Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Energy Insights

Guyana following in footsteps of Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE

While they may be oil-dependent, Middle Eastern nations such as Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have a well-established history of responsible energy stewardship. Shrewd governance has not only contributed to decades of sustainable growth, but...

Shifting the tsunami of oil investments to Regions Three and Six in Guyana

In just seven years, Georgetown has morphed into the oil capital of the country. Within its borders are several major shore base facilities such as G-Port and the Guyana Shore Base (GYSBI). It is also home to the headquarters...

Is Guyana’s economy self-adjusting or in the early stages of Dutch disease?

Since the emergence of the oil industry in 2015, Guyana has experienced an almost cosmic shift in its revenue inflows. Today, the hydrocarbon sector accounts for more than 50% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Traditional sectors, like manufacturing, rice and...

COP27: Can the Caribbean Region finally get funding for climate adaptation?

The 27th Conference of Parties, as expressed in our first instalment will be the greatest test of goodwill at such a critical forum. It will obviously be overshadowed by the darkness of the new geopolitical context unleashed by the Russia-Ukraine...

Russia’s war will be the greatest test of goodwill at COP27

The 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP27) will take place from November 7 to 18, 2022 in Sharm el-Sheikh of Egypt. This important event, like many others before it, will bring together representatives from nearly 200 countries. They will...

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Canada could be next country to waive visa requirements for new oil producer Guyana

Partnerships between Guyanese businesses and their Canadian counterparts are on the increase. So, discussions have commenced for these trade relations to deepen...