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BP Approves New Offshore Gas Facility in Trinidad and Tobago

 Above: one of BP’s Trinidad platforms By the Caribbean Journal staff BP Trinidad and Tobago has approved a new offshore gas project called Juniper. The project will include the construction of a “normally unmanned platform together with corresponding subsea infrastructure,” …

Texaco Planning to Add Solar Panels to Gas Stations in Jamaica

 Above: State Minister in Jamaica’s Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining Julian Robinson at a Texaco station (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Texaco is planning to retrofit all of its service stations in Jamaica with solar energy. …

Trinidad, Martinique Talk Energy

 Above: Fort de France, Martinique (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Martinique Regional Council President Serge Letchimy hosted a delegation this week from the National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago for talks on energy cooperation. The talks, which …

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 Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela have signed an agreement paving the way for the joint development of the offshore Loran-Manatee gas field. In a statement, Trinidad’s government called the deal “historic.” …

 Above; Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Guatemala Energy Minister Erick Archila Dehesa and Trinidad Energy Minister Kevin Ramnarine recently held talks on potential business cooperation between the two countries. Dehesa said Guatemala was “keen” on …

 Above: the talks in Trinidad this week (Photo: TME) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad’s Energy Minister and BP are viewing a recent seismic survey off the coast of the country with a “high degree of optimism,” according to a …

 Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad stands “ready to partner” with Uganda as that country seeks to develop its oil and gas sector, according to Energy Minister Kevin Ramnarine. The Minister held talks this …

 Above: Jamaica Energy Minister Phillip Paulwell By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is planning to introduce Liquefied Natural Gas in Jamaica by 2015, despite a recent decision by the government to remove itself from the process of fuel selection. In …

 Above: Bridgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The proposed gas pipeline between Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados are “very much in progress,” according to Barbados Prime Minister Fruendel Stuart. The two countries have agreed on a 20-year lease …

 Above: Guyana’s Kaieteur Falls By the Caribbean Journal staff While several Canadian firms are already working in Guyana’s oil, gas and mining sectors, the country could get more assistance from Canada. Two Canadian institutions, the College of the North Atlantic …

 Above: Minister Philip Paulwell By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s Energy Ministry is moving forward with plans to drill for gas and oil in its offshore waters next year, according to Minister Philip Paulwell. The country has already drilled 11 …

 Above: Cool Corp is the Jamaica licensee for Shell (Photo: Shell) By the Caribbean Journal staff United States private equity firm Blue Equity has purchased a controlling interest in Cool Petroleum, the largest fuel retailer in Jamaica, according to a …

 Minister of Finance and Public Service Audley Shaw The Jamaican Government temporarily reduced the ad valorem tax on petrol from 15 percent to 10 percent yesterday, with the cut set to take effect Thursday. The move came after threats of …