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RUBiS To Conduct Oil Spill Exercise With RBR

RUBiS To Conduct Oil Spill Exercise With RBR

RUBiS Energy Bermuda will be conducting a Tier 1 Oil Spill Booming training exercise in conjunction with the Royal Bermuda Regiment today [Oct 17]. Graham Redford, Managing Director of RUBiS, “The aim of this exercise is to test all functions of our internal RUBiS Oil Spill Response Management System, along with external training for deploying oil... Read more of this article

Fire Service Clean Spill At Private Plane Facility

Fire Service Clean Spill At Private Plane Facility

[Updated with video] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service attended a spill this afternoon [May 28] at L.F. Wade International Airport’s Apron 4 near the private plane facility. Skyport representatives could also be seen at the scene.The spill was covered with an absorbent material then swept up into containers. The scent of fuel could be detected... Read more of this article

Environment Department On Recent Oil Leak

Environment Department On Recent Oil Leak

The oil spill “was not evident at sea the next day having drifted to the north,” and “we were very lucky that the conditions were very helpful to deploy and recover boom and that the wind was off-shore,” the Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] said following the oil leak earlier this week at the St George’s... Read more of this article

Oil Leak In St George’s, Clean Up Underway

Oil Leak In St George’s, Clean Up Underway

Sol Petroleum Bermuda Limited [Sol] has confirmed that at approximately 8:00am this morning [Jan 23] there was a “release of an estimated four barrels of heavy fuel oil from one of the pipelines at the St. Georges Terminal.” “Sol immediately ceased use of the pipeline, isolated and stopped the leak successfully. Sol activated its Incident... Read more of this article

Caution Advised: Oil Spill On North Shore, Flatts

Caution Advised: Oil Spill On North Shore, Flatts

[Updated] The police are advising the motoring public to “be cautious” as “there has been an oil spill identified on North Shore Road in Flatts all the way to St. George’s. ” At 7,35am this morning [Jan 4], police spokesperson said, “Please be advised there has been an oil spill identified on North Shore Road in Flatts... Read more of this article

Ferry Reach Spill To Take “Years To Clean Up”

Ferry Reach Spill To Take “Years To Clean Up”

The gasoline spill that occurred at the RUBiS facility in Ferry Reach in March of this year is expected “to take a few years to clean up,” officials have confirmed.In response to our queries, a Government spokesperson told Bernews, “Based on other past spills in Bermuda and in other jurisdictions the Department does expect this spill... Read more of this article

Fuel Spill In Flatts, Truck Driver Injured

Fuel Spill In Flatts, Truck Driver Injured

[Updated] As of 10.15am this morning [Oct 30], traffic is currently being diverted in the Flatts Service Station area “due to a reported fuel spill.”A police spokesperson said, “Traffic is currently being diverted in the RUBiS Van Buren Service Station, Flatts Village area due to a reported fuel spill. “Bermuda Fire & Rescue... Read more of this article

Government Updates On Fuel Spill Recovery

Government Updates On Fuel Spill Recovery

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] provided an update on the gasoline spill that occurred at the RUBiS Energy facility in Ferry Reach on March 27, 2017.“To date [October 2017] the spilled oil floating on the groundwater some 70 feet below the ground surface ['liquid plume'] or within the limestone above the groundwater is... Read more of this article

Oil Leak: Par-La-Ville, Woodlands, Front St West

Oil Leak: Par-La-Ville, Woodlands, Front St West

The City of Hamilton is advising the public to “exercise due care when traveling in the vicinity of Par-la-Ville Road, Woodlands Road and the western end of Front Street due to an oil leak.” “The City has taken immediate action to minimize the hazardous effects of the leak but does ask the public to be mindful and use caution when... Read more of this article

Dept Provides Update On Fuel Spill Recovery

Dept Provides Update On Fuel Spill Recovery

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources provided an update on the gasoline spill at the RUBiS facility in Ferry Reach in March. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] wishes to update the public on the gasoline spill that occurred at the RUBiS Energy Bermuda Ltd. facility, Ferry Reach... Read more of this article

Govt Updates Public On Gasoline Spill Recovery

Govt Updates Public On Gasoline Spill Recovery

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] updated the public on the gasoline spill that occurred at the RUBiS Energy Bermuda Ltd facility, Ferry Reach on 27 March 2017.A spokesperson said, “Monitoring from the four new monitoring wells in addition to the many existing wells has helped to define the extent of the spill, which... Read more of this article

Fuel Spill Expert To Help Advise Government

Fuel Spill Expert To Help Advise Government

Dr John Wilson has arrived on the island at the request of the Ministry of the Environment to advise on the gasoline recovery effort being undertaken by RUBiS and their consultants Arcadis, and the Ministry said that “current monitoring data suggests that the liquid gasoline is contained on the site within 100 ft of the spill location. ” “He... Read more of this article

Ministry Updates On Gasoline Spill At Rubis

Ministry Updates On Gasoline Spill At Rubis

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] provided an update on the gas spill that occurred Rubis facility in Ferry Reach on 27th March. A Government spokesperson said, “”As of the latest data received by Government on Monday 10th April a vapour plume [i.e. fumes above the water table] has been detected in all of the four... Read more of this article