Historically, Natural Gas was a by-product of oil production with “little or no value,” usually flared or reinjected into the field to maintain the oil well pressure.

However, the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (GoRTT) recognised the sub-optimal utilisation of our Hydrocarbon resources when, from as early as 1975, it convened the conference ‘Best Uses for Our Petroleum Resources’, following which eight projects were identified for further detailed study.