BNT says no to oil drilling

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas National Trust (BNT) yesterday doubled down on its stance against oil drilling in the country, saying that it “stands with every Bahamian speaking out against” it. Bahamas Petroleum Company (BPC) is expected begin drilling an exploratory oil well next month despite pushback from a number of local and international environmentalists. […]

Intl organization launches new petition against Bahamas oil exploration

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Another petition has been launched in efforts to stop offshore drilling in The Bahamas, as the second oil exploration period for the Bahamas Petroleum Company (BPC) has been extended by the government due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The latest petition, created by international organization Only One, calls on the global community […]