RUBiS Energy Flaring Operations In East End

September 7, 2021 | 2 Comments

RUBiS Energy Bermuda has advised they are “conducting flaring operations” at their St. George’s Storage Depot in Ferry Reach, and people may see ”an orange flame rising to about 20-ft into the sky, and a rumble may be heard from nearby homes.”

The company added that they “wish to assure the public that this flaring operations is conducted as per the standard operating procedures for flaring operations, and in compliance with international safety standards.”

A spokesperson said, “The public is advised that starting on Tuesday, 7th September, and on Wednesday, 8th September, RUBiS Energy Bermuda will be conducting flaring operations at its St. George’s Storage Depot, Ferry Reach.

“Every 10-years, RUBiS conducts an internal inspection of the underground Liquified Petroleum Gas storage tanks. The purpose of this flaring is to ensure that all propane vapours are removed to permit the inspection team to safely conduct their works.

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“Persons in the vicinity may see an orange flame rising to about 20-ft into the sky, and a rumble may be heard from nearby homes, or from Ferry Road near the facility.

“RUBiS wish to allay any public concerns and advises that whilst this flame may give the appearance of being close to other petroleum equipment, the flare is situated near to the northern shoreline of Ferry Reach.

“RUBiS also wish to assure the public that this flaring operations is conducted as per the standard operating procedures for flaring operations, and in compliance with international safety standards.

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“As there are three underground LPG storage tanks, RUBiS will need to repeat the flaring operations in both approximately 2-weeks’ time, and 4-weeks’ time.

“RUBiS has notified the appropriate emergency response services & governmental agencies. We will of course, provide updates as and when they become available.”

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  1. puzzled says:

    Three tanks.
    One vent?

    Eat your heart out ESSO.

    • gotta wonder says:

      Read much one at a time in 2 week intervals. who conducts the internal inspection? the om

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