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Infrastructure allows Venezuela to offer gas to Trinidad

Following several rounds of negotiations, Venezuela and Trinidad will trade gas

After 12 years of negotiations between the energy ministries of both countries, gas reserves that are on the Venezuelan side of the border with Trinidad & Tobago will finally start to be exploited, with monetisation through the existing infrastructure on the Trinidad side. Having no facilities for processing and transmitting gas in the Plataforma Deltana region northeast of the Orinoco River delta where the cross-border gas is situated, Venezuela has come to the conclusion that it makes more economic sense to send its share of the gas in the most important pair of discoveries – Manatee on the Trinidad & Tobago side in block 6D and Loran in Plataforma Deltana block 2 – to Trinidad to

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