Guyana Oil and Gas News

All the latest news and commentary on the new Guyana Oil and Gas sector include exploration, drilling, policy, impact and more.

Creating deeper onshore footprint: ExxonMobil’s Alistair Routledge and Health Minister Frank Anthony
Creating deeper onshore footprint: ExxonMobil’s Alistair Routledge and Health Minister Frank Anthony

Exxon growing its Guyana onshore footprint – Oil Now

The US oil company ExxonMobil is in the process of further deepening its footprint in Guyana by seeking to move a greater volume of its services from Trinidad and Tobago to Guyana, according to an Oil Now report.

Aramco Trading to market Guyana’s oil for one year

Already coming out with the best responsive bid during evaluation for the one-year contract to market Guyana’s oil, Saudi Arabian company, Aramco Trading Limited, was also awarded the single-lift slated for this month to avoid this country having to forfeit its one million barrels of crude, Minister of Natural Resources Vickram Bharrat says.

Melinda Janki

EPA pressed by Janki to clarify why impact survey not needed for Canje block drilling programme

With almost a month having passed since the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that an impact assessment will not be needed for ExxonMobil’s 12-Well Exploration and Appraisal Drilling Programme on the offshore Canje Block and no information on the project publicised, environmental lawyer Melinda Janki has written to the body’s Executive Director seeking to have the issue clarified.

 Dr Scott B MacDonald

Guyana sidesteps India oil supply deal – Report

Even as speculation had become rife that India’s oil supply challenges arising primarily out of an idiosyncratic production posture on the part of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) might have been eased somewhat by the prospect of a long-term oil supply deal with Guyana, a media report published on Monday by the media group Caribbean News Global (CNG) says that Guyana has walked aside from such a deal.

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