Mayor Gopaul Boodhan

FLASHBACK: Chaguanas Mayor Gopaul Boodhan, second right, congratulates chairman of the National Petroleum (NP) board of directors Sahid Hosein following the ceremonial ribbon-cutting at the official opening of the NP Monroe Road Service Station and Quikshoppe at “Sun Plaza” Charlieville, Chaguanas, last year. Looking on, from left, are NP CEO Bernard Mitchell and MP for Chaguanas West, Ganga Singh. —Photo: STEPHEN DOOBAY

Maintenance technicians had to move swiftly to drain super gasoline from several diesel-run vehicles on Wednesday afternoon, due to a fuel mix-up at NP’s service station just before the Starlite Shopping Plaza in Diego Martin.

NP chairman Sahid Hosein said the company has launched an investigation into the matter and that measures will be put in place to ensure it does not recur. According to a statement from NP yesterday, the incident occurred around 1 p.m. on Wednesday.

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In many countries with which we do business, the labour laws that govern the employment relationship are very different from ours, and frequently adjust to the changing environment, which ours do not.

The reference rate used by local mortgage lenders to price new mortgages and reprice existing mortgages will remain at three per cent for the next quarter, according to a notice posted on the website of the Central Bank of T&T yesterday.

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.

OROPOUCHE East Member of Parliament Dr Roodal Moonilal is calling for the immediate resignation of newly appointed chairman for Trinidad Petroleum Holdings Ltd (TPHL) Michael Quamina on the grounds of apparent bias and conflict of interest.