Ancel Roget

FLASHBACK, January 2018: President general of the Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union Ancel Roget, right, cheers on union members at a mobilisation rally outside the former Petrotrin refinery at Pointe-a-Pierre before it was closed.

—Photo: TREVOR WATSON

PRESIDENT general of the Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU) Ancel Roget says the union’s winning bid for the Pointe-a-Pierre refinery is for all citizens, not just former Petrotrin workers. Government yesterday announced Patriotic Ener­gies and Technologies Com­pany Ltd, a company wholly owned by the OWTU, as the successful bidder for the sale of the refinery.

“We did this with the focus on the country, knowing full well that if that refinery had got into any other hands, it would not have benefited Trinidad and Tobago. We would have struggled,” Roget said yesterday.

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