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VIDEO: Guyana's Second FPSO Sets Sail from Singapore

Sep 09, 2021

Liza Unity FPSO, set to become Guyana's second offshore production unit, has been completed in Singapore and has set sail towards Guyana.Keppel Shipyard, responsible for the construction and integration of the topside modules with the China-built FPSO hull said Thursday it had delivered the FPSO to SBM Offshore. Once in Guyana, the FPSO will be deployed at ExxonMobil's Stabroek offshore block.Keppel O&M’s scope of work included the fabrication of several topside modules…

Saudi Aramco Unit to Market Guyana's Crude for One Year

Sep 17, 2021

Guyana has granted a unit of Saudi Arabian Oil Co, known as Aramco, a one-year contract to market the government's share of the crude produced in the South American country, Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo told Reuters.The country in early September…

Saudi Aramco Unit Wins Guyana Oil Tender

Sep 08, 2021

Guyana awarded a unit of Saudi Aramco a tender to purchase a portion of the country's oil production, and the two parties will likely enter into a one-year marketing deal, an official said on Tuesday.The South American country last month received…

Spurred by Offshore Oil Discoveries, Guyana's Economy to Grow 500% by 2030

Aug 19, 2021

Guyana's economy is expected to expand by 500% by 2030 as companies continue to plumb its offshore oil and gas reserves, a government official said on Wednesday.The small South American country has become one of the world's oil exploration hotspots…

Guyana, Suriname Eye Further Drilling from Oil Majors After Discoveries

Aug 18, 2021

Guyana and Suriname expect continued exploratory drilling over the next two years by oil majors in their joint offshore basin after a string of recent discoveries, government officials and corporate executives said at a conference on Wednesday…

VIDEO: Prosperity FPSO Hull Arrives in Singapore

Aug 12, 2021

The hull of the FPSO Prosperity, which will be Guyana's third offshore oil production unit once delivered, has arrived at the Keppel yard in Singapore, where it will be fitted with topside modules.SBM Offshore, which will deliver the FPSO  to end client ExxonMobil…

Guyana Earns Nearly $80 Mln from 7th Crude Cargo

Aug 09, 2021

Guyana earned nearly $80 million from the seventh crude cargo allocated to the government from the offshore Liza project, the highest figure since exports began in early 2020, the Ministry of Natural Resources said on Monday.The cargo of 1,047…

Suriname, the Next Offshore Oil Hot Spot?

Jul 12, 2021

Offshore drilling in Guyana, mainly by ExxonMobil, has in the past years unearthed more than 9 billion barrels of oil equivalent, making Guyana a place to be when it comes to deepwater exploration, and as of December 2019, production, with multiple FPSOs planned for deployment in the coming years…

Eco Atlantic Joins ExxonMobil's Canje Block Off Guyana

Jun 28, 2021

Oil and gas company Eco Atlantic has agreed to acquire a stake in JHI Associates, which owns a share in the Canje block, offshore Guyana, where ExxonMobil is drilling for oil.Eco will acquire up to a 10% interest in JHI and appoint Keith Hill…

ExxonMobil Finds More Oil in Stabroek Block Offshore Guyana

Jun 09, 2021

U.S. oil major ExxonMobil said Wednesday it had made another oil discovery in the Stabroek block offshore Guyana, this time at the Longtail-3 well.'Drilling at Longtail-3 encountered 230 feet (70 meters) of net pay, including newly identified…

Saipem Opens Offshore Construction Facility in Guyana

Jun 07, 2021

Italian offshore energy services company Saipem has inaugurated its new facility at the port of Georgetown, Guyana, to support its offshore oil and gas installation activities in the country.'The Saipem Guyana Offshore Construction Facility…

ExxonMobil Restarting Ops in Canje Block, Offshore Guyana with Jabillo-1 Well Spud

Jun 07, 2021

U.S. oil major ExxonMobil is resuming operations at the Canje Block offshore Guyana with the drilling of the billion-barrel prospect Jabillo-1, using the Stena Carron Drillship.The news was shared by Westmount Energy, a company that owns a stake in one of ExxonMobil's Canje block partners…

Lawsuit Challenges ExxonMobil's Exploration and Production Activities in Guyana

Jun 02, 2021

A landmark lawsuit filed against Guyana's government, arguing that oil production fuels climate change, could bolster legal action as court cases involving energy companies and state authorities surge, according to lawyers and environmentalists…

Siem Offshore Lands Offshore Vessel Charter in Guyana

Jun 02, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Siem Offshore has won a contract for its Siem Dorado multi-purpose support vessel in Guyana.Siem Offshore said the contract was for 55 days firm, in addition to mobilization and demobilization fees, with extension options included…

ExxonMobil Makes Oil Discovery at Uaru-2 Offshore Guyana

Apr 27, 2021

U.S. oil major ExxonMobil said on Tuesday 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…

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