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PM meets with BHP officials

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Saturday, May 26, 2018
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley, third from left, with BHP officials and his ministerial team following the meeting in Melbourne, Australia. PICTURE COAL PHOTOGRAPHY/ALEXANDER LEGAR

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley, Minister of Foreign and Caricom Affairs Dennis Moses and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister Stuart Young attended a meeting yesterday at BHP’s head office in Melbourne, Australia.

They discussed BHP’s current operations in T&T and in particular on-going exploration plans which include drilling of three wells which is due to begin shortly. Government’s commitment to work with BHP towards future production of oil and gas in its fields was also discuss.

BHP officials emphasized the importance of its assets in T&T from its global balance sheet perspective and indicated its intention to move towards production of more oil and gas. The company is internationally recognized as an expert in deep-water drilling.

In thanking the Prime Minister for his historic visit to Australia, BHP officials also reaffirmed their commitment to T&T.

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