(Trinidad Guardian, Chester Sambrano, 10.Mar.2023) — Minister of Energy and Energy Industries, Stuart Young MP, has held talks with Shell Executives in Houston, Texas, this week.
Minister Young is attending CERAWeek. CERAWeek is hosted by S&P Global and is considered one of the world’s premier energy conferences.
In a statement, Minister Young said he had had meetings with Shell executives Cedric Cremers, Executive Vice President for LNG; and Eugene Okpere, Senior Vice President and Country Chair for Shell Trinidad and Tobago.
“I was also able to catch up with Mr Wael Sawan, Chief Executive Officer of Shell Global,” the energy minister reported in his statement.
“We discussed the growth and strengthening of the relationship between Trinidad and Tobago and Shell and the many achievements that we have been able to accomplish since Shell re-entered Trinidad and Tobago in 2016,” he said.
Minister Young also noted that he had a productive meeting with Ms Anna Shpitsberg, Deputy Assistant Secretary at the Bureau of Energy Resources, United States Department of State.
“We discussed energy security and the potential of sustainable energy projects in Trinidad and Tobago and the CARICOM,” he said.
In addition to interviews with Reuters, Energy Intelligence, and Hart Energy (publisher of Oil and Gas Investor magazine), Minister Young said he was interviewed for CERAWeek 2023 by Mr Carlos Pascual, Sr. Vice President, Geopolitics and International Affairs, S&P Global.
Also attending CERAWeek with the energy minister are Sandra Fraser, Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries, and Mark Loquan, President of NGC.