Minister Young meets with High Commissioner for Canada
On the 23rd of August 2021 the Minister of Energy and Energy Industries and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister, the Honourable Stuart R. Young M.P. met with the High Commissioner for Canada, His Excellency Kumar Gupta to discuss bilateral arrangements between both countries and energy related matters.
During these discussions, Minister Young expressed Trinidad and Tobago’s willingness and commitment to working with Canada to develop the energy sector.
Minister Young reiterated the commitment of the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to strengthen the relationship with Canada in the areas of technology transfer and energy cooperation.
The parties discussed the involvement of Canadian companies such as Touchstone in oil and gas but also focused on the opportunity for the collaboration in the energy transition.
The areas identified of mutual interest were waste to energy, carbon capture and hydrogen.
His Excellency outlined Canada’s long history in the development and use of hydrogen and noted the potential in Trinidad and Tobago’s energy sector for its development.