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OWTU: Lennox Petroleum Protest was Lawful

  THE Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU) did not break any law by protesting against Lennox Petroleum Service Limited (LPSL) and is still demanding that outstanding monies be paid to employees. In a press release, the OWTU stated, “The OWTU rejects the allegation by Lennox Petroleum that the workers protest was illegal and maintains that […]Read More

Kamla: Rowley has Not Denied My Statements on Trafigura

  By Sue-Ann Wayow OPPOSITION Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar says Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has not denied any of her statements on Trafigura Group Pte Ltd involvement in the purchase of the Pointe-a-Pierre refinery by Patriotic Energies and Technology Company Limited. And she is standing by her statements on Monday night concerning the proposed bid […]Read More

Rowley: Kamla can Jeopardise Refinery Deal, Just like Sandals in

    By Sue-Ann Wayow IT was disgraceful, destructive and undermining of Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar to speak about the proposed bid by Patriotic Energies and Technologies Ltd for the Pointe-a-Pierre refinery in the manner in which she did on Monday night. This is according to Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley who along with Energy […]Read More

Kamla: Government will Sell $1B in Paria Assets

  By Sue-Ann Wayow THE Government’s intention is not only to sell the refinery at Pointe-a-Pierre but all the assets owned by Paria Fuel Trading  Company Limited, valued at over $1 billion US. And that price tag the Oilfield Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU) could not afford to pay and therefore the decision can now be […]Read More

PM Orders Evaluation of Pointe-a-Pierre Refinery RFP

  THE Ministry of Energy and Energy Affairs will be continuing with the evaluating of Request for Proposals (RFP) for the use of the Pointe-a-Pierre refinery. In a press release on Monday, the ministry stated that the instructions were given by Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley. The ministry stated, “On the instruction of the Prime […]Read More

Roget Wants Government to Revisit Refinery Proposal

  Head of the Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU) Ancel Roget is calling on Government to take another look at the Patriotic Energies and Technologies Company Limited proposal for the Pointe-a-Pierre refinery. He was speaking at a news conference at the OWTU head office at Paramount Building in San Fernando on Sunday. Roget said, “We […]Read More

Government Rejects Patriotic’s Proposal for Petrotrin Refinery

  By Sue-Ann Wayow GOVERNMENT has rejected the proposal from Patriotic Energies’s proposal to purchase  Petrotrin’s refinery at Pointe-a-Pierre. Patriotic Energies owned by the Oilfield Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU) had been a main negotiator for the purchase of the refinery that ceased operations in 2018. Speaking at a virtual press conference on Saturday, Energy Minister […]Read More

NP: Our Vehicles are Safe

    ALL vehicles operated by National Petroleum Marketing Company Limited (NP) are safe for drivers and the company maintains strict Covid-19 protocols. This is according to NP in a response to claims made by the Oilfield Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU) that employees had to use vehicles with a faulted brake system which could cause […]Read More