The Oil & Gas Year Strategic Round Table, Trinidad and Tobago 2016

June 22, 2016

"Ensuring energy security and improving efficiency"

Trinidad and Tobago, June 22, 2016 – The Oil & Gas Year, in partnership with The Energy Chamber of Trinidad and Tobago, conducted its first joint strategic roundtable for Trinidad and Tobago’s energy industry on June 22 at Hyatt Regency, Port of Spain.

The event was sponsored by Coastal Dynamics, Air Liquide and ABB.

The discussion brought together a group of esteemed individuals including The Honourable Nicole Olivierre, Minister of Energy and Energy Industries; Dr. Thackwray Driver, CEO of The Energy Chamber of Trinidad and Tobago; Gerry C. Brooks, Chairman of the NGC Group of Companies; Norman Christie, Regional President of BP Trinidad and Tobago; Luis Prado, Vice President and Country Chair, Shell Trinidad and Tobago and Shell Venezuela; Stephen Awah, Vice President, Exploration and Production, Petrotrin; Ainsley Gill, Group CEO and Director of Niquan Energy; Anita Hankey, Vice Chairperson of the Reconstituted Permanent Local Content Committee and Roger Packer, Managing Director of Tucker Energy Services Limited to engage in an open and constructive dialogue about underlying tendencies, challenges and proposed solutions as they relate to the country’s oil and gas industry and its specific business processes.

Tomas Bermudez, Country Representative of the Inter-American Development Bank moderated the panel discussion.

The event titled “Ensuring energy security and improving eciency” brought attention to topics of key importance such as the most productive utilisation of Trinidad’s natural gas resources, the importance of on-going collaboration talks with Venezuela on cross border natural gas development, small and marginal field development, maximising production using low cost strategies and technologies and facilitating the growth of the locally owned energy sector.

“I would like to thank The Oil & Gas Year for organizing our rst strategic stakeholders consultation for the country’s energy industry” The Honourable Nicole Olivierre, Minister of Energy and Energy Industries said. “We need to refocus our drive on local content and engage local banks as well as nance companies to support the growth of the locally owned energy sector” she added.

An edited version of the discussion will be published in The Oil & Gas Year Trinidad & Tobago 2016, which is due to be launched in the third quarter of 2016.

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