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JAMAICA | Venezuelan Company Seeks Compensation for Petrojam Shares

KINGSTON, Jamaica, July 3, 2019 -  Minister of Science, Energy and Technology,  Fayval Williams, says Petróleos de Venezuela (PDV) has brought a compensation claim against the Government of Jamaica over the Jamaican government's decision to expropriate the company’s 49 per cent shares in Petrojam.
  • Published in Energy

JAMAICA | PNP says Gov't Failed to Implement 'Bad Gas' Recommendations

Kingston, Jamaica. February 18, 2019: The Opposition People’s National Party’s (PNP) Shadow Minister of Energy, Mr. Phillip Paulwell M.P., wants the new Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Hon. Fayval Williams, M.P., to update the nation on the implementation of recommendations by the Petroleum Trade Reform Committee (PTRC) that investigated the substandard product in the market in 2015.
  • Published in Energy

JAMAICA | PNP wants Parliamentary Sittings to Resume

Kingston, Jamaica. January 28, 2019: The Leader of Opposition Business in the House of Representatives, Phillip Paulwell, says the Opposition is not in agreement with the long recess from the sittings of House caused by a decision of government side, following the Christmas break.

JAMAICA | PNP Opposes PDVSA Expropriation, Sends Wrong Signal to Investors

KINGSTON, Jamaica. January 8, 2019: The Opposition PNP says the Government’s intention to expropriate Venezuela’s 49% shareholding in Petrojam will cause ripple effects in the local and international investor community for some time as this hostile approach is uncharacteristic of Jamaica, and may, in fact, be detrimental to our future negotiating capacity with other foreign investors.

JAMAICA | PNP talks with Chinese Company may bring reward for Jamaican workers

KINGSTON, Jamaica, November 18, 2018: Shadow Minister of Mining and Energy,  Phillip Paulwell  has told  the Public Administration and Appropriations Committee (PAAC) that the Chinese company  Jiuguan Iron and Steel (Group) Company Limited (JISCO), has reiterated a commitment that more job opportunities in its mining operations will be afforded to Jamaican workers over their Chinese counterparts at the Alpart plant based in St Elizabeth.
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