Earth Day

We stand with the individuals, groups and organizations that are leading the way in restoring, protecting and preserving our planet. As we reflect on this year’s Earth Day theme of “Invest in Our Planet”, we at Sol, together with our low carbon and renewable energy division, Sol Ecolution, are doing our part to ensure that the future of energy is the most sustainable option for our communities, environment, our region and our planet. #EarthDay 

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World Health Day

Lately our physical health has taken the spotlight, but health is holistic! This #WorldHealthDay, we encourage everyone to take a minute to breathe and focus on your mental and emotional wellbeing. Take the #SolSixtySeconds challenge and focus on one thing that keeps you #calm!  

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“The future of Guyana is indeed bright”

Sol Guyana was proud to cut the ribbon for the official launch of our newly commissioned jetty facility at Rome on the East Bank of the Demerara. For us at Sol, this is a milestone project and an investment that demonstrates our belief in the sustainability of Guyana’s development agenda and will strengthen the advancement of bunkering and enhance support for the offshore services related to Guyana’s fast-growing oil and gas sector. As Sol Guyana General Manager Earl Carribon noted “The future of Guyana is indeed bright and Sol remains committed to being a dependable and responsible partner to the people of Guyana as we have been over the years”.
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Charting a Sustainable Energy Future

Sol Guyana Inc. was recently a proud sponsor of the International Energy Conference and Expo 2022. Under the theme ‘Charting a Sustainable Energy Future’, participating local and international companies came together to share industry trends and announce their future projects.In harmony with our purpose of powering journeys and energizing communities, we at Sol are proud to play a role in Guyana’s journey to a sustainable energy future.

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Happy World Water Day!

Here are 3 easy tips to save water that you can implement at home!

  1. Wash your car with a bucket (instead of with a hose)
  2. Catch rainwater for watering plants to reduce using potable water
  3. Turn off the shower/tap when lathering/brushing teeth

Share any other #watersaving tips with us in the comments

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Connecting the Caribbean
and the world by air

At Sol Aviation, it’s our mission to help fuel connectivity within the Caribbean region and beyond. Available in 13 countries across the region, we provide a reliable, safe and timely supply of 2 grades of high-quality aviation fuels, Avgas 100 and JetA1. We value international safety and quality controls that ensure smooth operations for our general and commercial aviation customers throughout the Caribbean. 

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Energizing Communities

Supporting Petite Martinique R. C. School

At Sol, we are committed to energizing our communities and we are proud to support the advancement of education! We recently partnered with Cooling Tech to install a brand-new air conditioning unit, supplied by Sol in the computer lab of the Petite Martinique R. C. School in Grenada. We officially handed over the unit at the school’s graduation ceremony among well-wishers including a representative from the Ministry of Education, Principal Reuben Patrice, local priest, Fr. Andrews and Collin Francis, Sol’s General Manager.
 
Congratulations once again to Petite Martinique’s class of 2021!
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Powering Journeys

Supporting Flavors of Grenada Culinary Training Camp 

We at Sol have a passion for powering journeys, and so we recently joined forces with Flavors of Grenada to host a five (5) week culinary training camp for teenagers! To top off the experience, our campers coordinated a farm to table dinner in the grand dining room at the Tower Estate in St. Paul’s. Through this exciting culinary initiative, we were able to encourage young upcoming chefs and service personnel, build awareness of Grenada’s growing Hospitality Industry and educate Grenadians more about accessing, growing and preparing their own seasonal healthy foods and drinks. We are proud to have supported this initiative through a monetary contribution and the provision of Sol Gas for food preparation. A job well done to our campers; we cannot wait to see where this journey takes you!
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Sol takes steps to further energize St. Maarten community

Sol, the Caribbean’s leading provider of petroleum-based energy solutions has taken a major step towards further energizing the island of St. Maarten. This comes with the recent acquisition of Gulfstream Petroleum Dominicana SRL’s (GPD’s) integrated fuel marketing business in St. Maarten, the Texaco-Branded Network, which involves retail, commercial, marine, LPG distribution operations and the aviation assets and customer contracts.

Commenting on what this acquisition means for consumers, Robert James, General Manager of Sol St. Maarten said that it unlocks opportunities for synergies, and efficiencies across the business, allowing Sol’s teams to focus on delivering safe, reliable products and services to a wider base of customers in St. Maarten. He noted that with the integration of GPD’s network, Sol will now supply a wider network of retail service stations, which will, in turn, provide Sol with the opportunity to offer innovative programs and promotions to its new customer base. James said, “We are passionate about energizing our communities, and about continuing to power the personal and professional journeys of the people of St. Maarten.”

Sol is looking forward to growing together with its new and existing partners to provide exciting and exceptional service opportunities to consumers. Sol is emphasizing that all GPD’s existing contracts with its customers will be honored and that the team is looking forward to strengthening its relationship with partners.

Sol has also signaled that the company views the island’s otherwise untapped low carbon and renewable energy industry with optimism for the future and is exploring initiatives designed to lower the carbon footprint in St. Maarten through renewable energy and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). The company is seeking to integrate renewable energy solutions into its operations and, through its stakeholders and partners, is looking forward to being able to power its operations and provide its customers and partners with renewable energy and low carbon power generation options.

During the past five years, Sol has invested over US$22M into the St. Maarten economy and projects an additional capital investment of approximately US$34M. The company has stated that it will continue to manage every aspect of the business driven and guided through its business core values of Integrity, Respect, Safety and Community.

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Sol Gives Back through the donation of fuel to the BDF

Sol (Barbados) Ltd. (Sol) stands by its commitment to the community in which we operate, especially during these unprecedented times. As such, Sol has partnered with the Barbados Defence Force by donating 11,000 litres of fuel (with a retail value of over BBD $28,000.00) in our continued efforts to fulfil our mandate to be a true friend of the community and to be a good corporate citizen in the environments where we all live, work and play, and this is especially true amidst COVID-19.

The Barbados Defence Force (BDF) has been facilitating the distribution of care packages to vulnerable households as part of the Government’s COVID-19 Relief Programme. Sol has provided fuel to assist in this endeavour.

In response to the donation, Chief of Staff, Colonel Glyne Grannum had this to say,

For many years, Sol Petroleum (Barbados) SRL has been one of the Barbados Defence Force’s (BDF) foremost strategic partners. Loyal to their mission, values and promise in the fuel industry, the Sol Group has continuously contributed to the BDF’s mobility on land and at sea. During our fight against the unseen enemy, COVID-19, Sol understood and demonstrated their ability to be a team player and in the true sense of nationhood, made a considerable donation to augment the BDFs capabilities.  As I continue to lead the Force, I am truly comforted to know that in the face of many unknowns, the BDF has the necessary partners and corporate support to be effective”.

Mr. Roger Barrow, General Manager of Sol Barbados reaffirmed the company’s commitment to the region, “We take our corporate responsibility seriously and are mindful of the vital role that our products and services play in ’Powering Journeys and Energizing Communities’ in which we operate. This is just our way of showing that we care and we will continue to support those organizations helping others when we can.”

Sol, the leading supplier of petroleum-based products and energy solutions in the region has championed various initiatives to provide contributions of over BBD$700,000 regionally towards supporting essential workers and charitable food bank organizations responding to these challenging times. We remain committed to further supporting our community, guided by our social investment pillars, education, sports, environment, and charities.

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