineer in 1982, and has since served in a number of management positions of increasing responsibility in both technical and commercial aspects of energy.

Odum earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Houston.

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