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PCJ confirms discovery of oldest live oil seep in Jamaica

(Jamaica Observer) Tests carried out by two separate independent laboratories have confirmed that an oil seep identified in 2018 by the Petroleum Corporation of...

Jamaica government urged to get out of the refinery business

A review committee appointed by Jamaica’s Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, is recommending that the government of the Caribbean island nation get out of the...

Tullow plans to drill in Jamaica next year

Tullow Oil has confirmed that it wants to drill for oil in select countries in 2020, including Jamaica. A report from the Jamaica Gleaner...

Possible oil reserves upsized for Jamaica

The probability of finding oil offshore Jamaica improved to a one-in-five chance of success, based on an independent report utilising 3D data, the Jamaica...

Jamaica seeking to retake Venezuela’s stake in Petrojam

The Jamaica government said last week it will be enacting special legislation that would allow it to forcibly retake the 49 per cent stake...

United Oil & Gas says 3D data acquired off Jamaica coast...

UK-based United Oil & Gas Plc said on Monday, August 13, that the fast track version of the recently acquired 3D seismic dataset over...

Jamaica encouraged by 3D oil and gas surveys

(Amsterdam News) Jamaica is fancying its chances of becoming the latest Caribbean Community nation after Guyana to find commercial quantities of oil and gas...

45% of data capture complete in hunt for petroleum offshore Jamaica

The most advanced survey ever to be carried out in search of petroleum in Jamaica is just over 45% complete after which an analysis...

Time will tell how successful Guyana policy framework for O&G is,...

Former Prime Minister of Jamaica, Bruce Golding says a number of examples in the region point to mistakes that can be made by oil...

Jamaica energy minister warns against unrealistic oil expectations

Jamaica’s Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Dr. Andrew Wheatley has warned against any unrealistic expectations of a financial windfall in the short term...