Jamaica seeks legal counsel over LNG price dispute

Jamaica has sought a legal opinion from the Caribbean Community (Caricom) Secretariat on whether Trinidad and Tobago is legally bound under terms of the Caribbean Single Market and Economy (CSME) to provide Jamaica with concessionary prices for LNG, as Jamaica insists.This is the latest development in the clash between the two Caribbean nations over Jamaica's insistence that Trinidad and Tobago sell it LNG at terms less than the Henry Hub price Trinidad and Tobago wants to charge (OGJ Online, June 3, 2003).'Price' warAmbassador Anthony Hylton, adviser to the Jamaican government on energy matters, said he is confident that the legal opinion will support Jamaica's case that ...

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