The company even provided breakfast, lunch and dinner to some residents.
However residents of Batoo Avenue Marabella have complained that the process to remove the oil seemed to be a very long one.
They have complained that their health continued to fail while they waited for the oil to be cleaned up.
Although the company has been working continuously to rectify the situation, the strong smell of fumes emanating from the river has proved to be problematic for residents.
Residents who claim that they have experienced symptoms such as dizziness, nausea, headaches, skin and eye irritations have stated that they are unhappy with 4the treatment they have been getting.
Residents have also stated that their health concerns were not taken seriously by medics.
They have also revealed that Member of Parliament for the area Errol McLeod has remained mum on the incident.
The Residents have also said that their children, the elderly and even those who were bedridden have had their health adversely affected by the situation.
Residents have also called on Petrotrin to reinforce their preventative measures.