Franklin Khan

Khan: No intention to sell Paria Trading Company

Energy Minister Franklin Khan is refuting claims that the government intends to sell the Paria Fuel Trading Company.

In a statement issued Monday, the Energy Ministry says that the minister has taken note of newspaper reports that could give the impression that it is the intention of the government to sell the Paria Fuel Trading Company Limited. 

Khan: Fuel cover for 20 days after Petrotrin refinery closes

Up­on the clo­sure of Petrotrin’s re­fin­ery next month, there will be a 20-day sup­ply of fu­el from stock “to start with,” En­er­gy Min­is­ter Franklin Khan has as­sured the trav­el­ling pub­lic.

“Trust me - I want to give the coun­try the as­sur­ance there will be a smooth tran­si­tion from re­fin­ery fu­el to im­port­ed fu­el,” Khan added in Par­lia­ment yes­ter­day in re­ply to Op­po­si­tion con­cerns over the fu­el sup­ply af­ter the re­fin­ery’s clo­sure.

Energy Minister back on the job

Minister of Energy and Energy Industries, Senator Franklin Khan, returned to office today after undergoing successful major surgery for a heart condition earlier this year.

A statement by the ministry said Minister Khan is eager to resume his role of leading the Ministry and the energy sector "through what some have described as uniquely challenging times".