On September 23rd 2022, the Minister of Energy and Energy Industries and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister, Stuart R. Young, attended a contract signing ceremony between NGC and bpTT. The Minister congratulated both NGC and bpTT on negotiating, in a collaborative manner, a new gas supply contract which secures future gas supply to the National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago (NGC), this gas will be utilised for the downstream petrochemical sector and electricity production.
The new gas supply arrangement augers well for the future of Trinidad and Tobago’s energy sector and is the result of the work of the Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries, the NGC and bpTT.
The sanctioning of this future gas supply was part of the discussions that took place at the bp Headquarters, St. James’ Square, London, UK, between the Prime Minister, Dr. Keith Rowley and Mr. Bernard Looney, CEO of bp’s Global Operations on September 15th 2022, where Minister Young was also in attendance, as were other bp executives including Ms Anja-Isabel Dotzenrath, EVP gas and low carbon energy.
The Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago welcomes this crucial future supply of gas which is a clear and tangible indicator of bp’s continued commitment to Trinidad and Tobago.