KINGSTON, Jamaica, November 18, 2018: Shadow Minister of Mining and Energy, Phillip Paulwell has told the Public Administration and Appropriations Committee (PAAC) that the Chinese company Jiuguan Iron and Steel (Group) Company Limited (JISCO), has reiterated a commitment that more job opportunities in its mining operations will be afforded to Jamaican workers over their Chinese counterparts at the Alpart plant based in St Elizabeth.
KINGSTON, November 7, 2018 - Opposition Spokesman on Energy, Phillip Paulwell has sought answers from the Andrew Holness administration about whether the state-owned oil refinery Petrojam is owed more than J$380 million by a Greek fuel-trading company that filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States (US) on Tuesday.
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.