Wednesday, January 19, 2022

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Oil wealth cannot cure bad governance; Venezuela in free-fall

With proven oil reserves of almost 300 billion barrels, Venezuela surpasses Saudi Arabia as the country with the largest reserves in the world. But massive oil wealth has not been enough to mask years of poor governance and unsustainable...

Trump blocks Exxon from drilling for oil in Russia

(CNN) The Trump administration has denied ExxonMobil permission to bypass sanctions to drill for oil in Russia. "The Treasury Department will not be issuing waivers to U.S. companies, including Exxon, authorizing drilling prohibited by current Russian sanctions," Treasury Secretary Steven...

BP starts up onshore compression project in T&T

BP Trinidad and Tobago LLC (bpTT) announced on Thursday the start-up of the Trinidad onshore compression (TROC) project - one of seven major upstream projects BP expects to bring online in 2017. Full start-up will take place over the next...

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‘If not now, then when’: Guyana gov’t targeting 50 million barrels by 2026

The number of major oil projects to be sanctioned globally in 2022 is anticipated to be in the mid-30s,...