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ExxonMobil Announces New Oil Discovery Offshore Guyana

Snoek well encounters more than 82 feet (25 meters) of high-quality, oil-bearing sandstone reservoirs Well is located about 5 miles southeast of Liza-1 discovery ExxonMobil continues to evaluate full resource potential of broader Stabroek area IRVING, Texas – Exxon Mobil Corporation announced Thursday positive results on the Snoek well offshore Guyana, confirming a new discovery on the Stabroek Block. Drilling ...

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Digicel partners with ZTE to expand 4G LTE networks across Caribbean, Central America

  Digicel announced Thursday an agreement with ZTE Corporation , a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the mobile internet, to expand its 4G LTE networks across its 26 markets in the Caribbean and Central America. Deploying ZTE’s world-class 4G LTE solutions will see Digicel delivering the highest-performance mobile broadband services to all its customers across ...

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Guyana’s Coast Guard boosts capacity ahead of oil production

The Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Coast Guard is beefing up its capacity to provide security for offshore oil exploration and production as well as clamp down on illegal activities some of which “distort our economy,”  President David Granger said. The two boats are Metal Shark 38V Defiant Class vessels, which were purchased by the Government of Guyana at a cost ...

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ExxonMobil poised to announce another major find offshore Guyana; Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister to discuss refining Guyana’s oil with Exxon

As ExxonMobil prepares to announce that it has found more hydrocarbons in commercial quantities at its latest exploration well offshore Guyana, the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Keith Rowley is travelling to the United States to meet with top officials of that American oil giant to discuss refining Guyana’s oil, according to well-placed sources. Guyana’s Ministry of the Presidency ...

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Finance Minister dumps used tyres call

Guyana’s Minister of Finance, Winston Jordan has rejected calls by used tyre importers and sellers for government to scrap  plans to ban used tyres from April 1, 2017. “This mass importation of used tyres- I don’t think will change. Guyana is a dumping ground for these,” he said whenasked by Demerara Waves Online News. He said government would, however, be will willing ...

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Police called in at Suddie Hospital to probe disappearance of drugs

Several persons have been implicated in the alleged disappearance of a large quantity of drugs that were allocated to the Suddie Public Hospital, Essequibo Coast, the Ministry of Public Health said. Divisional Commander, Superintendent K. Pareshram said two pharmacist assistants and one ambulance driver were arrested and subsequently released on GYD$20,000 bail each.  He said searches were carried out on ...

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Training flight crash-landed at CJI Airport

An Air Services Limited training flight Monday afternoon crash-landed at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, a Civil Aviation Authority official said. “The landing gear was damaged on landing,” GCAA Consultant, Howard Mc Calla told Demerara Waves Online News. Neither the pilot nor the trainee was injured. Other sources said only the trainee pilot was aboard the Cessna 172 bearing registration ...

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Integrity laws to guard against sleaze & malfeasance in public office…as PM declares ‘Oil money not for buying votes at elections’

by Gary Eleazar Guyana’s oil money is not for vote buying come election time by any administration in office. As such, the coalition A Partnership for National Unity, Alliance for Change (APNU-AFC) government is uncompromising in “the avoidance of sleaze and malfeasance in public office,” as evidence by recent proposals to amend the country’s Integrity Commission laws. Prime Minister Moses ...

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Digicel’s Guyana-Suriname link: Govt asks GT&T to prove it can provide high quality data

The Ministry of Public Telecommunications on Sunday said it has asked the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) to prove that it can fully satisfy the country’s demands for data before Digicel’s data link between Guyana and Suriname is discontinued. “GT&T has been invited to submit relevant information and data to clearly demonstrate that they have the network capacity to ...

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