Posts Tagged “Trinidad”

Trinidad oil spill- Energy Company wants to advise Petrotrin on solvent

As clean-up operations continue to drag on at beach fronts and other coastal communities along south western peninsula, following a Trinidad oil spill which occurred on December 18 last, one of Trinidad’s energy management companies has suggested that the time may have come to utilise environmentally friendly agents to disperse the oil, and aid in […]

Oil slick in the Gulf, near Trinidad

Originally published on Newsday. Significant amounts of tar and oil yesterday blackened large portions of the Gulf-of-Paria, on Trinidad and Tobago’s west coast, the result of an apparent oil spillage. It was reported last night that some 4,000 barrels of oil had spilled into the Gulf early yesterday. Coast Guard officials were said to have […]

PowerGen takes blame for oil spill in Trinidad

Originally published by Trinidad Express. By Renuka Singh A two-day oil leak from PowerGen’s bunkered fuel tanker has spilled out into Invaders Bay and left an almost two-mile long oil slick, affecting boats at the harbour in Port of Spain. The spill was observed in a drain running parallel to the Young Men’s Christian Association […]