Guyana

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July 2022
Pay-to-play time is likely nigh in Guyana, as the tiny nation appears poised to flex the economic muscle that comes with the rapid ascension from an obscure extra to a starring role on the world petroleum stage.
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May 05, 2022
Energy demand is expected to increase, and deepwater oil and gas will play a critical role in the energy mix in the future, ExxonMobil Vice President of Deepwater Jeff Weidner said during an executive dialogue.
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May 03, 2022
TechnipFMC has been awarded an additional contract and received notice to proceed by ExxonMobil affiliate Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited for its Yellowtail development in the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana.
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April 27, 2022
ExxonMobil announced three new discoveries offshore Guyana which will increase the estimate of the recoverable resource of the Stabroek Block to nearly 11 billion oil-equivalent barrels.
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April 26, 2022
Guyana, home to the world’s largest oil discovery of the past decade, is in discussions with Abu Dhabi to build a deepwater port to serve the rapid economic development along South America’s Caribbean coast.
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April 05, 2022
SBM Offshore announced Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited, an affiliate of ExxonMobil, confirmed the award of contracts for the Yellowtail development project in the Stabroek Block in Guyana.
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April 04, 2022
The company’s fourth, and largest, project in the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana is expected to produce approximately 250,000 bpd starting in 2025.
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February 14, 2022
SBM Offshore announced that floating, production, storage and offloading vessel Liza Unity has produced first oil as of Feb. 11 and is formally on hire.
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January 05, 2022
ExxonMobil announced two oil discoveries at Fangtooth-1 and Lau Lau-1 in the Stabroek block offshore Guyana.
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December 2021
Latin America’s oil industry needs greater political stability to keep growing
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November 2021
Recovery is still moving forward
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November 17, 2021
SBM Offshore has been awarded contracts to perform front end engineering and design for an FPSO for the Yellowtail development project. The FEED contract award triggers the initial release of funds by ExxonMobil’s subsidiary Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited to begin FEED activities and secure a Fast4Ward hull.
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October 19, 2021
Guyana will likely become one of South America’s top oil producers over the next four years, but the world’s newest petrostate increasingly sees gas as the bedrock for growing its domestic economy.
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September 10, 2021
“These discoveries are part of an extensive well program in the Stabroek Block utilizing six drillships to test play extensions and new concepts, evaluate existing discoveries and complete development wells for the Liza Phase 2 and Payara projects,” said Mike Cousins, senior vice president of exploration and new ventures at ExxonMobil.
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August 10, 2021
Oceaneering International has been awarded a contract from Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited to provide two surveys offshore Guyana.
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July 29, 2021
APA Corporation announced drilling success and updated the status of its appraisal program offshore Suriname in Block 58. The primary objective of the first phase of the appraisal drilling program is to deliver a fast-track, black oil development.
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July 28, 2021
ExxonMobil reported a significant discovery at Whiptail in the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana. The Whiptail-1 well encountered 246 feet (75 meters) of net pay in high quality, oil-bearing sandstone reservoirs.
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June 09, 2021
“Longtail-3, combined with our recent discovery at Uaru-2, has the potential to increase our resource estimate within the Stabroek block, demonstrating further growth of this world-class resource and our high-potential development opportunities offshore Guyana,” said Mike Cousins, senior vice president of exploration and new ventures at ExxonMobil.
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May 2021
The challenge now facing operators in this promising region is to transition from an exploration/appraisal mode to best practices for development and production.
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April 22, 2021
Maersk Drilling has been awarded a one-well contract by CGX Resources Inc., operator and joint venture partner with Frontera Energy Guyana Corp, for the semi-submersible rig Maersk Discoverer to perform exploration drilling in the Corentyne Block offshore Guyana.
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January 15, 2020
OPEC’s latest forecasts suggested a weaker outlook for global oil markets this year as surging supplies from competitors from Norway to Guyana threaten the group’s efforts to defend crude prices.
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