ongoing basis, Petrotrin receives official visits from trade
delegations, dignitaries and diplomatic personnel as the Company
encourages the outside world to view our operations and to do business
29th, a UK Trade Mission visited Petrotrin as part of an
initiative facilitated by NOF Energy, the leading business development
organisation for companies involved in the UKís oil, gas and other
energy sectors with the aim of further developing trading ties with
Trinidad and Tobago.
delegation was hosted by the UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) of the
British High Commission and the visit to Petrotrin was led by Deputy
High Commissioner, Geoff Patterson. It included trade investment
personnel from the British High Commission as well as several
representatives of the following firms: Abermed Ltd; Amor Business
Technology Solutions, Keating Chambers; Mayer Brown Ltd; Score Valves
and UBH International Ltd.
Petrotrinís Manager Project Development Mr. Errol Baldeo gave the
visitors a comprehensive overview of Petrotrinís business. He said that
Petrotrin is a fully state owned company that is commercially operated
under a stable political and economic environment.
the audience on Petrotrinís major projects pointing out that upstream
the emphasis is on the 3D seismic acquisition, development drilling,
infrastructure upgrades and HSE compliance projects. At the refinery,
the Clean Fuels Projects involving the Gasoline Optimisation Project (GOP)
and the Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel Project (ULSD) are the top priority
projects. He said that the GOP should be completed by the end of 2010
while the ULSD should achieve mechanical completion by March 2012.
Andrews, Head Strategic Procurement provided an update on the
procurement process at Petrotrin while Manager S. Heeralal, Manager
Production Operations, S. Awah joined him for a panel Discussion about
delegation was also given a brief tour of the Pointe-a-Pierre Refinery.