Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Production

BHP encounters hydrocarbons at Calypso appraisal well in Trinidad

BHP Group Ltd. said on Tuesday that it encountered hydrocarbons at the Calypso appraisal well Bongos-3 in Trinidad and Tobago and that it plans to perform other well operations as part of the drilling programme. “In Petroleum, the Calypso appraisal...

Guyana government applauds ‘25 viable discoveries’, says local content remains key

The Guyana government said on Thursday the latest oil discovery announced by ExxonMobil at the Cataback-1 well further enhances the country’s offshore potential, and that it is working to ensure Guyanese enjoy maximum benefits from the rapidly growing hydrocarbon...

High quality crude, big investments propelling Guyana as key global player

The light sweet crude being produced in Guyana is poised to help meet a rise in global energy demand which the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) says could increase 47% in the next 30 years, driven by population and...

Equinor begins production at one of the most profitable projects in its history

On Friday August 27, production started from the Troll phase 3 project in the North Sea. The project has a break-even price below 10 dollars and CO2 emissions of less than 0.1 kg per barrel oil equivalent. The new wells...

Platts panel talk up Guyana deepwater oil prospects

Updated August 21, 2021 “So, it's like the western hemisphere's Abu Dhabi in a sense” Guyana – the biggest oil story in the last decade – remains the centre of attention in any discussion on deepwater prospects in the western hemisphere....

Suriname production expected to hit 650,000 bpd by 2030

Consultancy group Rystad Energy estimates that the five offshore discoveries made so far in Suriname hold cumulative recoverable resources of around 1.9 billion barrels of oil equivalent and anticipates production to come on stream by the end of decade,...

Guyana-Suriname Basin will be important to global energy transition – Hess VP Exploration

In order for the energy needs of the world to be met, upstream investments will have to significantly increase in the coming years. Deepwater ‘advantaged barrels’ in locations such as the Guyana-Suriname Basin will therefore continue to play a...

Scale of resources, production potential at Suriname’s Block 58 “bigger than big” says APA official

All eyes are on Suriname’s Block 58 where four of the country’s five offshore discoveries have been made to date and the scale of the resource volume and production potential is said to be “bigger than big” according to...

Guyana and Suriname have reached ‘developmental take-off speed’ – analysts

Nestled on the north coast of South America, Guyana and Suriname are among the smallest of the countries on the continent. But with the discovery of multi-billion-barrel hydrocarbon resources, the economic prospects of these upcoming potential giants are among...

Guyana regulators internationally trained to measure crude lifts

Guyana’s multi-billion-barrel hydrocarbon discoveries and the start of oil production operations have seen institutions playing catch up to monitor and regulate a sector that was practically non-existent prior to the 2015 world class Liza oil strike by ExxonMobil. Key to...

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Guyana’s lone Energy Chamber signs MoU with Ghana Petroleum Commission

The Guyana Oil and Gas Energy Chamber (GOGEC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Petroleum Commission of Ghana...