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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

Oil Insurance Declares $250M Dividend

Oil Insurance Declares $250M Dividend

OIL held its 2017 Shareholder’s Annual General Meeting [AGM] on Wednesday, March 22nd at the Hamilton Princess Hotel. During the meeting, it conducted the review and approval of the 2016 annual financial statements as well as the election of directors. “For 2016, OIL recorded a $62.0 million underwriting loss. After factoring in net investment... Read more of this article

Greenrock Welcomes Shift To ‘Greener’ Buses

Greenrock Welcomes Shift To ‘Greener’ Buses

Greenrock said they note the “Government’s indication that it intends to shift towards a greener bus system” and “look forward to reviewing the RFP that Minister Gibbons announced; the RFP will be for electric, hybrid or Liquid Natural Gas [LNG] buses to replace the existing diesel based bus fleet.” “Greenrock does not support... Read more of this article

Bermuda Seniors Centre To Hold Tag Day

Bermuda Seniors Centre To Hold Tag Day

The Bermuda Senior Islanders’ Centre was chosen by the staff of RUBiS to celebrate their anniversary with a ‘Fuelling 4 a Cause Tag Day’ on Friday, February 24 at ten of RUBiS’ gas stations A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Senior Islanders’ Centre, Registered Charity Number 663, has coordinated community services to seniors from Admiralty... Read more of this article

Photos: Charities Awarded $32,000 From RUBiS

Photos: Charities Awarded $32,000 From RUBiS

RUBiS Energy Bermuda Ltd. hosted the “Fueling 4 a Cause” competition which gave twelve lucky charities over $32,000 in total in donations, and an additional twelve charities the opportunity to host tag days through the RUBiS network of service stations. The Fuelling 4 a Cause concept was initiated to celebrate RUBiS’ 10th Anniversary of operations... Read more of this article

Tuesdays At Sol Petroleum: Seniors Get 10% Off

Tuesdays At Sol Petroleum: Seniors Get 10% Off

Sol Petroleum Bermuda Ltd. and its family of Esso service stations has partnered with Age Concern and launched a promotion that offers seniors a discount on fuel for 8 weeks. Every Tuesday, from January 31st until March 21st, seniors or anyone 50 years old [or above] will receive 10% off fuel purchases at every Esso service station when they sign up... Read more of this article

Oil Insurance Limited Declares $200M Dividend

Oil Insurance Limited Declares $200M Dividend

At its December 2016 Board Meeting held on Thursday, December 8th, the Board of Directors of Oil Insurance Limited [OIL] declared a $200 million dividend payable on or before December 31st, 2016. “The Board made this declaration, in conjunction with the $200 million dividend declaration it made on March 31st, 2016 that was paid earlier in the... Read more of this article

RUBiS Challenge Deadline Extended To Dec 16

RUBiS Challenge Deadline Extended To Dec 16

The deadline for submissions for the RUBiS Sustainable Energy Challenge has been extended to December 16th. With educational grants up for grabs, young Bermudians interested in providing innovative solutions to the challenges of Bermuda’s energy production and consumption, now have more time to submit their entries. RUBiS Energy Bermuda Ltd. and the... Read more of this article

Jet Fuel Supplier Commences Work At Airport

Jet Fuel Supplier Commences Work At Airport

SOL Petroleum Bermuda Ltd has commenced airfield construction work at the L.F. Wade International Airport. “The work involves the replacement and rerouting of a section of the jet fuel supply pipeline that connects the SOL facility at Ferry Reach with the storage supply tanks at the Airport,” a spokesperson said. “The company noted... Read more of this article

Video: AC Endeavour Program Goes ‘Off Grid’

Video: AC Endeavour Program Goes ‘Off Grid’

Local company Alternative Energy Systems recently donated 10 solar panels to the America’s Cup Endeavour program, with the installed solar panels not only helping to lower costs and reduce the program’s footprint, but also helping to educate its young participants and ensure that the program continues “well beyond the America’s... Read more of this article