T&T Energy Minister Holds Successful Talks at CERAWeek in Houston

(Loop, 8.Mar.2023) — Energy Minister Stuart Young says he has had successful discussions at CERAWeek in Houston where a number of important engagements with key stakeholders in the energy industry at a global level, to further progress  this country’s energy sector development.

CERAWeek is widely considered to be the most prestigious annual gathering of CEOs and ministers from global energy and utilities, as well as automotive, manufacturing, policy and financial communities, along with a growing presence of tech.

In a post today Young explained  some of the engagements which included talks with Eric Dunning, Managing Director, Latin America Business Unit, Chevron.

Also in attendance at the meeting were  Mark Loquan, President of NGC, Sandra Fraser, Acting Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries and  Dante Ramos, Chevron.

According to Young  said  information and ideas were exchanged on matters of mutual interest to Trinidad and Tobago and Chevron.

” I also had a meeting with Mr William Lin, EVP, regions, corporates and solutions, bp. We discussed bp’s continued business, hydrocarbon production and development plans in Trinidad and Tobago as well as the potential for bp and Trinidad and Tobago to partner in more initiatives in gas development,” Young  added.

Additionally, the Energy Minister said he fulfilled requests for interviews with Clifford Krause, National Energy Business Correspondent, New York Times and Pietro Donatello Pitts, International Managing Editor, Hart Energy.

Today, Young will participate in forum discussions on Eradicating Energy Poverty and Latin America as well as continuing important meetings with stakeholders.

In January, in keeping with the commitment to work on the future of Trinidad and Tobago’s

energy sector Young  met with members of the Atlantic Council to discuss the energy security and policy of Trinidad and Tobago.

The Atlantic Council promotes constructive leadership and engagement in international affairs based on the Atlantic Community’s central role in meeting global challenges.

The Council provides an essential forum for navigating the dramatic economic and political changes defining the twenty-first century by informing and galvanizing its uniquely influential network of global leaders.

With over 100 years of oil and gas knowledge and experience Trinidad and Tobago remains well positioned in global conversations, Young had reiterated.