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Guyanese begin overseas training to work on Prosperity FPSO

Seven Graduate Engineers from SBM Offshore’s Graduate Engineering Programme arrived in the Netherlands on August 10, 2021, to begin training, in preparation to work on the Prosperity Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessel (FPSO), which is under construction in...

International Energy Conference launched

The International Energy Conference and Expo was launched on Tuesday in Georgetown, Guyana, slated to be held on February 15-18, 2022, under the theme ‘Charting a sustainable energy future’. The Conference’s Chief Executive Officer, Angenie Abel said presentations will seek...

Learning app for Guyanese women entrepreneurs launched through support from ExxonMobil Foundation

The Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, ExxonMobil Foundation and ActionINVEST Caribbean Incorporated (ACI), on September 14, 2021, launched a partnership to bring vital entrepreneurial skills and support to women across Guyana through the Foundation’s ‘HerVenture’ mobile learning application. The mobile...

Largest exploration campaign ever to be undertaken in Guyana basin could see oil reserves skyrocket

The largest exploration campaign ever to be undertaken in the Guyana basin is being planned with multiple wells set to be drilled across several blocks. Results from these forays can see the already massive 9 billion plus barrels of...

World’s first FPSO to be awarded SUSTAIN-1 Notation is now in alignment with key elements of UN SDGs – ABS

The Liza Unity FPSO which has been awarded the SUSTAIN-1 notation by leading Classification Society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) is now in alignment with key elements of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). “The SUSTAIN-1 notation demonstrates the vessel’s alignment with...

Guyana’s Vice President on three-day visit to Suriname

Guyana’s Vice President, Dr. Bharrat Jagdeo is in neighbouring Suriname for a three-day visit, accompanied by Minister of Natural Resources, Vickram Bharrat. Dr. Jagdeo met President of Suriname, Chandrikapersad Santokhi, Ambassador Albert Ramdin, Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Business and...

Guyana to notify UN, regional heads of government about latest Venezuela accord

Guyana’s President, Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali plans to formally notify heads of government in the region about the accord made between the Government of Venezuela and its opposition last week in Mexico City. He told the media on Sunday that he...

Major private sector groups in Guyana collaborating for mega oil and gas event

The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) said Monday it is pleased to announce its partnership with the Guyana Oil & Gas Energy Chamber (GOGEC) as an organizing partner for the upcoming Guyana Energy Conference & Exhibition (GEC-X). The...

Guyanese workers assemble massive subsea jumpers for Liza Phase 2 Development

In what is being described as a significant milestone in the development of the local supply chain, Italian oilfield service company Saipem has utilized a Guyanese workforce for the assembly, testing, coating, and loading of massive subsea jumpers for...

Exploration in Guyana, Suriname and T&T to feature big at AAPG summit

The American Association of Petroleum Geologists’ (AAPG) Latin America and Caribbean Region will be staging the 2021 "Caribbean Technical Symposium and E&P Summit: Recent Activity and Exploration Opportunities" on September 14-15. The 2-day virtual event combines two of the AAPG...

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Guyana’s oil and gas development will offer another strong rebuke against Venezuelan aggression

By Wazim Mowla – OilNOW The development of Guyana’s oil and gas sector is its best chance to maintain its...