Guyana

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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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October 05, 2020
“Proceeds will be used to fund our world class investment opportunity in Guyana,” CEO John Hess said. “This sale is aligned with our strategy to preserve cash and preserve the long term value of our assets in the current low oil price environment.”
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September 08, 2020
Hess Corporation announced another oil discovery offshore Guyana at the Redtail-1 well, the 18th discovery on the Stabroek Block, which will add to the previously announced gross discovered recoverable resource estimate for the block of more than 8 billion barrels of oil equivalent.
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July 16, 2020
The project involved acquiring high-resolution geophysical and geotechnical data through the simultaneous deployment of multiple Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV), in water depths of between 70m and 2150m over an area of approximately 3,100 square km.
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July 13, 2020
The company confirmed that the Stena Carron and Noble Tom Madden vessels returned to full operations last month. The rigs had been shut when the country of less than a million closed its borders after the pandemic hit South America.
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March 17, 2020
The reductions to the company’s 2020 capital budget will be primarily achieved by shifting from a six-rig program to one rig in the Bakken, which is expected to be completed by the end of May. Most discretionary exploration and offshore drilling activities, excluding Guyana, will also be deferred.
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March 02, 2020
In today's episode, oil climbs on signs that market intervention may be near, Guyana holds an election critical to its energy future, and more.
News
March 02, 2020
In a contract with SBM Offshore, the company assisted the hook-up and commissioning of their FPSO.
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March 02, 2020
Control of the world’s fastest-growing economy and its massive offshore oil fields are up for grabs Monday as Guyana votes in national elections.
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February 06, 2020
Tullow Oil will reduce its headcount in Kenya by about 40% as part of a company-wide restructuring following poor performances at its Africa and Guyana operations.
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January 27, 2020
ExxonMobil has increased its estimated recoverable resource base in Guyana to more than 8 billion oil equivalent barrels and made a further oil discovery northeast of the producing Liza field at the Uaru exploration well, the 16th discovery on the Stabroek Block.
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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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January 02, 2020
Hess rose above the carnage in shale stocks with a more traditional approach to oil exploration – partnering in a massive offshore discovery in a frontier nation.
News
January 02, 2020
The independent oil producer’s first discovery of the new year comes after a calamitous 2019 in which its stock declined 64% and the chief executive officer and exploration chief stepped down.
Article
September 2019
A flurry of deepwater discoveries in the Atlantic off Guyana’s coast has changed the future for the small South American nation.
Article
May 2019
Talos Energy—alongside consortium partners Sierra Oil & Gas and Premier Oil—has provided an update on the Zama appraisal program in Mexico’s Block 7, in the prolific Sureste basin.
Article
February 2019
U.S. inches closer to energy independence
Article
January 2019
Total—alongside partners CNOOC Limited (45%), Petrobras (16%) and Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. (15%)—has begun producing from Egina field, about 93 mi off the coast of Nigeria.
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April 19, 2018
Eco Atlantic released an update on the processing and interpretation of recently acquired 2,550 sq km of 3D seismic on the company’s Orinduik Block, offshore Guyana.
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April 09, 2018
ExxonMobil got such a favorable deal from Guyana, the country should rewrite its tax laws, the IMF said.
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