Press Release

Containment of Minor Fuel Spill

6th May 2020


Containment of Minor Fuel Spill

(2020 May 6, Georgetown, Guyana): An oil spill was discovered today, 2020 May 6 within the compound of the Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL Inc.) Kingston Power Complex. A small amount of the spill seeped into the Demerara River.

Since the discovery, GPL’s personnel expedited industry standard safety, health and environmental procedures to contain the spill. The general public is hereby reassured that GPL’s efforts to contain the spill have thus far proven successful.

GPL wishes to advise the general public that our company embraces industry standard fuel management practices and a thorough investigation will be conducted to prevent a reoccurrence.


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