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CPA gives green light for new gas station in West Bay

The Central Planning Authority has granted permission for the construction of a new Rubis gas station off Batabano Road in West Bay.

Wholesalers defend fuel pricing in Public Accounts Committee

Fuel suppliers have defended their pricing before and during the COVID-19 pandemic, stating that wholesale margins are slim and high local costs are largely...

Clean-up work continues at historic oil spills

Rubis is continuing clean-up work on several major fuel spills that occurred in Cayman over the last 21 years.

Rubis accepting scholarship applications

Applications are open for the Rubis Top Student 2019 awards, which provide $15,000 worth of financial grants to students aged 7-12 in the Cayman Islands.
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Police: Pair of overnight burglaries reported

A George Town waterfront business and a Savannah restaurant were hit by burglars sometime Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service confirmed. Police were alerted to a break-in at the Digicel store on North Church street around 4:30 a.m.

Armed robbery of Walkers Road gas station

Early Friday morning, two masked men armed with a handgun robbed the Rubis gas station on Walkers Road.

Armed robber holds up an East End gas station

An armed robber held up an East End gas station at gun point Thursday night. The man burst into the Rubis gas station on Sea View Road with his face covered, just before 10 p.m.

New gas station to bypass Sol and Rubis

A new gas station, scheduled to open early next month, will be the first to source its own fuel for road vehicles from overseas, bypassing bulk suppliers Sol and Rubis.

6 liquor licenses granted to gas stations, 1 to sell on Sundays

Six new liquor licenses have been granted to gas stations, including one to sell alcohol on Sundays.

EDITORIAL – Filling stations: Should gasoline and alcohol mix?

Philosophically, we aren’t in favor of having more or fewer retailers. We do support free enterprise and capitalism. “Should gas stations be selling liquor?” As far as the free market is concerned, here’s an equally valid question: “Should liquor stores be installing gas pumps?”

Utilities law written without advice of utility companies

Legal drafters penning an 82-page law to create a unified regulatory office for Cayman’s utility providers did not solicit opinions from the half-dozen affected companies, instead they only consulted their controlling agencies.

Maedac closes Crewe Rd. station, but mini-mart, car wash, tire shop still open

After 37 years in the gas business, Maedac House on Crewe Road has closed its pumps.

Bids to open for government fuel depot

Both the Rubis and Sol petroleum companies will bid to operate the government’s North Sound Road fuel depot, installing new equipment and supplying as much as 400,000 gallons of fuel each year.

A friendly face at East End gas station

Lashaundra Seymour, 25, is the friendly cashier who is happy to offer customers tips and information about the island along with their fill-up at the station.

Rubis station to be demolished; answers sought on fuel spill

The Rubis station on Shedden Road will be empty by Friday, and demolition will start immediately as workers and several companies seek the origins, age and size of the fuel spill underneath the premises.

Fuel spill contaminated drinking water for at least one property

A fuel spill on Shedden Road close to the Rubis gas station contaminated drinking water to a nearby property, according to the Water Authority.

In tensely battled affair, Walkers wins Chamber Golf Classic

The 2016 Masters may have taken place over the weekend, but all eyes in Cayman were on the annual Chamber Golf Classic.

Lorna’s Rubis becomes first free ‘electric car service’ in Cayman

Lorna’s Rubis station in Bodden Town has become the first gas station in the Cayman Islands to provide free “electric car service” to customers.

Nascent EV market gets boost

Four new electric-vehicle charging stations will open this month around Grand Cayman, including at Lorna’s Rubis station in Bodden Town, which will offer free top-ups to motorists.

Grand Cayman gas prices lowest since 2010

Retail fuel prices on Grand Cayman have hit their lowest point in almost six years, with a gallon of regular, unleaded self-serve gasoline costing $3.93 on average as of Tuesday.

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