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16 - 18 June 2021

BIOGRAPHY

The National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (NGC) was incorporated in 1975 to be the designated state agency responsible for purchasing and selling natural gas to industrial and commercial users.  Over the past 45 years, NGC has evolved into a fully integrated energy company, with core and subsidiary business activities centred on:

  • Natural gas aggregation, merchandising, transmission and distribution
  • Investments in the upstream and downstream energy sector, including in LNG
  • Natural gas processing and marketing of natural gas liquids (NGLs)
  • Industrial site, port and marine infrastructure development
  • Marketing of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)
  • Marketing and trading of energy commodities
  • Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency projects and investments

Strategically positioned in the midstream of the natural gas value chain, NGC continues to play a key role in the sustainable development and expansion of natural gas-based industries as the sole purchaser, transporter and seller of natural gas in Trinidad and Tobago.

NGC maintains and operates the country’s natural gas transmission and distribution network of over 1000km of onshore and marine pipelines with a capacity of 4.4 billion standard cubic feet per day (bcf/d).  This network provides feedstock and energy for power generation, petrochemical plants and a wide range of light manufacturing and commercial enterprises.

Today, NGC and its subsidiaries are leading change in the domestic industrial sector to support the global clean energy agenda. Current focus is on initiatives such as methane and carbon dioxide mitigation, investment in renewable energy projects, promotion of CNG as an alternative fuel, energy education, energy efficiency, and associated advocacy, research and development.

NGC’s main operating subsidiaries are:

  • La Brea Industrial Development Company Limited (LABIDCO)
  • National Energy Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (National Energy)
  • NE (Guyana) Incorporated (NE GUYANA)
  • NGC CNG Company Limited (NGC CNG)
  • Phoenix Park Gas Processors Limited (PPGPL)
  • Trinidad and Tobago NGL Limited (TTNGL)

NGC is an international investment-graded company which maintains consistent profitability and is a significant economic contributor to Trinidad and Tobago through both taxes and dividends.

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