San Juan Business Association welcomes Gary Griffith to top cop position

The San Juan Business Association is describing Gary Griffith as a breath of fresh air and is congratulating him on his appointment as police commissioner.

In a statement, the association says this country is under siege and business has become very difficult.

As a result, the association welcomes captain Griffith to the position.

The association believes his fearless approach and dedication to duty, together with his experience in national security are assets which will allow him to get the job done as commissioner of police.

BP to invest up to US$8 billion in T&T

The arrival of the Angelin, bpTT’s 15th offshore platform in T&T, is part a ten-year development plan which will see the energy company investing up to US$8 billion in nine major projects.

Claire Fitzpatrick, who was appointed Regional President in February, unveiled some of the company’s plans during an open house session at bpTT’s corporate offices in Port-of-Spain yesterday.

She emphasised, however, the need for T&T to remain competitive within the BP Global portfolio for final successful decisions on investments.

Republic registers $993.3 million in profit over three quarters

Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) has recorded a profit attributable to shareholders of $993.3 million for the nine-month period, ended June 30, 2018, representing an increase of $34.4 million or 3.6% over the corresponding period of the last financial year.

Total assets stood at $69.6 billion as at June 30, 2018.

BHP Billiton commits to continued investment in T&T in meeting with PM

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley and Minister of Communications, Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister and Minister in the Office of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs, Stuart Young have met with a high-level delegation from BHP Billiton at the Diplomatic Centre.

The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) said that Steve Pastor, Global President Petroleum BHP Billiton led the delegation which included Derek Cardno, Vice President Drilling, Vincent Pereira, President BHP Trinidad and Tobago and Sheldon Narine Corporate Affairs Advisor.