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Trinidad and Tobago cancels gas deal with Venezuela

Christian Fernsby ▼ | February 5, 2020
Trinidad and Tobago has canceled an agreement with Venezuela to jointly develop a natural gas field along its maritime border due to U.S. sanctions.
Keith Rowley
Energy in Venezuela   Trinidad and Tobago's Prime Minister Keith Rowley
Trinidad and Tobago's Prime Minister Keith Rowley announced the decision on Monday during an energy conference held in Port of Spain, according to Spanish news agency EFE.

Topics: Trinidad and Tobago gas Venezuela

Rowley said the current sanction on Venezuela's state-run oil company PDVSA "makes it impossible" to develop the joint gas project in the Loran-Manatee, located on the continental shelf of the Atlantic Ocean.