• 04 JUN 2019

Prime Minister Rowley Meets with EOG Resources in Houston

Prime Minister Dr the Hon Keith Rowley today (Tuesday 04 June, 2019) met with Chairman and CEO of EOG Resources William Thomas at EOG Resources Heritage Plaza in Houston, Texas.

James Woods, Vice President & General Manager, International; Ezra Yacob Executive Vice President, Exploration and Production and George Vieira, Managing Director, EOG Resources Trinidad Limited also attended the meeting.

The Hon. Franklin Khan, Minister of Energy and Energy Industries, the Hon Stuart Young, Minister of National Security, Communications and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister, the Hon. Allyson West, Minister in the Ministry of Finance and Mark Loquan, President of the National Gas Company were also present at the meeting.

EOG updated the Prime Minister and his delegation on their exploration and production initiatives since the Prime Minister’s last meeting with EOG in Houston in 2017.

The energy company is executing an aggressive drilling programme which will continue with the drilling of a number of wells over the next year and beyond.

There was a discussion surrounding the areas where EOG sees positive prospective in Trinidad and Tobago and the Prime Minister encouraged the company to continue speaking to the Government about their future plans and opportunities for greater collaboration.

EOG is the largest oil producer and one of the top ten gas producers in the United States. They confirmed that Trinidad and Tobago remains an important investment in their portfolio.

The Prime Minister and the Trinidad and Tobago delegation will meet with BHP in Houston this afternoon. This is the final stop of the Prime Minister’s ten-day energy tour where he met with the Executives and the Senior Technical personnel of the major oil and gas companies who do business in Trinidad and Tobago.

Caption: (sitting) Prime Minister Dr the Hon Keith Rowley and Chairman and CEO of EOG Resources William Thomas.