BHP Billiton commits to continued investment in T&T in meeting with PM

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley and Minister of Communications, Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister and Minister in the Office of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs, Stuart Young have met with a high-level delegation from BHP Billiton at the Diplomatic Centre.

The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) said that Steve Pastor, Global President Petroleum BHP Billiton led the delegation which included Derek Cardno, Vice President Drilling, Vincent Pereira, President BHP Trinidad and Tobago and Sheldon Narine Corporate Affairs Advisor.

The team provided the prime minister with an update on their recent drilling programme, including deep-water drilling, seismic work and future plans in Trinidad and Tobago.

The meeting also focused on the important role Trinidad and Tobago plays in BHP’s oil and gas business.

The statement by the OPM said BHP expressed gratitude for the positive working relationship it enjoys with Trinidad and Tobago and reiterated that it intends to continue investing in this country in the coming decades.