March 07, 2023
The country’s first auction is expected to take place by the end of May after being delayed by a few weeks as the government finalizes contract terms and legislation that ensure it secures a larger share of proceeds, Jagdeo said in an interview in Houston on Monday. The country has ample drilling locations to justify a second sale next year.
February 16, 2023
The MOU between Energy NL and the Canada Guyana Chamber of Commerce is intended to establish a good faith relationship between both organizations which will lead to the mutual benefit of their memberships.
February 03, 2023
Keppel O&M’s scope of work on FPSO Prosperity includes the fabrication of several topside modules, riser, mooring and umbilical structures, followed by the installation and integration of these structures and all topside modules onto the FPSO.
January 23, 2023
The Wei-1 well is approximately 14 km northwest of the partners’ previous Kawa-1 light oil and condensate discovery. The Wei-1 well will be drilled in a water depth of approximately 1,912 ft. to an anticipated total depth of 20,500 ft.
January 13, 2023
This latest award, which is subject to government approval of the project and a final investment decision, follows closely on the heels of a similar campaign confirmed last year with the oil and gas supermajor. The award marks the largest commercial agreement in Strohm’s 15-year history.
October 04, 2022
Veolia Water Technologies, through its subsidiary VWS Westgarth Ltd, has been awarded a multi-million-dollar contract by the Yellowtail - SBM Offshore/McDermott Joint Venture for the supply of a seawater treatment process module for the One Guyana FPSO that will operate in the Stabroek block, offshore Guyana.
September 07, 2022
Guyana has some of the world's biggest offshore discoveries made in years, with 10 billion barrels of recoverable oil and gas starting to come online since 2019. Sulzer has delivered 11 high pressure water injection pumps, and the latest order for five more HPcp pumps will support the largest FPSO in the Stabroek block.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
January 05, 2022
ExxonMobil announced two oil discoveries at Fangtooth-1 and Lau Lau-1 in the Stabroek block offshore Guyana.
Latin America’s oil industry needs greater political stability to keep growing
Recovery is still moving forward
The challenge now facing operators in this promising region is to transition from an exploration/appraisal mode to best practices for development and production.
November 13, 2019
The stock sank as much as 23% on the news that crude from two wells in Guyana was found to be heavy, with a high sulfur content. That’s disappointing as the Guyanese discoveries earlier this year had countered concerns over troubled ventures elsewhere.
November 07, 2019
The FPSO, to be named Prosperity, will utilize a design that largely replicates the design of the Liza Unity FPSO. As such, the design is based on SBM Offshore’s Fast4Ward program that incorporates the company’s new build, multi-purpose hull combined with several standardized topsides modules.