Energy Ministry’s Statement On Petrotrin Closure

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Statement from Ministry of Energy and Water Resources on the closure of Trinidad and Tobago’s Petrotrin Refinery. On August 28, the Petrotrin Refinery in Trinidad announced the closure of its operations. The Barbados National Oil Company Ltd (BNOCL) currently imports gasoline from and sells its crude oil to this refinery, while diesel and fuel oil are sourced extra-regionally. Kerosene (jet …

Staff At The BSTP Elated To Have Lunchroom Again

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Staff of the Bridgetown Sewerage Treatment Plant (BSTP) are delighted to have a lunchroom, once again. Last Friday, August 3, staff along with Minister responsible for Barbados Water Authority (BWA), Wilfred Abrahams as well as Chairman of the BWA Leodean Worrell, General Manager, Keithroy Halliday and other officials in the Ministry and BWA; came together to reopen the lunchroom which …

Update On Worthing Beach

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Worthing Beach will remain closed to ensure that the ecological conditions of the swamp and its environs are restored. This is according to Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Wilfred Abrahams, who said “we have a sensitive and delicate eco-system and it is critical that the balance is right”. The decision was made following discussions by a Cabinet Sub-Committee comprising …

Traffic Diversions Expected On South Coast

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The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) will conduct a Condition Assessment of the sewer network along Worthing, Christ Church from tonight 10:00 p.m. Thursday, July 26 until 5:00 a.m. tomorrow, Friday, July 27th.  As a result of the extensive investigation, which is critical to the resolution of the south coast sewage crisis, traffic diversions will occur. The public is therefore advised …

Barbados’ Green Energy Target Is Achievable

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Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Energy and Water Resources, Jehu Wiltshire, is of the view that Barbados’ target of becoming a 100 per cent green and carbon neutral island state by 2030 is one that can be achieved. Addressing participants at a meeting of the National Energy Task Force this morning under the theme: Implementing and Transitioning to Renewable …