Representing Shell were Maarten Wetselaar, Director Integrated Gas and New Energies; Derek Hudson,Vice President Shell Trinidad and Tobago; Rachel Solway, Executive Vice President Human Resources, Integrated Gas; and Mark Regis, Government Relations Advisor.
Minister Khan provided favourable updates on a number of requests that were made by the energy company.
Prime Minister Rowley gave an assurance on his visit to Shell that the Government would do what is necessary within the laws of Trinidad and Tobago to provide accelerated approvals for the company’s work program.
He said then that he expected they would deliver in the shortest time possible.
In particular there were discussions on the progress of the Dragon Project in Venezuela.
Shell is expected to build a 17 kilometre (10.6 mile) pipeline from Venezuela’s shallow-water Dragon gas field to its Hibiscus platform off the north coast of Trinidad Shell has a long history of operation in Trinidad and Tobago.