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BP and Shell in joint bid for renewable energy project in Trinidad and Tobago

BP and Shell in joint bid for renewable energy project in Trinidad and Tobago

Speaking at the opening of the BP Statistical Review of World Energy, Claire Fitzpatrick, Regional President of BPTT subtly announced that BP has submitted a bid to the Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries (MEEI) for a commercial scale solar power project with partners, LightSource BP and Shell. 

Mentorship programme at the Ministry of Energy

Mentorship programme at the Ministry of Energy

The Minister of Energy and Energy Industries, Franklin Khan, launched a new mentorship training programme in the Ministry of Energy themed ‘Inspiring Trinidad and Tobago’s future’. 

Energy Efficiency Committee submits report to Minister Le Hunte

Energy Efficiency Committee submits report to Minister Le Hunte

In June, the Government established a Cabinet-appointed multi-sectoral committee to develop a five-year action plan for the use of energy in all sectors of Trinidad and Tobago. The committee has completed its work and has handed in its report to the Minister of Public Utilities, Sen. the Hon. Robert Le Hunte.

Range Resources sells T&T operations

Range Resources sells T&T operations

The company stated in a press release that a binding conditional agreement was signed with LandOcean for the sale of Range Resources Trinidad in exchange for offsetting all outstanding debt due from Range to LandOcean (currently estimated at US$91 million) and cash consideration payable to Range of US$2.5 million.

Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados Sign Energy MOU

Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados Sign Energy MOU

The Office of the Prime Minister announced the signing of a MOU between the government of Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados. The signing took place on Saturday 24th August, 2019 in Barbados.

Shell signs new agreement with T&T government

Shell signs new agreement with T&T government

The Ministry of Energy and Energy Resources recently announced the finalization of negotiations between the Government and Shell Trinidad and Tobago Limited on gas related issues.

Minister Khan discusses DME project with Japanese Ambassador

Minister Khan discusses DME project with Japanese Ambassador

Senator the Honourable Franklin Khan, the Minister of Energy and Energy Industries met with Mr. Tatsuo Hirayama the Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Trinidad and Tobago at the Ministry’s Office on August 7, 2019. Also in attendance at the meeting was the Permanent Secretary is the Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries – Ms. Azizah Baksh-Backredee and other Senior Technical Officers.

Energy Chamber mourns the passing of Dennis Patrick, CEO of Methanol Holdings Trinidad Limited (MHTL)

Energy Chamber mourns the passing of Dennis Patrick, CEO of Methanol Holdings Trinidad Limited (MHTL)

The Board and Executive Office of the Energy Chamber is very saddened at the sudden passing of Dennis Patrick, CEO of Methanol Holdings Trinidad Limited (MHTL).   Mr. Patrick was an active member and supporter of the Energy Chamber in his capacity as CEO of MHTL and was a presenter at our TTEC 2019 in February at Hyatt Regency.   He will be remembered as a well-respected leader in the energy sector.  We extend sincere condolences to his family and the MHTL and the Proman Group on Mr. Patrick’s  untimely passing.   May he rest in peace.

Touchstone spuds Coho-1 in Ortoire

Touchstone spuds Coho-1 in Ortoire

Touchstone spudded the Coho-1 exploration well on the Ortoire exploration block on August 7, 2019 using Well Services rig #80. The Coho-1 well is targeting gas prospects in the Herrera formation at depths between 5,200 and 8,500 feet.

NGC holds its Ba1 rating

NGC holds its Ba1 rating

Credit rating agency Moody’s has announced that the National Gas Company of T&T will maintain a Ba1 rating for 2018.