Evaluating Open Oil’s Financial Modeling of Guyana’s 2016 PSA – 2

Introduction Within hours of the publication of my last Sunday’s Stabroek column, where I had indicated my intention to  write a “three-part review of Open Oil’s reported financial modeling exercise of Guyana’s 2016 PSA”, its Founder and Author of the exercise wrote to the Stabroek News Editor “to correct some inaccuracies” (letter published, Monday, May 7, 2018).

Stock index

LUCAS STOCK INDEX The Lucas Stock Index (LSI) rose 1.67 percent during the first period of trading in May 2018.

West Watooka

West Watooka is situated in Wismar, Linden and is home to a warm bunch of people about 500 in total of mostly African Guyanese and Amerindian descent.

Mother of Shanett Savory deals with guilt, seeks closure

– as daughter’s paramour charged with murder

Clutching a photograph of her daughter with tears rolling down her cheeks Dhanraji Murray is the picture of a broken woman and seconds into a conversation with her one quickly realizes that the pain she feels is more profound because of guilt.

The reach of music

Just back from four performances in Grand Cayman, I spent what was truly an exhilarating evening doing what I would have to describe as a “musical presentation” to a great audience at Moray House dealing with my contention of “No Music Like Calypso”. 

For the love of ecology: Christell Chesney

On any given day, Christell Chesney could be found dissecting the body of a frog or bat and examining the stomach contents or she could be found in the dead of the night on a trail in a remote area looking for varied species of reptiles.

Common Ground Dove

The Common Ground Dove (Columbina passerina) is a small bird that inhabits the southern United States, parts of Central America, the Caribbean and northern South America.


The Lucas Stock Index (LSI) rose 0.79 percent during the fifth period of trading in April 2018.