Tag Archives: Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ)

CCJ throws out Gaskin’s case for all three co-venturers to have separate permits

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) on Thursday ruled that only Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited, now known as ExxonMobil Guyana, needed a permit for the Liza 1 project rather than also its co-venturers, Hess and CNOOC Guyana. The applicant, Ramon Gaskin, had contended that each of the three companies ought to have applied for and obtained permits. He had ...

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CCJ had noted High Court constraints in Guyana

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) had taken note of the limited number of judges in Guyana’s High Court, despite the legal requirement to deliver decisions within 120 days. During the hearing of an appeal in the matter of Ramon Gaskin v Minister of Natural Resources and others, CCJ President Justice Adrian Saunders had told Lawyer for the applicant, Seenath ...

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