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Payara licence says no routine flaring permitted but more studies needed for reinjecting produced water

The production licence for the Payara oil field, which was signed on Thursday after a review of ExxonMobil’s field development plan, prohibits routine flaring but provides for more studies on the pros and cons of reinjecting produced water. In the document signed by representatives of Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited (EEPGL) and the Guyana government, the Petroleum Production Licence ...

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AFC Leader Ramjattan chides APNU/PNCR for breaking political agreements; Harmon hopes Patterson rethinks resignation

Leader of the Alliance For Change (AFC), Khemraj Ramjattan on Wednesday said A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) councillors’ vote for one of their members to be the Vice Chairman of Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica) was a clear violation of a recently inked formal agreement between the two political organisations. He sharply debunked People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) executive member, Dr. ...

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ExxonMobil approves US$9 billion investment in Payara after Guyana govt gives greenlight

IRVING, Texas – ExxonMobil has made its final investment decision to proceed with the Payara field  offshore development in Guyana after receiving government approvals. Payara is the third project in  the Stabroek Block and is expected to produce up to 220,000 barrels of oil per day after startup in  2024, using the Prosperity floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel. ...

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PNCR executive member says lone AFC Regional Vice Chairman reflects political agreement with APNU

People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) executive member, Dr. Karen Cummings on Wednesday said the allocation of one  Regional Vice Chairmanship position to the Alliance For Change (AFC) appears to be in keeping formula with A Partnership for National Unity (APNU). Her remarks came against the background of concerns that the PNCR-led APNU broke its promise for AFC representatives to become ...

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Georgetown Public Hospital nurses warned of disciplinary action as protest continues

Protesting nurses of the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) remained defiant in their quest for a range of benefits, despite a warning against abandoning their posts. The nurses, backed by the opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) again protested outside Guyana’s primary health care institution to demand that government pays all of them COVID-19 risk allowances instead ...

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