Persaud assures oil companies peaceful resolution sought to survey ship removal

Minister of Natural Resources and the Envi-ronment Robert Persaud has assured the principals of petroleum companies operating in Guyana that the country is committed to a peaceful resolution to Venezuela’s forced removal of survey ship Teknik Perdana on assignment for Anadarko Petrleum Corporation in October.

The minister met the companies in the United States over the weekend, where it was concluded that offshore drilling might commence by early 2015. Persaud was accompanied by Petroleum Manager of the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) Newell Dennison.

The meeting was held against the backdrop that Guyana has issued petroleum prospecting licences for  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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