"Guyana" News

Guyana: Tullow Oil, Partners Keep Control Over Orinduik Offshore Block Until 2023

Mar 15, 2021

The government of Guyana has granted an extension to the term of the Tullow Oil-operated Orinduik offshore block that will see the block partners maintain control of the block until 2023. According to Eco Atlantic, Tullow Oil's partner in the offshore block…

Noble Corp. Nets New Rig Contracts, Extensions. Sees Uptick in Tender Activity

Mar 12, 2021

Offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation has recently secured several drilling contracts and its CEO says there has been an uptick in tender activity in various markets.The company, which in February completed its financial restructuring…

Fugro Assisting Petronas with Suriname Offshore Exploration Efforts

Mar 10, 2021

Dutch offshore survey services provider Fugro said Wednesday it was conducting a seep survey and geochemical campaign in Block 48, offshore Suriname, for the Malaysian oil giant Petronas, to assist with the oil company's oil exploration activities…

ExxonMobil Set to Spud Another Well at Guyana's Canje Block

Mar 09, 2021

U.S. oil major ExxonMobil is set to drill another well in the Canje Block, offshore Guyana, after it was last week announced that the first well drilled -the Bulletwood-1 - failed to strike commercial oil volumes.ExxonMobil has now moved Stena…

CGX Energy to Spend $90M on Guyana Offshore Drilling Campaign

Mar 08, 2021

CGX Energy, a Canadian-based oil and gas firm focused on Guyana, expects to spud an exploration well in its Corentyne block in the second half of 2021.In a recent update, CGX Energy said the Kawa-1 exploration is expected to be drilled to a depth of approximately 6…

Guyana: No Oil at Exxon's First Well in Canje Block

Mar 04, 2021

U.S. oil major ExxonMobil has failed to find commercial quantities of oil at the Bulletwood-1 offshore well in the Canje Block, offshore Guyana.The well, spudded on December 30, 2020, was drilled using the Stena Carron drillship and was the first well drilled in the 4…

Guyana: ExxonMobil Moves Drillship Away from Bulletwood Well. Drilling Result Unknown

Mar 03, 2021

The Stena Carron drillship most recently used by ExxonMobil to drill the Bulletwood-1 well in the Canje Block offshore Guyana has moved to a new drilling location.This is according to Westmount Energy which owns an indirect interest in the Canje Block…

ExxonMobil Sells UK North Sea Fields to NEO for More Than $1B

Feb 24, 2021

North Sea-focused oil company NEO Energy has struck a deal to buy ExxonMobil's UK North Sea assets, a month after it was announced the companies had started exclusive talks over a potential transaction.Backed by Norwegian private equity investor HitecVision…

Market Report: FPSOs ... Charting the Path Ahead

Feb 15, 2021

COVID-19 will continue to skew the floating production systems market for the coming 24 months, while buying power for a large portion of FPSO contracts will be centered in Brazil and Guyana/Suriname. These two areas are expected to account…

With 28 Bidders Disqualified, Guyana Taps Hess to Market its Crude

Feb 10, 2021

U.S. oil producer Hess Corp has been selected to market two Guyana crude oil shipments as the emerging oil power seeks a permanent partner to handle its share of a major offshore oil find, the country's vice president said on Tuesday.The South…

Guyana Terminates Taiwan Office Deal amid China Pressure

Feb 05, 2021

Guyana on Thursday abruptly terminated an agreement with Taiwan to open an office in the South American country, hours after China urged Georgetown to 'correct their mistake.'Taiwan's foreign ministry earlier on Thursday said it had signed an agreement with Guyana on Jan…

Offshore Oil Firm Eco Atlantic Launches Renewables Division

Jan 26, 2021

Eco Atlantic, an oil company with offshore oil and gas acreage in Guyana and Namibia, said Tuesday it had formed a new solar energy-focused company Eco Atlantic Renewables, citing, in part, a lack of oil and gas acquisition opportunities.Formed with Nepcoe Capital Partners Ltd…

Hess Allocates 41% of Budget for Offshore Guyana Developments

Jan 25, 2021

Oil and gas producer Hess Corp on Monday forecast a small drop in output and set a $1.9 billion budget for 2021, most of which will go to Guyana, touted as one of the most important new oil and gas discoveries in the last decade.The company has been relying on its investment in offshore Guyana…

Tullow Starts Drilling Ops at GVN-1 Exploration Well, Offshore Suriname

Jan 25, 2021

Oil and gas company Tullow Oil is set to start drilling at its Goliathberg Voltzberg North-1 (GVN-1) exploration well, offshore Suriname, targeting 235 million barrels of oil. The news of the drilling operation startup was shared by Tullow's partner Ratio Petroleum…

Drilling Deals Confirmed for Two Maersk Rigs in Suriname

Jan 18, 2021

Following a conditional letter of the award signed with the French oil giant Total last November for the supply of two offshore drilling rigs in Suriname, Danish offshore drilling firm Maersk Drilling said Monday Total has firmed up the contracts…

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