Guyana Oil and Gas News

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

More consultations needed for oil spill contingency plan

-Maritime Safety Director

It will be about six more months until the annex for the National Oil Spill Contingency Plan is completed, Captain John Flores, Director of Maritime Safety has said, while noting that more stakeholder consultation meetings are needed.

Critchlow Labour College working with T&T companies on Oil and Gas Academy

-MOU already signed

Having long established itself as a significant contributor to tertiary education in Guyana, the Critchlow Labour College is seeking to embrace the demand for training in the various disciplines associated with the country’s emerging oil and gas industry to rebuild its reputation as a major contributor to education delivery in Guyana.  

John Fernandes gearing up for oil role

-shore-based contract with Saipem begins in October

Shipping company, John Fernandes Limited (JFL) is stepping up preparations for a multi-million US$,  shore-based support contract with Saipem,  a  key contractor for ExxonMobil.

Differences over ExxonMobil contract should not impede readiness for oil and gas – Lincoln Lewis

-Kaizen, Apollo Global providing training with Critchlow Centre

Last week’s delivery of a two-day preliminary course in oil and gas at the Critchlow Labour College marks the inaugural initiative of the Critchlow Labour College in pursuit of the establishment of a Critchlow Centre for Oil and Gas, according to the Secretary to the College’s Board of Directors Lincoln Lewis.  

Twenty-two graduate from oil academy’s first training programme

-company offers scholarships for further instruction in US

Twenty-two students graduated yesterday from the inaugural TOTALTEC Academy Oilfield Safety and Operator Training and Development Programme and they were lauded for their outstanding performance and for setting a high bar for their successors.

The Critchlow Labour College/ Kaizen oil and gas initiative

On Thursday and Friday of last week the Critchlow Labour College in collaboration with Kaizen Environmental Services, a Trinidad and Tobago company whose profile credits it with providing services that “balance environmental sensitivity with economic concerns,” executed a two-day Course titled “Introduction To Oil and Gas” comprising twelve modules.