Shell powers progress with T&T
By TT Guardian
Petroleumworld 11 11 2021
Senior executives of Shell have met with Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley and Energy Minister Stuart Young at Shell Centre in London to discuss the company’s key growth projects and potential collaboration opportunities to progress the country’s energy transition ambitions.
Shell’s delegation, led by Wael Sawan, newly-appointed director of Integrated Gas, Renewables and Energy Solutions, presented the company’s energy transition strategy and powering progress to Rowley and Young to accelerate the transition to net zero emissions.
Shell’s target is to be a net-zero emissions energy business by 2050, in step with society.
In a statement, Shell said key business decisions were also discussed on Thursday, including the commercial restructuring of Atlantic LNG, the recent Cabinet approval of the Manatee Block 6 Production Sharing Contract Amendment and the progression of a utility scale solar project being developed by a consortium comprising Shell, bp and Lightsource bp.
“Shell remains committed to securing Trinidad and Tobago’s energy future and is excited to play a leading role in unlocking the country’s energy transition potential,” Sawan said.
Eugene Okpere, Senior vice-president and Country chair of Shell Trinidad and Tobago also noted that the company has been operating in Trinidad and Tobago since 1913 and the partnerships formed have allowed business to grow and transform to meet the expectations of Government and other stakeholders.
“We look forward to deepening these partnerships to the benefit of all,” he added.
Other senior Shell executives attending the meeting included De La Rey Venter, executive vice-president of Shell’s LNG business for the Western hemisphere; Ed Daniels, Executive vice-president, Strategy, Portfolio and Sustainability; and Anders Ekvall, Business Opportunity manager, Shell.