Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries permanent secretary Penelope Bradshaw-Niles, from left, bpTT president Claire Fitzpatrick, Minister of Energy and Energy Industries Stuart Young, Gas and Low Carbon Executive vice president Anja-Isabel Dotzenrath and bpTT vice president Corporate Operations and Head of Communications and Advocacy, Giselle Thompson.

Energy Minister Stuart Young met with executives of Woodside Energy on Tuesday afternoon.

Minister Young, the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary Penelope Bradshaw-Niles along with Permanent Secretary (Ag.), Sandra Fraser met with Woodside Energy’s Country Manager, Juan Vazquez and Corporate Affairs Manager, Sheldon Narine at the Ministry’s Head-Office to commence a three-day workshop to consider Woodside Energy’s operations in Trinidad and Tobago.

The discussion included plans to pursue the Calypso project and the parties discussed the challenges in the energy sector inclusive of the commercial, fiscal and technical challenges.

According to a release from the Ministry of Energy, Young conveyed his belief that Trinidad and Tobago is well poised to take advantage of many potential opportunities including in LNG and petrochemicals like Ammonia.

The Energy Minister confirmed the ministry’s commitment to work with Woodside Energy and to ensure that all involved achieve the objectives proposed by Woodside Energy in Trinidad and Tobago during the course of this workshop over the next couple of days.