SOL PETROLEUM JAMAICA LIMITED THE DYNAMIC SOL TEAM AT AN EVENT PROMOTING ITS WIDE RANGE OF HIGH QUALITY SHELL LUBRICANTS WITH A FOCUS ON THE FULLY SYNTHETIC SHELL HELIX ULTRA WITH PUREPLUS TECHNOLOGY. L-R - STACY FRANCIS, LONCEY EARLE, WENDY WALLACE & KAROLINE SMITH.
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JAMAICA AND THE CARIBBEAN Sol is the premier supplier of petroleum products to the Caribbean Basin. The company provides energy solutions to individuals, families, businesses, and government organizations across the Caribbean. Robert Jackson (General Manager) and Karoline Smith (Marketing Implementer) are two of Sol’s executives in Jamaica. Sustainable Business Magazine speaks with them about Sol Petroleum; its commitment to supporting the communities in which it operates, and its cutting-edge new product. Sol, the largest independent petroleum marketing company in the Caribbean Basin, is one of the Caribbean’s best business success stories. While Sol and its iconic blue and orange logo may be considered new to Jamaica, its role in 22 | SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MAGAZINE
the Jamaica energy landscape is very significant. Sol was founded a decade ago by Caribbean entrepreneur Sir Kyffin Simpson. The company started operations in 2005 when it purchased the Caribbean assets of
Shell, a multinational oil and gas company. Following Sol’s initial purchase of Shell’s assets in the Eastern Caribbean, Guyana, Suriname, and Belize, Sol has expanded to twenty-three Caribbean territories. This expansion included the conversion of some of