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ExxonMobil to drill appraisal wells at latest oil reservoir offshore Guyana

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 January 2017, 22:56 by Denis Chabrol ExxonMobil is likely to drill a second well at its latest reservoir –Payara- by mid-year to determine the volume and quality of that company’s latest oil-find offshore Guyana. ExxonMobil’s Country Manager, Jeff Simon said “we found something and we need to find out a bit more about the deposit ...

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Keep politics out of State oil companies, T&T’s former Energy Minister tells Guyana

Last Updated on Monday, 19 August 2019, 17:52 by Writer Trinidad and Tobago former Minister of Energy, Kevin Ramnarine on Thursday urged Guyana to keep politics out of a state-owned oil company that it plans to establish to help govern the sector. “Insulate your State enterprises from the politics and I believe that a percentage … so I would recommend ...

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Woman, who received presidential pardon, back in court

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 January 2017, 16:23 by Derwayne Wills Just one year after being pardoned by President David Granger, 26-year-old Tiffany Peters has found herself yet again before the court. Peters, a former cashier attached to the Magistrates Court, today reappeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan for stealing money from the court. It is alleged that between January ...

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Jagdeo apologises for erroneous Facebook post that Red House signs taken down by GDF, Police

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 January 2017, 16:01 by Denis Chabrol Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo is apologising for a facebook post which appeared on his official facebook page in the height of the Red House eviction saga. Jagdeo said one of his pages’ administrators made the erroneous facebook post saying ranks from the Guyana Defense Force and the Guyana Police ...

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Let Caribbean Court interpret law on GECOM chairperson, Jagdeo to President Granger

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 January 2017, 15:18 by Denis Chabrol Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo is still awaiting word from the Presidency Ministry on a suggested meeting with President David Granger on the appointment of a GECOM chairperson, but Jagdeo said, should the meeting happen, he would put forward the Caribbean Court of Justice, headquartered in Trinidad and Tobago, interpret ...

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Four detained for multi-million dollar NIS robbery

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 January 2017, 13:54 by Denis Chabrol Four persons, including employees of the National Insurance Scheme (NIS), have been detained in connection with a multi-million dollar burglary at that Social Security entity’s Pouderoyen branch, West Bank Demerara. More than GYD$4 million were carted off from a safe that was blow-torched by the robbers. A revolver was ...

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ExxonMobil finds more oil offshore Guyana

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 January 2017, 22:46 by Denis Chabrol IRVING, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ExxonMobil announced Thursday positive results from its Payara-1 well offshore Guyana. Payara is ExxonMobil’s second oil discovery on the Stabroek Block and was drilled in a new reservoir. The Payara-1 well targeted similar aged reservoirs that were proven successful at the company’s Liza discovery. “This important discovery ...

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Prisoner stabbed at Georgetown Magistrates Court, other prisoners silent

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 January 2017, 10:57 by Derwayne Wills 34-year-old Colvin Johnson known as ‘Gun-Butt’ was this morning critically stabbed in the prisoner holding cell of the Georgetown Magistrates Court. Details are sketchy as prisoners in the cell remain silent on what transpired. The prisoner was reportedly stabbed to the side and beaten, suffering a broken nose. Johnson, ...

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