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October 22, 2020
Turnquest hits out at illegal oil dumping

DEPUTY Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest yesterday condemned those responsible for illegal oil dumping in East Grand Bahama and warned they will be aggressively pursued by police.

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June 28, 2018
Chinese group upset at claims over gutter oil

THE Chinese Community Association of the Bahamas has refuted "distorted" and "disturbing" videos circulating on social media and picked up by a local TV news station accusing some Chinese restaurants of allegedly using waste oil.The association said

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How can we drill for oil
October 06, 2020
How can we drill for oil

BAHAMAS National Trust is against Bahamas Petroleum Company's proposed exploratory oil drilling before year's end, insisting yesterday that several factors present serious concerns...

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October 02, 2020
BPC says Bahamas could see 5 billion if it strikes oil

The Bahamas stands to accrue revenues of $5 billion or more should Bahamas Petroleum Company (BPC) strike oil at its Perseverance #1 drill site, the company said. "In a successful development scenario of approximately 0.7 billion barrels (i.e. of the P50 resource level at Perseverance #1 only), and assuming a real US$40 oil price, the ...The post BPC says Bahamas could see $5 billion if it strikes...

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Sun Oil supports fittest man in The Bahamas
August 09, 2019
Sun Oil supports fittest man in The Bahamas

The fittest man in The Bahamas joined 143 athletes from around the world to compete in the Reebok CrossFit Games, held in Madison, Wisconsin...

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Bahamas Power and Light to begin extracting leaked oil at Clifton next year
August 19, 2019
Bahamas Power and Light to begin extracting leaked oil at Clifton next year

Next year Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) will begin extracting oil that seeped into the ground over a number of decades at its Clifton Pier power plant, the company’s board Chairman Dr. Donovan Moxey told reporters on Friday...

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February 19, 2018
HOA Signing: $4Billion Dollar Oil Refinery Project

Today is an important step in the approval process for Oban Energies. In December of 2016, the Government of the Bahamas approved Oban Energies to proceed with construction of an oil refinery and oil storage facility in Grand Bahama...

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July 06, 2015
Legal action considered over oil spills at Clifton

THE environmental advocacy group Save the Bays has left "the door open" to filing legal action against the government for what it is calling "a breach of statutory powers and duties" resulting in a devastating impact on marine life due to ongoing Clifton oil leaks.

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February 20, 2018
Govt inks oil project deal

As Florida-based Oban Energies signed a heads of agreement with the government yesterday for a new oil refinery and storage plant in Grand Bahama, executives of the company said Oban is "far along" in completing its environmental impact assessment (EIA) for the $5.5 billion project, [...]

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February 20, 2018
Oban chairman: GB best location for 5.5B oil facility

Grand Bahama is the best strategic location for a deepwater port to service vessels transporting crude oil to the U.S. East Coast and Gulf of Mexico states, Non-Executive Chairman of Oban Energies Peter Krieger told Guardian Business yesterday after his company signed its first heads [...]

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