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Tesla CEO Elon Musk says world still needs oil and gas

Asked if Norway should continue to drill for oil and gas, Musk said: 'I think some additional exploration is warranted at this time'

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Reuters Stavanger (Norway)
The world must continue to extract oil and gas in order to sustain civilisation, while also developing sustainable sources of energy, Tesla founder Elon Musk told reporters at a conference in Norway on Monday.

"Realistically I think we need to use oil and gas in the short term, because otherwise civilisation will crumble," Musk said on the sidelines of an energy conference in the southern city of Stavanger.

Asked if Norway should continue to drill for oil and gas, Musk said: "I think some additional exploration is warranted at this time."

"One of the biggest challenges the world has ever faced is the

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First Published: Aug 29 2022 | 3:37 PM IST

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