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Summary: Petroleum Co. of Trinidad & Tobago Ltd. Sep 11
Standard & Poors, September 2011
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services' 'BBB' corporate credit rating on Petroleum Co. of Trinidad & Tobago Ltd. (Petrotrin) reflects our opinion that there is a very high likelihood that the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (A/Stable/A-1) would provide timely and sufficient extraordinary support to Petrotrin in the event of financial distress. We assess Petrotrin's stand-alone credit profile (SACP) to be in the 'bb' category. In accordance with our criteria for government-related entities, the very high likelihood of extraordinary government support is based on our assessment of Petrotrin's: Important role as the country's sole producer of refined products and key supplier to Trinidad and Tobago National Petroleum Marketing Co. Ltd., the country's major retail gas station network; and Strong link with...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Petroleum Co. of Trinidad & Tobago Ltd.,Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
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Petroleum Co. of Trinidad & Tobago Ltd.,Republic of Trinidad and Tobago