Sunday, October 2, 2022

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Whose is bigger? Brazil, Guyana will host world’s largest floating oil production vessels

Oil production vessels definitely have a wow factor. Their sheer size, processing power and capability of operating for decades without pause make them truly impressive facilities. The ‘Egina’ is a beast of a floating, production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) vessel...

Barbados offshore auction delayed to December 2022

Minister of State in Foreign Trade and Business for Barbados, Sandra Husbands, said the government announced that its 2022 offshore licensing round will be launched on December 1, 2022. This represents a delay of one month, after previous information from the Ministry...

T&T announces plans to review fiscal regime, make investments more favourable to oil companies

Trinidad and Tobago’s National Budget, which was presented on Monday by Minister of Finance, Colm Imbert, contained new measures to help revive the country’s oil and gas sector. An impending major development is a review of T&T’s fiscal regime to...

BpTT gets green light for massive Cypre gas development project

Bp Trinidad and Tobago (bpTT) disclosed on Friday that it has received the blessings of the Trinidadian government to proceed with the development of its Cypre offshore gas project. This decision, it said, followed recent meetings between Trinidad and Tobago’s...

Time running out for T&T to attract more upstream investment

The Trinidad and Tobago government committed since last year to conduct an in-depth review of the fiscal regime governing its upstream petroleum sector, said Chief Executive Officer of the Energy Chamber of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr. Thackwray Driver. But...

Trinidad & Tobago signs milestone gas supply contract with bpTT

The National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (NGC) said on Friday that it signed a "milestone" gas supply contract with energy major, bp Trinidad and Tobago (bpTT), to ensure future domestic gas supply for the upcoming years. NGC’s...

Maersk Drilling awarded one-well extension for Suriname campaign

TotalEnergies E&P Suriname, Suriname Branch has exercised an option to add the drilling of one additional well in Block 58 offshore Suriname to the work scope of the drillship Maersk Valiant. The contract extension is expected to commence in January...

Petrobras looking for new floating production vessel for Campos Basin

Petrobras on Tuesday launched a tender for a new floating oil platform as it moves ahead with the Albacora field, located in the pre-salt Campos Basin. The Brazilian state-owned entity said that the unit will be chartered for 27 years...

T&T government, Shell discuss possible restructure of Atlantic LNG

A potential restructure of Trinidad and Tobago’s Atlantic LNG dawns as a team of top government officials led by the Prime Minister Keith Rowley recently engaged with Shell Global at its Hague headquarters to discuss future developmental plans for...

Quality of life for Trinidadians at risk if no new gas projects come online soon – Rowley

Trinidad and Tobago truly offers a lesson to Guyana on what not to do with its vast oil and gas revenues, as the twin-island Republic struggles to keep its economy afloat with the earnings being garnered each year. Its Prime...

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Guyana’s non-oil economy also performing well, IMF report shows

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) projects that Guyana, for the next five years, will see growth in its non-oil...