Guyana News


Guyana Still Searching for Partner to Market Its Oil

Mar 12, 2020

Guyana has extended the initial deadline in its search for an agent to market its share of oil produced by an Exxon Mobil-led consortium to March 24, the Department of Energy said on Wednesday.Guyana has no domestic refining capacity or national…

Guyana's Granger Claims Presidential Election Victory

Mar 06, 2020

Diplomats and foreign observers on Thursday questioned preliminary results of Guyana's presidential election as incumbent David Granger claimed victory and the opposition denounced fraud, setting up a showdown in the oil-rich South American nation…

Guyana Produced 35,607 bpd in December

Feb 19, 2020

Guyana produced 35,607 barrels per day (bpd) of oil in December, following the inauguration of production in the country by a consortium led by U.S. oil major Exxon Mobil Corp, the finance ministry said in a report.Exxon has discovered more than 8 billion barrels off the coast of Guyana…

ExxonMobil, Noble Corp. in Guyana Drillship Pact

Feb 12, 2020

The U.S. oil major ExxonMobil has signed a framework agreement with offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation to extend the contracts for the three drillships currently operating for Exxon in Guyana, and potentially add more work and more rigs…

Guyana to Agree to Oil Prices with Exxon Before Govt's First Export

Feb 11, 2020

Guyana is aiming to complete talks with the Exxon Mobil Corp-led consortium producing oil off its coast over crude pricing, lifting costs, and scheduling before the government exports its first cargo, energy director Mark Bynoe said on Monday…

Rystad: Guyana's GDP to 'Skyrocket' as Oil Output Increases

Feb 04, 2020

Oil output estimated at 1.2 million barrels per day by 2030, Guyana’s total annual oil revenues could approach $30 billion within 10 years and could send the country's GDP 'skyrocketing,' according to research by Rystad Energy, a Norwegian energy intelligence company…

Exxon: 2nd Lift of Guyanese Crude Underway

Feb 04, 2020

Exxon Mobil's second lift of Guyanese crude from the offshore Liza Destiny platform is underway and has been sold on the open market, the company said on Monday. The U.S. oil major, in a consortium with Hess Corp and China's CNOOC Ltd, has discovered…

Exxon's Guyana Oil Deal in Focus Ahead of Election

Feb 03, 2020

A report by a nonprofit watchdog group critical of Exxon Mobil Corp's oil contract with Guyana has rekindled a debate over whether the deal is too generous to the company, just a month before a crucial presidential election.In a report published Monday…

Guyana: Orinduik Block in Resource Estimate Boost

Feb 03, 2020

Tullow Oil's Orinduik Block offshore Guyana could hold 5,1 billion barrels of oil equivalent in Gross Prospective Resources, best estimate, according to Gustavson Associates, an independent third-party auditor.This is more than a billion-barrel…

DOF Bags Several Deals for OSV Duo

Jan 29, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel owner DOF Subsea has secured several contracts for two of its offshore vessels, with undisclosed clients.DOF subsea said it would carry out for pre-lay and LBL array installation activities in Guyana, subsea installation…

Guyana's First-Ever Oil Cargo Sets Sail

Jan 21, 2020

A vessel carrying Guyana's first-ever shipment of crude set sail on Monday bound for the U.S. Gulf Coast, oil major Exxon Mobil Corp said, marking the tiny South American nation's long-awaited debut as an oil exporter.The Suezmax vessel Yannis P…

Tullow: No Guyana Drilling in 2020

Jan 16, 2020

London-listed oil company Tullow Oil will most likely not be drilling any wells offshore Guyana in 2020.In its trading update on Wednesday Tullow said it expected to report pretax impairments and exploration write-offs of around $1.5 billion…

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