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“Stop doing things piecemeal”- vision urgently needed for oil revenue – Dr. Adams

The absence of a well-articulated vision that outlines how oil revenue will be spent to transform Guyana and improve the living standards of its small population of 750,000 is a matter that needs urgent attention. This is the view...

Shell Nigeria sounds alarm over potential oil spill, fire outbreak

Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) said on Sunday it was “deeply concerned” that unauthorized persons (including women and children) have been observed in close proximity to equipment at its Belema Flow Station and Gas Plant, and nearby communities, at...

GCCI looking to play key role in helping ExxonMobil business centre push local content

The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) is looking to work closely with ExxonMobil’s Centre for Local Business Development (CLBD) in Guyana, as part of its push to build capacity across the private sector for the oil and...

Setting up strong framework, learning from successes can put Guyana on right path

Among the options Guyana should consider in preparation for its emerging oil and gas industry is the development of prescriptive and outcome-based frameworks, which, according to a consultant on regulation and standards in the industry, will outline clearly how...

Noble will begin Liza campaign in 2018 – ExxonMobil Guyana

ExxonMobil Guyana has confirmed that Noble Corporation has been contracted by the US super-major for an offshore campaign in the Stabroek Block, located 120 miles offshore the South American country. The 2013-built Noble Bob Douglas drillship will commence operations at...

Guyana submits application for EITI candidacy

Guyana officially submitted its candidature application to the International Secretariat of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) in Oslo, Norway, on Friday. The application was submitted by Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman, in the presence of members of...

Interest from UK companies in Guyana “gone through the roof” – High Commissioner

There has been a notable increase in the interest shown by companies in the United Kingdom (UK) to invest in Guyana since the arrival of the oil and gas sector. This was disclosed by British High Commissioner to Guyana,...

Youths considering O&G careers after touring ExxonMobil facilities

Twelve students participating in a Youth Apprenticeship Programme being conducted by Guyana’s Ministry of Natural Resources were taken on a tour of ExxonMobil’s Centre for Local Business Development in Georgetown on Thursday. The youths were briefed on the industry and had...

British High Commissioner urges Guyana to update development plan

Guyana’s National Development Strategy needs to be modernized and therefore, the Government of Guyana should consider seeking assistance in this process, especially since the country is moving in the direction of building a sustainable oil and gas industry. This was...

More interest groups tour ExxonMobil Centre for Local Business Development

Members of the Guyana Oil and Gas Association (GOGA) were given a tour of ExxonMobil's Centre for Local Business Development (CLBD) on Wednesday, as part of a series of familiarization visits the Centre has organized for Guyanese interest groups. Giving...

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‘TT companies will move to Suriname if Ramps doesn’t get local content certificate’ – Trini business strategist

If Guyana fails to grant Ramps Logistics a Local Content Certificate to operate within its oil sector, Trinidad and...