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The Petrotrin Board of Directors met on 2018 Tuesday August 28 with its employee representative unions and the Company’s management to announce plans to end Petrotrin’s oil refining operations at Pointe-a-Pierre and to redesign entirely its Exploration and Production business. The restructuring exercise is geared to curtail losses at the state owned oil company and get it on a path to sustainable profitability.
On behalf of the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, the National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) continues to coordinate damage assessments across Trinidad and Tobago subsequent to the earthquake event felt across Trinidad and Tobago one week ago (Tuesday 21st August, 2018, at 5:31p.m.) and its subsequent aftershocks.
NEOC PROVIDES UPDATE ON KEY SECTORS SUBSEQUENT TO SEISMIC ACTIVITY
On behalf of the Government of Trinidad and Tobago, the National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) is currently coordinating assessments of all critical infrastructure, government buildings, and roadways, subsequent to seismic activity.
August 22nd, 2018 Kent House, Maraval – Following reports of structural damageacross the country due to the 6.8 magnitude earthquake that occurred yesterday, all Disaster Management Units along with the technical officers from the various Municipal Corporations were activated as of 5:00 am today.
The Hon. Colm Imbert, Minister of Finance, has taken note of allegations made by the Leader of the Opposition regarding the legality of the NIF bond offer. The Leader of the Opposition has claimed that the Government has encouraged Insurance Companies to break the law by exceeding an alleged statutory limit of 25% of capital in any single investment.
The National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) continues to coordinate emergency response following a 5.9 magnitude earthquake felt across Trinidad and Tobago on Wednesday 22nd August, 2018 at 9:28 a.m.