BPTT’s tree planting

HELPING THE ENVIRONMENT: BPTT’s tree planting exercise on Wednesday at Bunsee Trace, Penal.

STAFF from BP Trinidad and Tobago’s (BPTT) reservoir development and exploration teams carried out a tree-planting exercise on Wednesday to offset the teams’ carbon footprint. The exercise took place at Bunsee Trace, Penal in conjunction with the Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries.

Partnership with the Government The tree planting is in keeping with BPTT’s commitment to achieve a low carbon future and saw over 50 BPTT employees volunteering and planting the 2,000 trees needed to offset the carbon they generate as a team.

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