Private sector welcomes new wave of oil job opportunities as boon for local content

The private sector is upbeat about the nearly three dozen-odd opportunities recently advertised in the oil and gas sector as it goes some way towards meeting local content needs, according to Private Sector Commission (PSC) Chairman Eddie Boyer.

Boyer told Stabroek News that while he knows that local businesses might not be able to meet the requirements being sought, the PSC has been fostering partnerships between local and overseas companies that could see Guyanese companies benefitting significantly.

“The local business community will have a chance to partner with persons who have the exposure and experience in those 34 areas. Also, the local business community [has] had expressions of interests from Canadian American and also Caribbean companies who are obviously going to be partnering with the local businesses to tender for these things. This I consider effectively helping local businesses and pushing local content,” Boyer said.

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