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Equinor owns the South Riding Point storage and transhipment terminal on Grand Bahama Island in the Bahamas. In the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, we have mobilised resources to clean up the spills from the oil terminal, and to safeguard people and the environment. This page will be updated whenever we have new information.

Short address to this page: www.equinor.com/bahamas

About South Riding Point

Latest news on our terminal in the Bahamas

  • January 30, 2020

    Preparing for the next phase – return to operations

    The remaining oil stored in the tanks at the Equinor South Riding Point terminal have been safely exported and work is now ongoing to fully assess the technical status of the terminal and its facilities.

    January 30, 2020
  • October 25, 2019

    Updated volume estimate for Bahamas oil spill as clean-up continues

    After additional surveys by Equinor and two external companies, the updated estimated volume for the oil spill at the South Riding Point terminal after the impact of Hurricane Dorian is 55,000 barrels – less than half the initial volume estimate of 119,000 barrels.

    October 25, 2019
  • October 9, 2019

    Volume estimates ready for the Bahamas oil spill

    The initial estimated volume of the oil spill at the South Riding Point terminal after the impact of Hurricane Dorian is 119,000 barrels or around 6% of the total 1.88 million barrels stored.

    October 9, 2019
  • September 11, 2019

    Update on status in the Bahamas 11 September

    The situation for the people on the Bahamas continues to be very challenging. Equinor has an ongoing operation to respond to and clean up the oil spill in the Bahamas.

    September 11, 2019
  • September 9, 2019

    Progress update for Bahamas

    Equinor continues the work to respond to the effects of Hurricane Dorian on the South Riding Point terminal and the oil spill at the terminal site and nearby.

    September 9, 2019
  • September 8, 2019

    Equinor: We will clean up the Bahamas oil spill

    In the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian there are reports of widespread devastation across the Bahamas. Equinor will clean up the spills from the South Riding Point oil terminal.

    September 8, 2019
  • September 5, 2019

    Update on the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian

    We are concerned by the reports of widespread devastation coming from the Bahamas in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian. All Equinor personnel in the Bahamas are now confirmed safe and accounted for.

    September 5, 2019