FLASHBACK: Workers remove the Petrotrin sign and replace it with a Heritage Petroleum sign and flag at the Santa Flora facility in December 2018, one month after Petrotrin was closed.

BUSINESS owners in communities surrounding the former State-owned oil company celebrated the sale of the former Petrotrin refinery yesterday. And store owners said they are looking forward to a bumper Christmas season.

Finance Minister Colm Imbert announced in Parliament on Friday that a company wholly owned by the Oilfields Workers Trade Union (OWTU) had been selected as the preferred bidder for the refinery.


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