Questions regarding Oban Energies abound

Here are a few questions I have concerning this company. 1. Did this company put up a bond or even take out insurance for cases of emergency? 2. Has the BEST commission or Attorney General checked to see if such a heads of agreement does not contravene any existing protocols that can be legally binding.…
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Another perspective on Oban Energies issue

Dear Editor, Oban Energies President Satpal Dhunna’s pledge not to proceed with the construction of the $5.5 billion oil refinery in East Grand Bahama until the completion of an environmental impact assessment (EIA) will do precious little in placating the environmental think tank Save The Bays. I understand that Mr. Joseph Darville, who I believe…
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Dr. Bethel chimes in on Oban issue

Dear Editor, (Dr. Marcus Bethel is former Minister of Health and Environmental Services (2002-2006) and Minister for Energy and the Environment (2006-2007. Following is a statement provided by Dr.Bethel. We print it in its entirety. The “ceremonial signing,” 19th February 2018, of Heads of Agreement (HOA) between the Government of Bahamas (GOB) and Oban Energies,…
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Positive perspectives

Dear Editor, The move set and established a “spiritual foundation” for the year 2018 (5778). What an awesome display. We have been caught on Grand Bahama in a negative atmosphere for too long. But were we to see ourselves as part of the Northern Bahamas, our kaleidoscope would be from “gloom to glory!” Abaco and…
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