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Daily Archives: May 15, 2018

Petroleum Commission Bill for World Bank-guided overhaul

Guyana’s proposed Petroleum Commission legislation might be further revised or replaced altogether following more expert recommendations under the auspices of a World Bank-funded project, Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman said Tuesday. It is now one year since the Petroleum Commission Bill was tabled in the 65-seat National Assembly, and Trotman said since then the World Bank has asked Guyana ...

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Guyana’s Standards Bureau to craft oil and gas sector safety certification programme

The Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS), in collaboration with the Energy Chamber of Trinidad and Tobago, will be engaging with oil operators and potential contractors to develop a Safe To Work (STOW) certification programme for the oil and gas sector. According to GNBS Director, Candelle Walcott-Bostwick the team from the Energy Chamber will visit in June to share their ...

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Guyanese Derrick Patterson charged with cocaine trafficking in Grenada

Reproduced from The New Today A 47-year-old Guyanese National, Derrick Patterson has been remanded to Grenada’s Her Majesty’s Prison at Richmond Hill when he appeared in court Monday to face a charge of possession of Cocaine. Demerara Waves Online News understands that the former student of St. Agnes Primary School once sported dreadlocks. He had long been targeted by drug ...

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Maryann Daby charged with attempted murder

Maryann Daby was Tuesday arraigned on a charge of attempting to murder a police constable. She was refused bail and remanded to prison until May 23, 2018, despite claims of several loopholes in the case against the businesswoman. She is the daughter of Paul Daby Snr.who had been arrested several times in recent years for a number of offences police ...

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