Minister of Energy and Energy Industries Stuart Young yesterday met with the chief executive officer of Woodside Energy Meg O’Neill to discuss the global energy company’s “exciting and promising deep water project” in T&T.
The meeting was held at Woodside’s office in Houston.
“We discussed Woodside Energy’s operations in T&T, their continued production of oil and gas, as well as, Calypso, the exciting and promising deep water project that they are developing. We are currently working together in commercial negotiations to ensure the future production of hydrocarbon resources from the deep water and I look forward to announcements in the future,” Young stated in a post to his Facebook page.
Also at the meeting were Woodside’s executive vice president of international operations Shiva McMahon, president and country manager Juan Vazquez, and corporate affairs manager at Woodside Energy T&T Dr Carla Noel Mendez.
Acting permanent secretary of the Energy Ministry Sandra Fraser and president of the National Gas Company Mark Loquan also participated in the meeting.
“This week spent in Houston saw us progress T&T initiatives with significant high-level global energy sector stakeholders, including major international oil companies, the US Government, attorneys, media and others,” Young stated.
Young was in Houston as part of the energy conference CERA Week.
On Thursday Young had meetings with Shell executives including executive vice president for LNG Cedric Cremers and senior vice president and country chair for Shell T&T Eugene Okpere.
“I was also able to catch up with Wael Sawan, chief executive officer of Shell Global. We discussed the growth and strengthening of the relationship between T&T and Shell and the many achievements that we have been able to accomplish since Shell re-entered T&T in 2016,” Young posted.
“I also had a productive meeting with Anna Shpitsberg, deputy assistant secretary, Bureau of Energy Resources, United States Department of State. We discussed energy security and the potential of sustainable energy projects in T&T and the Caricom,” he posted.