PM meets with BP officials in Houston

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 11:30

Prime Minister, Dr Keith Rowley has met with top executives from BP in Houston, in the first of a series of meetings with industry leaders in the energy sector.
Minister in the Office of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister, Stuart Young accompanied the Prime Minister, a statement by the Office of the Prime Minister says.

BP Upstream Chief Executive Bernard Looney, bpTT Regional President Norman Christie and BP Chief Operating Officer Andy Hopwood represented the energy sector.
The talks centered specifically around developing strategies for expanding the downstream industry, offshore development and BP’s continued commitment to investing in Trinidad and Tobago despite the challenges facing the economy.
BP Trinidad and Tobago (bpTT) is one of the leading oil and gas production companies in Trinidad and Tobago and has been operating here since 1961.
The Office of the Prime Minister says Prime Minister Rowley has expressed his commitment to charting the way forward towards ensuring the sustainability of the energy sector in Trinidad and Tobago.
The prime minister is expected to engage with senior executives from Shell today.