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June 6, 2019

More Guyanese being trained and employed in O&G industry

With the impending Oil and Gas industry in Guyana, a matter of great concern has been local content, and how Guyanese can benefit from the industry–not just the resource but employment and getting them ready for the employment opportunities that will arise. On Wednesday, as a result of a partnership between TOTALTEC Oilfield Services and […]

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June 5, 2019

GYSBI, TOTALTEC ramp up manpower recruitment drive ahead of Liza Destiny arrival

The Guyana Shore Base Inc. (GYSBI) and TOTALTEC Oilfield Services will be collaborating to recruit and train over 120 Guyanese in basic safety and oilfield operations to enable them to successfully join and participate in the South American country’s emerging oil and gas industry.“To keep pace with increasing offshore operations, including additional drilling rigs and […]

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May 13, 2019

Guyana Shore Base eyeing expansion to double its capacity

Guyanese majority owned Guyana Shore Base Inc. (GYSBI) will double its capacity in phase 2 of its expansion programme which will see the facility’s usable area and wharfage increasing by over 100%. Under its Phase 2 Expansion Programme, GYSBI plans to increase its shore base logistics area from 35 to 85 total acres and double […]

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May 10, 2019

SBM confirms award of Liza 2 floater contract

SBM Offshore announced on May 10 that Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited (EEPGL), an affiliate of Exxon Mobil Corporation, has confirmed the award of contracts for the next phase of the Liza project in Guyana. “We are proud that ExxonMobil awarded SBM Offshore the contracts for the Liza Unity FPSO. The Company is confident […]

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May 7, 2019

OTC 2019: “We’re emerging as an oil and gas nation” – GO-Invest CEO

CEO of the Guyana Office for Investment (GO-Invest), Owen Verwey, is heartened by the traffic passing through the Guyana Booth at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) currently taking place in Houston Texas, USA, saying that the opportunities for networking are numerous. Speaking on the sidelines of the event on Monday May 6, 2019, Verwey noted […]

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May 2, 2019

Guyana EPA says all environmental requirements met for Liza Phase 2

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Guyana says all requirements for which it has responsibility have been met by ExxonMobil Guyana for the 220,000 bpd Liza Phase 2 Development Project. Executive Director of the EPA, Dr. Vincent Adams, told OilNOW on Tuesday that as a result of extensive discussions with the company, the agency’s concerns […]

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August 23, 2018

GYSBI on track to be one stop shop for offshore operations

 the facility will be providing drilling fluids for ExxonMobil’s offshore operations ─ facility currently provides food, water and other materials for offshore operations ─ GYSBI employs more than 130 persons DPI, Guyana, Thursday, August 23, 2018 Everything is in place at the Guyana Shore Base Incorporated (GYBSI) to meet the expectations of ExxonMobil and its […]

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