Daily Archives: Thursday, 13 May 2021, 20:30

ExxonMobil has to pay for excess gas flaring due to faulty equipment

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 May 2021, 20:30 by Denis Chabrol The ExxonMobil-controlled consortium of Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited (EEPGL) now has to pay US$30 per tonne of Carbon Dioxide Equivalent (CO 2 e), following an amendment of the Environmental Permit for the Liza Phase One project, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said Thursday. The decision to include ...

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Former Head of Protocol, who worked with all Executive Presidents, dies

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 May 2021, 16:42 by Denis Chabrol Veteran Guyanese diplomat and former Head of Protocol at the Office of the President, Vic Persaud died on Thursday. He had suffered a stroke a few months ago. Mr. Persaud had the distinction of working with all of Guyana’s Executive Presidents from Forbes Burnham to Irfaan Ali. Before returning ...

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GHRA says call off IRI electoral reform project, bring in CARICOM instead

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 May 2021, 17:18 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Human Rights Association (GHRA) is recommending that the US-funded electoral reform project be aborted and instead Guyana seek help from the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) after there is compromise between the two major political parties. “”Continued association with Republican politics, even with ‘Republicanism-lite’ in the form of the ...

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