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GPL workers agitating for settlement of salary dispute

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 April 2021, 13:44 by Denis Chabrol With a strike threat still looming over the state-owned Guyana Power and Light (GPL) for increased salaries,  workers on Tuesday began publicly agitating by picketing various locations countrywide. Dozens of workers staged a midday picketing demonstration outside GPL’s Main Street office to vent their frustration at the months-long delay ...

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ExxonMobil finds more oil offshore Guyana

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 April 2021, 8:35 by Denis Chabrol ExxonMobil said today it made an oil discovery at the Uaru-2 well in the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana. Uaru-2 will add to the previously announced gross discovered recoverable resource estimate for the block, which is currently estimated to be approximately 9 billion oil-equivalent barrels, the company announced. ExxonMobil said ...

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Corriverton man held with 25 kilos ganja- CANU

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 April 2021, 8:04 by Denis Chabrol A  man from Corriverton, East Berbice has been arrested for allegedly being in possession of  25 kilogrammes of marijuana, the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) said Tuesday. The man, who has been identified as 41-year old Wesley Anthonio Barry, was intercepted  at 176 Area “AA” Kingston, Little India #79 Village, ...

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Gas-to-shore project viable despite global plan to scale up renewables, cut emissions

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 April 2021, 7:50 by Denis Chabrol Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo on Monday insisted that the proposed US$810 million to US$900 million gas-to-shore project would be viable in years to come, despite ongoing progress in scaling up renewable energy sources and reducing dependence on fossil fuels. “I don’t believe fossil fuel prices will fall. You still ...

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