Private sector delegation for oil and gas visit to Canada

Deodat Indar

A delegation consisting of President of the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI), Deodat Indar, Nicholas Boyer and Major General (rtd) Norman McLean, will this week participate in a one-week fact-finding mission in St John’s Newfoundland and Labrador in Canada.

Deodat Indar

According to a GCCI press release, the mission entails discussions with government officials and industry associations such as the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board, St John’s Board of Trade, the Departments of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation and Natural Resources, the Newfoundland and Labrador Oil and Gas Industry Association, the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Women Entrepreneurs and the Newfoundland, and Labrador Association of Women Entrepreneurs and the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Technology Indus-tries.

The Mission, the release stated, also includes business-to-business meetings, site visits and tours of facilities such as warehouses, supply bases and training facilities so as to be able to better understand local content, development, packaging, safety, and accounting systems. The Team is also slated to meet with universities and technical institutes to discuss areas of possible collaborations and technical assistance.

According to the release, this Mission is a follow-up to the Oil and Gas Trade Mission from St John’s to Guyana in September 2017.

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