Introduction Much is being made of the world class calibre of the advisers to the Granger Administration and Minister Raphael Trotman as they construct a path to First Oil in 2020.
The column today seeks to demystify the question of taxation and the oil companies.
Part 11 Today we conclude our review of the Petroleum Commission Bill which was begun last week in Part 10.
Introduction The absence of or rather failure to appoint inspectors and a Chief Inspector was highlighted in last week’s column.
Introduction Today we turn our attention to how the country, and more particularly the PPP/C Government and the APNU+AFC Coalition Government have managed the country’s potential and discovered petroleum resource.
In today’s column we conclude our review of the science and technology which goes into the prospecting, exploration, development and production of petroleum products.
Local Content So far, these columns have taken a narrative approach and it was intended that once all the information was placed on the table, some analysis, both critical and policy directed, could be undertaken.
“There are not many places left on earth where you can put together an acreage portfolio like this ….
The second in this series of columns on Oil and gas turns its attention to the legislative and regulatory framework for the exploration and production of oil and gas in Guyana.
As Guyana moves to First Oil – that long dreamt event with the possibility of transforming our country – it is hoped that this column will contribute to a better understanding of the vast opportunities and the unobtrusive pitfalls that await us.