Linden businessmen briefed on opportunities in oil and gas sector


Linden businessmen were on Monday briefed on investment opportunities in the country’s emerging oil and gas sector. The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (GCCI) began its three-day series of public lectures on “Oil & Gas Sector Development and the draft Petroleum Commission Bill” in the mining town of Linden.

The interaction, which was facilitated by the Linden Chamber of Industry, Commerce and Development, was attended by over 30 businessmen and saw a fruitful and lively discussion on matters relating to the oil and gas sector, according to a statement from the GCCI.

Kevin Ramnarine, Former Minister of Energy of Trinidad & Tobago and GCCI President, Deodat Indar, briefed the businessmen on a wide range of topics including improvements necessary to the draft Petroleum Commission Bill, how Lindeners can get involved in the emerging oil and gas sector by making themselves competitive, and opportunities available for training with organizations such as ExxonMobil’s Centre for Local Business Development.

The GCCI’s Public Lecture Series continued today in Berbice at the Central Corentyne Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The event will see participation from the Berbice Chamber of Commerce and Development Association and the Upper Corentyne Chamber of Commerce.

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