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Energy conference set to wrap up with major local content seminar by SBM Offshore Guyana

SBM Offshore Guyana is set to host a ‘Let’s Talk Local Content’ seminar today at the Guyana Energy Conference and Supply Chain Expo, in Georgetown. The seminar, scheduled for 13:00hrs in the main ballroom of the Guyana Marriott Hotel, presents...

US$13 million FPSO facility simulator commissioned, boosting O&G training in Guyana

Eight months after the sod was turned at Port Mourant, Berbice, Guyana's Technical Training College Institute Inc. is finally a reality.  The first phase of the state-of-the-art facility was commissioned on Feb 9 - an initiative largely led by SBM...

Ghana’s Sentuo Oil Refinery to train Guyanese engineers

Ghana's Sentuo Oil Refinery has pledged to train 12 Guyanese engineers or engineering students. The commitment was made following President Irfaan Ali’s official visit, during which he attended the refinery’s Jan. 26 commissioning. Guyanese engineers are a highly sought-after...

Gas-to-Energy contractor on hiring drive ahead of Q2 construction start 

LNDCH4 Guyana, the joint venture between CH4 and Lindsayca, has kickstarted a hiring drive in Guyana as it gears up for the construction of an integrated facility as part of Guyana’s Gas-to-Energy project. This facility, a cornerstone of Guyana's...

100 paid internships in Guyana’s oil sector being targeted this year

Approximately 100 Guyanese will be offered a paid internship opportunity as part of local content training initiatives being implemented this year.  Senior Minister with responsibility for Finance, Dr. Ashni Singh, who presented Guyana’s 2024 budget on Jan. 15, reported that...

Over 1,600 more Guyanese to be hired by oil sector over next three years

Guyana’s oil and gas sector is set to hire over 1,600 Guyanese in the period 2024-2026. During the reading of the 2024 national budget, Guyana's finance minister, Dr. Ashni Singh, outlined the hiring forecast as detailed in the five-year...

Six Guyanese selected for aviation security roles with Omni Helicopters

Omni Helicopters has officially selected six Guyanese for the roles of search and rescue (SAR) rear crew with additional aviation security responsibilities, according to a January 15 press update. The selected team members, who have already commenced training, are...

Chevron, Staatsolie to host supplier forum for Suriname companies this month

As part of a wider effort to bolster the capabilities of Surinamese businesses, Chevron and Staatsolie are set to host a Supplier Development Program later this month. This initiative follows the successful 2023 Blue Wave Supplier Development Program launch,...

Engineer students from University of Guyana being absorbed by oil companies even before graduation – Vice Chancellor 

The need for engineers in Guyana’s booming oil industry has led to students from the country’s premier university being absorbed by companies even before they graduate.  Vice Chancellor (VC) of the institution, Dr. Paloma Mohamed shared in a recent discussion...

Increasing use of local content in global O&G supply chain anticipated for 2024 – Rystad official

Audun Martinsen, Head of Supply Chain Research at Rystad Energy, predicts heightened reliance on local content requirements within the oil and gas sector amidst mounting supply chain concerns for 2024. Martinsen highlighted the increasing focus on re-shoring services and...

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Energy conference set to wrap up with major local content seminar by SBM Offshore Guyana

SBM Offshore Guyana is set to host a ‘Let’s Talk Local Content’ seminar today at the Guyana Energy Conference...