Paolo Scaroni - Chief Executive Officer, ENI
Never mind the recession, never mind the pressure to reduce carbon emissions: global demand for oil is set to rise significantly over the next forty years. Comforting news for Paolo Scaroni, boss of one of the west's top ten oil companies, the Italian petro-giant ENI. From the Niger Delta to the Congo Basin, ENI has stepped into oil exploration where others have feared to tread - good for the balance sheet; but what about the planet? Paolo Scaroni talks to Stephen Sackur.