The Trinidad and Tobago National Petroleum Marketing Company Limited (NP) has expressed sadness at the "devastation" wrought by Hurricane Maria in Dominica. Newsday understands that NP has five service stations and one terminal with bulk storage in Dominica. It also provides aviation fuelling services at the island's two airports.
NP says that as of 11 am today, "We have not been able to make contact with anyone on the island but we remain hopeful that all of our employees and their families are safe, and our main concern is getting whatever they need most, to them as soon as is feasible."
The company added that once give the all-clear, it will mobilise a team to go to Dominica "to ascertain the extent of the damage to property at our service stations, offices and Jet fuel facilities."
NP also intends to develop a plan as to how best it can recover and assist its employees on the island.
"We join with our NP family throughout Trinidad and Tobago in praying for all of Dominica at this time," the company said.