Prime Minister Rowley’s Media Conference On His Return From The UK – Saturday 6th November, 2021

Key Points From the Prime Minister’s Press Conference :

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley indicated that Trinidad & Tobago’s commitment to the international community is to get 30% of our power from renewable energy sources by 2030.

The Prime Minister stated that even though there are a lot of changes that need to be made to reduce T&T’s impact on pollution and climate change, we have to be realistic and understand that we are in the business of hydrocarbons and will remain there as long as there is a market in the world.

Prime Minister Rowley shared that Shell has confirmed their investment in the Manatee Reservoir, which T&T shares with Venezuela and owns 27% of. A production sharing contract will be signed on the 17th of November.

Dr. Rowley also stated that Government will be evaluating the possibility of using Green Hydrogen to ‘clean up’ the Point Lisas product so that it can enter the market safely and command a better price, being products that are using Hydrogen from sustainable sources.

Prime Minister Rowley announced that the State of Emergency and by extension, the Curfew, will end at the end of November and at this time, there is no intention to seek an extension on it.

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