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PM meets with Shell executives

Published: 
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley and his team began seeking to strengthen energy sector relations with multinational energy companies almost immediately as the delegation arrived in London yesterday. The first round of talks took place with top executives of Shell.

Rowley is holding talks with energy companies prior to this week’s Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in London

A statement from the Office of the Prime Minister said the meeting took place at the Shell Center in St James Park, London. Shell was represented by Maarten Wetselaar, Integrated Gas and New Energies Director, M De La Rey Venter, Executive Vice President, Integrated Gas Ventures, Derek Hudson, Vice President and Country Chairman, T&T, and Anders Ekval, Business Opportunity Manager, Atlantic LNG.

Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister Stuart Young accompanied Dr Rowley at the talks.

Also in London are NGC President Mark Loquan and Energy Ministry advisors Leroy Mayers, Heidi Wong and Richard Jeremie.

Yesterday’s meeting was a continuation of conversations between the Government and high-level executives of major energy companies operating in T&T on governing principles for discussions and negotiations going forward.

Officials of BP are expected to hold negotiations and similar discussions with the Government team today.

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