Requests for approval of chemicals to be used in the energy sector are forwarded to the Downstream and Retail Marketing Division. Companies requesting approvals are required to abide by the Ministry of Energy and Energy Affairs Guidelines found in the “Procedure for the Approval of Oilfield and Industrial Chemicals” before Consideration is given for the chemical to be used within the energy sector in Trinidad and Tobago.
These guidelines stipulate mainly that information must be provided to the MEEA on the use of the chemical, the concentration to be used, the frequency of use, treatment/storage/disposal after use as well as verified laboratory reports on the chemical’s toxicity and biodegradability properties.
Persons requesting copies of the current listing of chemicals approved by the MEEA or the "Procedure for the Approval of Oilfield and Industrial Chemicals" can contact:
Ms. Gail Kowlessar-George
HSE & Measurement Unit
Ministry of Energy and Energy Affairs
South Trunk Road, La Romain
Tel: 697-0115 ext 3301