Energy Minister meets Barbados Minister of Energy
Senator the Honourable Franklin Khan, Minister of Energy and Energy Industries recently held talks with Minister of Energy and Water Resources, the Honourable Wilfred Abrahams of Barbados at the Ministry of Energy’s office in Port-of-Spain to discuss mutual cooperation with respect to energy matters.
The Barbados delegation included Jamar Wilfred -Director, Ministry of Energy and Water Resources, James Browne- General Manager, National Petroleum Corporation and Alex McDonald- Chairman of the Board of Directors- Barbados National Oil Company Limited, along with the Ministry of Energy’s Permanent Secretary (Ag), Ms. Penelope Bradshaw Niles and Ministry officials.
The Ministers discussed the creation of a potential partnership within specific areas of joint activity in three key areas: Joint petroleum exploration on the northern border of Trinidad and Tobago and southern border of Barbados; the supply of Bitumen to Lake Asphalt of Trinidad and Tobago; and the supply of small-scale LNG to Barbados. A Joint working group of technocrats from the respective Ministries will be established to facilitate discussions in the new year.