KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thursday, October 4, 2018 - People's National Party (PNP) President and Leader of the Opposition, Dr Peter Phillips, left the island today for meetings with stakeholders in the United States and China.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, October 4, 2018: Opposition Shadow Minister of Energy Phillip Paulwell says the commuting public and motorists are totally astounded at today's massive increase in the price of all motor fuels announced by the state-owned oil refinery Petrojam.
Kingston, August 30, 2018: Opposition Spokesman on Mining and Energy, Phillip Paulwell is urging the government to ensure the widest possible public participation in the ownership of the Wigton Wind Farm at Rose Hill in Manchester, which the Cabinet has approved for divestment.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, July 31, 2018: The Opposition Shadow Minister of Energy, Mr Phillip Paulwell, says that the announcement by PetroJam of the record-breaking increases on petroleum products a day before the holiday (Emancipation Day) is unprecedented and unconscionable; and insists that the government removes the Hedge levy to ease the pressure on motorists.
KINGSTON, June 19, 2018 - Following public criticism over reported irregularities at the island's sole oil refinery, and a demand by the PNP for intervention by Prime Minister Holness, Cabinet has summonned the permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Energy as well as the senior management at Petrojam to attend next week's meeting of the Cabinet to respond to allegations of mismanagement at the State-run oil refinery.
Energy Minister Phillip Paulwell has appointed a private sector-led committee to undertake a comprehensive review of the petroleum trade in Jamaica and make recommendations to protect the integrity of the trade.
Action to safeguard consumers against petroleum industry players, who wittingly or unwittingly sell contaminated fuel products, is being taken by the Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining.
Several private sector companies have got together with Member of Parliament, Phillip Paulwell to ensure that students attending six primary and junior high schools in the constituency of East Kingston and Port Royal will now have access to computer tablets.