News

Experts from Qatar to assist in crafting of gas leak management and other plans for oil and gas sector

Two oil and gas experts from Qatar are expected in Guyana next week to assist the Government with a number of the plans that are being crafted by Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited (EEPGL) including the Gas Leak Management Plan. Minister of Natural Resources Vickram Bharrat made the disclosure recently while he was being […]

President promises major transformation for Berbice as Government outreach begins

A two-day Government Outreach to Region Six began today, with a number of Government Ministries and Departments participating. The outreach is aimed at identifying and addressing the concerns of Berbice residents. According to President Irfaan Ali, he intends to hold similar outreaches across the country. “So every issue that you have will be dealt with […]

First Lady dedicates Guyana’s newest FPSO in Singapore

Guyana’s First Lady Arya Ali is in Singapore where today she officially dedicated the Prosperity vessel at a naming ceremony. The Prosperity is the third floating, production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) vessel that will operate in the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana. Mrs. Ali is the godmother of the vessel. It is a longstanding maritime tradition […]

Protest erupted in Buxton over “indiscriminate shooting” during CANU operation; Roads cleared by Joint Services

A fiery protest was launched in Buxton this midday after a CANU operation that saw the arrest of a well known resident of the community and agents opening fire during a chase of the suspect. Buxtonians complained that during the CANU operations, agents were shooting indiscriminately, triggering the protest action. In a statement, the Ministry […]

Additional funds being channeled to City Hall restoration works

As restoration works continue at the iconic City Hall building, over $263.1 million has been approved for the restoration efforts. Minister of Local Government Nigel Dharamlall said the project will be completed within its 18-months timeline. The restoration project totals some $780 million. As the Committee of Supply entered its third day of considering the […]

Guyana’s corruption fight at a standstill in recent times – Transparency International

The Transparency International Group believes there is need for a greater level of transparency in Guyana’s Extractive Sector. In its latest corruption index report, the Transparency Group gave Guyana a score of 40 when it comes to issues of corruption and transparency. The corruption index by the global anti-corruption watchdog is based on a combination […]

New Petroleum Production Licenses to include fee for auditing

The Minister of Natural Resources, Vickram Bharrat has announced that the new Petroleum Production Licenses for the oil and gas sector will include an auditing fee, which will be paid to a Petroleum Account currently being managed by the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) The Minister was at the time responding to questions from […]