Existing industries seeking boost from oil and gas local content framework, consultant says

Consultations on the Local Content Policy for the oil and gas industry have urged that existing sectors not be neglected and for a way to be found to build capacity and better all industries.

Trinidadian consultant and energy specialist Anthony Paul, who is charged with drafting the local content framework for Guyana’s petroleum sector, underscored this point on Friday as he briefed the media on his seven-month-long consultations countrywide.

“What they are saying is that look, ‘We don’t want to all leave to go look for oil and gas. What we would like to see in addition to the oil and gas strategy is to make sure that you don’t forget us. Give us roads, give us electricity, give us infrastructure give us whatever we need to run the businesses,” Paul said…..