Tag: Guyana

NEWS

Guyana Swims In Oil

The U.S. oil giant ExxonMobil has discovered two additional high-quality oil reservoirs in Guyana’s Stabroek Block. As a result of COVID-19, Guyana’s travel restrictions had forced ExxonMobil to idle two drillships in the country’s waters temporarily. However, the oil company had resumed drilling operations by the end of the second quarter. Meanwhile, Exxon Mobil Corporation has announced an estimated second […]

POLITICS

Guyana’s Economy Set To Grow By 5.1%

With a per capita gross domestic product of $8,300 in 2016 and average GDP growth of 4.2% over the last decade, Guyana is one of the fastest developing countries in the Western Hemisphere. The country is expected to see an overall economic growth of 5.1 percent for this year, with further growth over the next two years. The World Bank, […]

POLITICS

CARICOM Chairman Issues Statement On Election In Guyana

Following the chaos and confusion in the aftermath of Guyana’s general election, Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Mottley has issued the following statement in her capacity as Chairman of the Conference of Heads of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). The Caribbean Community calls on the electoral officials in Guyana and the representative political parties to work together to achieve a peaceful […]

POLITICS

Guyana Spews More Oil

The Cooperative Republic of Guyana seems to be floating in oil as US-based giant, ExxonMobil, has made its 16th oil discovery offshore the territory. The exploration success in the emerging province is showing little sign of slowing. Dr. Mark Bynoe, Director in the Department of Energy, said the new discovery was made northeast of the producing Liza field at the […]

POLITICS

First Batch Of Guyana’s Liza Crude Goes To Shell

The Guyana government says the Barbados-based Shell Western Supply and Trading Limited has been selected as the company which will buy the country’s first three million barrels of oil as a result of the introductory phase of the Liza crude grade into the market. In a statement, Guyana’s Department of Energy said the first phase of its announced two-step crude […]

POLITICS

Guyana Continues To Spew Oil

According to press reports, ExxonMobil has announced recently that the consortium which it leads has made another discovery in its Stabroek block offshore Guyana. ExxonMobil holds a 45 percent interest in the 6.6 million-acre Stabroek block and serves as operator for the consortium, which also includes Hess and CNOOC as joint interest partners. The initial production from the Liza Phase […]

NEWS

Guyana Gets U.S. And U.K. Support After Venezuela’s Interference

The U.S. and Britain have given Guyana their support after Venezuela’s Navy recently attempted to land a helicopter on the ship, Ramform Tethys. The seismic research vessel was hired by ExxonMobil to gather data from the western end of the Stabroek Block in Guyana. Venezuela has become uneasy since the US-based ExxonMobil initiated oil and gas exploration activities in Guyana […]

cricket SPORTS

Keemo Paul — A Gem In The Rough!

Keemo Paul is a multi-talented and energetic young Guyanese Cricketer born on February 21, 1998, in Guyana. His exceptional all-around talent was recognized from an early age while playing for the Essequibo Islands Secondary School; he was able to bowl fast, bat, wicket keep and was also a brilliant fielder and was impressive through age group Cricket. He was the […]

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Guyana — The New Regional Cricket Powerhouse

The regional four-day cricket competition in the West Indies is on in earnest and the defending champions Guyana Jaguars are already confirmed as champions for the 4th consecutive year. They have gone unbeaten in eight rounds and have accumulated 135 points and is in an excellent position to gain maximum points against the Barbados Pride in the ongoing ninth round […]

cricket SPORTS

Here Comes Shimron Hetmyer — The Hotstepper

Hit It! Nah, na na na nah Here comes the hot stepper, murderer I’m the lyrical gangster, murderer Pick up the crew in-a de area, murderer Still love you like that, murderer Ini Kamoze Shimron Odilon Hetmyer, the 20-year-old Guyanese and Windies cricketer is one of the youngest minted players by the Windies playing cricket at the highest level in […]