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First half of Guyana technical training center for completion this quarter – Routledge

By next year, the Guyana Technical Training College Incorporated (GTTCI) will commence operations, as the first half is slated for completion this quarter. This is according to ExxonMobil Guyana President, Alistair Routledge.  “...we will see, by the beginning of next...

GYSBI awards 11 technical scholarships out of 300 Guyanese applicants

Guyana Shore Base Inc. (GYSBI) said eleven students drawn from eight regions across Guyana are the inaugural recipients of its new technical scholarship programme, which was launched in July. The students are Venola Allen from Warapoka Village, Region One, and...

Staatsolie could secure up to 20% stake in Suriname’s first oil development

Staatsolie, the state-owned oil company of Suriname, could participate with up to 20% in the development of the inaugural field development within Block 58, the company announced.  The arrangement aligns with the model production sharing contract, wherein the Surinamese state...

Technical Training College project “will not significantly affect environment” – EPA

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has concluded that a study of the environmental and social impacts of the Guyana Technical Training College Incorporated (GTTCI) being constructed in Port Mourant, Corentyne, Berbice, is not necessary. The institution is set to...

Education Ministry receives bids for Port Mourant Hospitality Institute

Construction is underway at the Port Mourant Technical Training College in Berbice, Region 6. This highly-anticipated project is meant to train Guyanese to take up roles in the oil and gas and hospitality sectors.  Guyana’s Finance Minister, Dr. Ashni Singh...

Local trainee technicians shine in SBM Offshore’s advanced petroleum operations program

In a significant milestone for the local workforce, twenty-four talented Guyanese have successfully completed the first phase of SBM Offshore Guyana's Trainee Technician Programme in Advanced Skills Training in Petroleum Operations.  The participants are now one step closer to obtaining...

Guyanese contractors needed to help expand country’s largest shorebase operation

Guyana Shorebase Inc. (GYSBI) is set to expand its capacity with the construction of a new operations center at its Houston/McDoom location along the East Bank Corridor. To bring this vision to life, the company is actively searching for...

Guyanese construction providers needed to build new petroleum training institute for Exxon

Guyana's rapidly growing oil and gas sector will soon have a world-class technical training college. ExxonMobil has published a RFI (Request for Information) targeting construction service providers, to pave the way for the establishment of the Guyana Technical Training...

Jan De Nul’s Galileo Galilei departs as largest dredger to ever traverse Demerara River

M.V Galileo Galilei, the largest dredger ever to sail the Demerara River, has now made its exit from Guyana. This marvel, owned and operated by the Jan De Nul Group, leaves behind a testament to its efficacy – a...

First half of 2023 sees over US$300M in local value capture for Guyana; jobs totaling 3,348 – Pertab

Local Content in Guyana has been performing stellarly, according to new data released by the Local Content Secretariat (LCS).  Director, Dr. Martin Pertab announced on August 10 that as of June 30, 2023, Guyana has managed to retain US$313 million...

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Guyana may revise model offshore contracts for second licensing round – Jagdeo

The Guyana government may revise its model petroleum agreements for offshore licenses ahead of its second licensing round.  Vice President...