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Tourist money flow from Devil's Woodyard volcano

Once re­gard­ed as a curse in the com­mu­ni­ty of In­di­an Walk, the Dev­il's Wood­yard mud vol­cano is now con­sid­ered a bless­ing.

Over $60,000 in fees from vis­i­tors have been raised by Princes Town Re­gion­al Cor­po­ra­tion.

Its been one year since the vol­cano erupt­ed in Princes Town send­ing more than 24,000 tonnes of vol­canic mud spew­ing up in­to the air.

Since its erup­tion on Feb­ru­ary 13 last year, the site has at­tract­ed thou­sands of lo­cal and in­ter­na­tion­al tourists.

PM: T&T's gas production increasing

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has said that this country's gas production is on the rise and that the government is hoping that with some new initiatives production will continue to steadily increase. 

Dr Rowley, who was speaking at the opening of the Energy Conference on Monday, said new production is expected to be brought on stream, which will bring this country's production level to 3.9 billion cubic feet in 2019. 

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