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Latest News impacting the Oil and Gas Industry in Guyana

  • 21-Oct-2021
Oil-Rich Guyana Wants to Build a 135-Mile Undersea…

 The deepwater gas pipeline would enable cheap power generation Power plant construction will begin in 2022, Ramsaroop says Guyana will likely become one of South America’s top oil…

  • 10-Aug-2021
Guyana EPA setting up real time monitoring of offs…

(OilNow) Newly appointed Executive Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Mr. Kemraj Parsram says the agency is working to improve, enhance and build its capacity and it plans to…

Minister of Natural Resources, Vickram Bharrat MP
  • 10-Aug-2021
Petroleum Exploration and Production (Amendment) B…

(DPI) The National Assembly passed the Petroleum Exploration and Production (Amendment) Bill during the 31st Sitting of the 12th Parliament on Monday. Minister of Natural Resources, Vickram…

Candacie Brower-Thompson, EPA’s Senior Environmental Officer, addressing members of the public at a scoping meeting on July 9 for Guyana’s proposed gas-to-energy project. (Photo Courtesy OilNow)
  • 16-Jul-2021
Retraction of 2020 guidelines will not affect EIAs…

(OilNow) As public scoping meetings continue in Guyana ahead of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the US$900 million gas-to-energy project, some concerns have been raised about the…

Preliminary Artist’s Impression of Natural Gas Plant (Source: EEPGL)
  • 14-Jul-2021
Gas-to-energy investors must show local content pl…

(DPI) The Ministry of Natural Resources has laid out stringent requirements for persons interested in investing in the upcoming US$900 million gas-to-energy project, including demonstration of local…

Map showing Guyana’s blocks (Photo courtesy of CNW Group/Frontera Energy Corporation)
  • 13-Jul-2021
Drilling of Kawa-1 well to commence before August…

(Guyana Chronicle) DRILLING of the Kawa-1 well, the first well at the Corentyne Block offshore Guyana, is set to commence before August 15 and will cost close to US$85 million, CGX Energy Inc has…

Preliminary Artist’s Impression of Natural Gas Plant (Source: EEPGL)
  • 13-Jul-2021
Government seeking investment partners for gas-to-…

The Government is inviting interested parties to invest in its US$900 million gas-to-energy project in the Wales Development Zone (WDZ). A public notice from the Ministry of Natural Resources…

The Maersk Discoverer has been contracted by CGX Energy for drilling operations offshore Guyana (Photo courtesy Oilnow)
  • 07-Jul-2021
CGX Energy begins drilling operations at Kawa-1

(OIlNow) CGX Energy Inc. has commenced drilling operations at the Kawa-1 prospect on the Corentyne block located approximately 90 nautical miles (167 kilometers) offshore Guyana. Kawa-1 is…

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  • 22-Jun-2021
Exxon forges ahead with exploration drilling at Pi…

ExxonMobil is forging ahead with its aggressive exploration and appraisal drilling programme offshore Guyana with new prospects being targeted at the 6.6 million acres Stabroek Block. The…