Petrotrin not linked to oil sighted in San Fernando

Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 16:45

Petrotrin says it is not associated with oil that has been sighted along Alexander Street in San Fernando.

Petrotrin said the source of oil has remained a mystery for over a decade but notes that it does not have any installations in that area.

Petrotrin issued the following statement on Thursday;

"Following reports of oil being observed along Alexander Street in San Fernando, personnel from Petrotrin’s Health Safety and Environment (HSE) Department visited the area and are conducting investigations.

The mystery surrounding the source of the oil has been ongoing for several decades as Petrotrin is not known to have any installations in or around that area.

While the source of the oil is not yet known, Petrotrin will continue to collaborate with other stakeholders to have the matter addressed.

The Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries (MEEI) has been notified."