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Oilfield Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU) president general Ancel Roget has admitted his union is in no position to buy Petrotrin’s billion-dollar refinery but says this is a ruse as the Government already has a purchaser in mind.

His comments came hours after Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley, in a televised address to the nation on Sunday, offered the...

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

The Privy Council has cleared the last impediment blocking the Ministry of Works and Transport from resuming work on the first phase of the Churchill Roosevelt Highway extension to Manzanilla.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Three men were killed and another was fighting for his life at hospital last evening, following a drive-by shooting in Bon Air Gardens, Arouca, on Monday night.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

The Government will now determine whether there are price hikes in fuel supplies to consumers when Petrotrin shuts down its refinery and begins importing fuel.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

With Petrotrin’s plan to import gasoline, diesel, jet fuel and other refined products for the local market, Petroleum Dealers Association president Robindranath Naraynsingh believes there will be another increase in fuel prices at the pumps.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Predicting an exponential increase in fuel prices at the pumps if the Government succeeded in shutting down the Pointe-a-Pierre refinery, Oilfield Workers’ Trade Union president general Ancel Roget yesterday called on all citizens to join with the union to stop the sale of Petrotrin’s assets.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Following is a statement Petrotrin released to the media on its impending restructuring plan yesterday.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

With $8 billion in losses in the past five years and a bullet payment of US$850 million due in 2019, Petrotrin chairman Wilfred Espinet says terminating its Refining and Marketing operations and retrenching 1700 permanent and casual employees was the only way to save the company after 100 years...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Predicting an exponential increase in fuel prices at the pumps if government succeeded in selling the Pointe-a-Pierre refinery, president general of the Oilfield Workers Trade Union president general Ancel Roget is calling on all citizens to join with the OWTU to stop the government from selling...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Trinmar’s Branch President Ernesto Kesar is debunking any notion that the Oilfield Workers Trade Union (OWTU) had anything to do with the purported sale of Petrotrin’s refinery.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

It was a feeling of gloom and doom outside the Pointe-a-Pierre refinery on Tuesday morning as workers received news that the refinery will be shut down and some 700 workers will be sent home. 

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