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Rowley talks energy with industry leaders

Thursday, February 8, 2018
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley greets De La Rey Venter, executive vice president Integrated Gas Ventures, Shell; Derek Hudson, vice president and Country Chairman Shell Trinidad and Tobago, right, and Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs and the Office of the Prime Minister, Stuart Young were also present for the meeting.

A number of energy industry leaders met with Prime Minister Keith Rowley at the Office of the Prime Minister yesterday.

According to a media release on the meeting, the Prime Minister "received an update on Shell’s various upstream exploration projects from the energy company’s Executive Vice President Integrated Gas Ventures, De La Rey Venter and Vice President and Country Chairman Shell Trinidad and Tobago, Derek Hudson."

Also in attendance at the meeting was Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs and Office of the Prime Minister, Stuart Young.

The release stated that the meeting focused on issues such as the progress made with the supply of gas from Venezuela's Dragon Field, as well as arrangements for the marketing of natural gas from T&T

"Shell, which recently acquired the holdings of BG, Repsol and other smaller entities, is now a major player along the entire value chain in the energy business in Trinidad and Tobago. Shell is also partnering with the National Gas Company (NGC) on the Government of Trinidad and Tobago/Venezuela initiative with respect to the development of a supply of gas from Venezuela’s Dragon Field" the release said.

Prime Minister Rowley also met with members of the Wendell Mottley sub-unit of the Standing Committee on Energy of the Cabinet where he received a presentationw hich centered on the gas industry of T&T.


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