Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Former Petrotrin Chairman Malcolm Jones is dead

Former Chairman of State-owned oil company Petrotrin, Malcolm Jones has died. 

Jones is said to have passed on at the Augustus Long Hospital in Pointe-a-Pierre earlier today, after ailing for some time. 

It is not clear what illness he was suffering from. 

Malcolm Jones was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer at Petrotrin in 2002.

After serving at the State-owned company for eight years, he tendered his resignation in 2010 in the face of allegations of misconduct.

Petrotrin, in offering condolences to Jones' family said he leaves behind a larger than life career and legacy.

Meanwhile, Energy Minister Franklin Khan said Jones was a true pioneer whose dedication and commitment to the development of the domestic energy sector was unquestionable. 

 

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