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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

Feedback Invited On National Fuels Policy

Feedback Invited On National Fuels Policy

The Department of Energy within the Ministry of Economic Development is inviting public commentary on their consultation document ‘The National Fuels Sector Policy for Bermuda.’ “The document can be found on the Government portal or in hard copy from the Department of Energy at the Government Administration Building, 3rd floor, 30... Read more of this article

Bermuda Gas: New Customer Service Centre

Bermuda Gas: New Customer Service Centre

Bermuda Gas announced the opening of their new custom-built Customer Service Centre located on the Upper Level of Phase 1 of the Washington Mall, saying they hope this will provide its customers with the level of service they deserve.Mr. Ernest Marshall, Customer Service Manager of Bermuda Gas said: “We are making changes to ensure that all of... Read more of this article

Greenrock: Bermuda At An “Energy Crossroads”

Greenrock: Bermuda At An “Energy Crossroads”

Greenrock has acknowledged BELCO’s statement, saying that “it comes as no surprise that the existing plant is nearing the end of its life and that BELCO desperately needs to replace it – this was made clear in their 2012 North Power Station plan.” A spokesperson said, “At the same time, the reality of human induced climate... Read more of this article

RUBiS Energy Bermuda Partners With TeamBDA

RUBiS Energy Bermuda Partners With TeamBDA

RUBiS Energy Bermuda Ltd, in partnership with TeamBDA, has launched its ‘Fuelling Pride’ campaign, set to coincide with the upcoming America’s Cup. A spokesperson said, “During the 35th America’s Cup, there will be a number of additional competitions, including the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup. “TeamBDA is Bermuda’s entry... 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

RUBiS Donates Over $3,000 To P.A.L.S.

RUBiS Donates Over $3,000 To P.A.L.S.

RUBiS Energy Bermuda Ltd. donated over $3,000 to P.A.L.S. as part of the Rubis Group‘s philanthropic activities worldwide. Graham Redford, Managing Director of RUBiS Energy Bermuda explains: “The Rubis Group has given itself a mission of supporting charitable organisations in two areas: Health and Education. “As a socially responsible Corporation,... 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

RUBiS: Making “Good Progress” In Recovery

RUBiS: Making “Good Progress” In Recovery

RUBiS said they continue to “make good progress in recovering gasoline that leaked at its Ferry Road Depot last week”, adding that “the evidence gathered thus far indicates that the impact of the spill is contained within the boundaries of our St. George’s Depot.” The company said, “The leak was due to the failure of... Read more of this article

PLP: Lack Of Information On Spill Is ‘Troubling’

PLP: Lack Of Information On Spill Is ‘Troubling’

“The recent gasoline leak that occurred at Rubis is of great concern,” Shadow Minister of the Environment, Planning and Workforce Development Diallo Rabain said, adding that “with an ecological system as fragile as ours and our natural beauty being a huge selling point for our tourism product, the lack of information from both Rubis and... Read more of this article

Cleanup Work Is Continuing After Fuel Spill

Cleanup Work Is Continuing After Fuel Spill

[Updated] St. George’s MPs Nandi Outerbridge and Kenneth Bascome, Premier Michael Dunkley and Environment Minister Sylvan Richards met with Rubis officials on Saturday at the site of last week’s oil leak. They were briefed on the situation by Rubis Managing Director Graham Redford and a geologist and field engineer from Arcadis US, an environmental... Read more of this article

RUBiS Implementing ‘Remediation Efforts’

RUBiS Implementing ‘Remediation Efforts’

The Environment Ministry said that following yesterday’s [March 28] fuel spill, RUBiS is “implementing various remediation efforts” and specialists from Arcadis US are scheduled to arrive today to “supervise recovery actions.”A Government spokesperson said, “In response to yesterday’s fuel spill, the Ministry of the... Read more of this article

“Fuel Tank Breach” At St. George’s Facility

“Fuel Tank Breach” At St. George’s Facility

[Updated] The Ministry of the Environment said they have been informed by RUBIS of a “fuel tank breach” at their St. George’s fuel storage facility, adding that “RUBIS employees have been trained in how to deal with such an emergency and are already working on containment.”A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry... Read more of this article