Opinions

Gas to Energy Project – the most transformational project in Guyana’s history

By Cristina Caus - OilNOW The Gas-to-Energy project is an embodiment of Guyana’s mission to transform its historically underperforming economy, now one of the fastest growing, into a world-class and competitive environment. The GtE project represents one of the largest...

Lessons learned for Guyana (Part 2) – The neighboring sister, Suriname

By Cristina Caus - OilNOW Bonded by a resemblant fate, Suriname and Guyana are more than just neighbors divided by the Courantyne/Corentyne River. Once one territory, they lived a similar experience while separated and colonized by the British and Dutch...

Hydrogen energy technology adoption- Part I

By Dr. Lorraine Sobers - OilNOW There are two types of people: those who accept and adopt new technology before it becomes mainstream and those who wait for the hype to die down. The energy sector has its fair share...

Guyana’s economic transformation: Addressing the digital skills gap

By Dr. Meredith Arnold McIntyre - OilNOW The Guyanese economy continues to grow very rapidly, driven by the booming oil sector and supported by the government’s modernization plans. GDP continues to expand at an unprecedented rate following growth of...

Five major implications of the Chevron-Hess US$53 billion acquisition

By Arthur Deakin - OilNOW The recent merging of oil and gas companies in the U.S. indicates that energy majors see a long-term future for specific hydrocarbons in the energy transition. Chevron’s announcement of their US$53 billion all-stock acquisition...

Oil and bullyism: Venezuela opens the intimidation playbook again (part 3)

By Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith - OilNOW In light of recent developments in the border controversy between Guyana and Venezuela, I thought it worthwhile to expound on the newest tactics in Venezuela’s intimidation playbook. In Part 1, I examined two questions....

Rowley walks tightrope between Venezuela gas deal and defense of Guyana’s sovereignty

Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley of Trinidad and Tobago finds himself at the intersection of geopolitical issues that place him and his country in a sensitive but crucial position. On one hand, he must navigate the growing tensions between...

Oil and bullyism: Venezuela opens the intimidation playbook again: part 2

By Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith - OilNOW In looking at Venezuela’s recent bullying actions against Guyana, the first article in this two-part series examined two questions. First, what exactly is the latest bullying attempt? Second, why this latest Playbook effort? In...

Beyond oil: Guyana’s emerging potential in ecotourism

By Jerry Haar & Christina Caus - OilNOW Guyana’s burgeoning oil production is on an unstoppable trajectory to transform the nation economically and socially. The government expects to take in US$1.63 billion this year in royalties and profit sharing. This...

Out of thin air: Opportunities in industrial low carbon development

By Dr. Lorraine Sobers - OilNOW Beginning in 2015, Guyana’s hydrocarbon finds have been fast and fabulous: 11 billion barrels and counting; production has been sizeable and surging: 400,000 barrels per day and growing; incremental GDP has been swift and...

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