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PPP/C has been radically tougher on ExxonMobil than former Govt – AG – Guyana Times Home Top Stories PPP/C has been radically tougher on ExxonMobil than former Govt – AG – says APNU/AFC saddled Guyana with 20-year permit; no financial assurance In dispelling a prevailing narrative pushed by sections of society about the recent permit granted to Exxon, Attorney General and Legal Affairs Minister, Anil Nandlall, SC, on Saturday emphasised that the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) Government has been radically tougher on ExxonMobil than the former Government when it comes to regulating the oil and gas sector.Nandlall pointed out that when A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance For Change (APNU/AFC) left office in 2020, two oil projects – Liza Phas Attorney General Anil Nandlall, SC e One and Two- were in operation. Neither of them had financial assurance.“You see all this unlimited guarantee that they’re clamouring for? APNU/AFC allowed that operation...
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Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) broke the record for the highest Indian Premier League total for the second time this season by posting 287-3 against Royal Challengers Bengaluru.Travis Head hit 102 from 41 balls as Sunrisers beat the 277-3 they made against Mumbai Indians last month. It was the second-highest score in a men’s T20 and the highest in a franchise tournament.The match ended as the highest-scoring T20 with RCB losing by just 25 runs.They ended on 262-7 after a remarkable 35-ball 83 at number six by Dinesh Karthik, although a win always seemed unlikely given a required scoring rate of more than 20 in the last five overs. England all-rounder Will Jacks was run out backing up for seven in RCB’s chase, having earlier bowled three wicketless overs which cost 32.His international team-mate Reece Topley returned figures of 1-68 from his four overs for RCB – the third most expensive in...
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Guyana moving to arbitration over ExxonMobil’s US$214M cost oil claim – Guyana Times Home News Guyana moving to arbitration over ExxonMobil’s US$214M cost oil claim Vice President Dr Bharrat Jagdeo has disclosed that the Guyana Government has decided to move to arbitration with a view of settling the US$214.4 million cost oil claim that was flagged during an audit of ExxonMobil’s expenses racked up between 1999 and 2017.At his weekly press conference on Thursday, VP Jagdeo posited that the government will not budge from its position on the disputed amount being claimed by the United States oil major.“We can’t reach an agreement so there is a move to the next stage on the first audit. We will not reach an agreement with Exxon so we have to now go to the next stage provided for by the agreement,” he posited.According to the Vice President, this ‘next stage’ could be in...
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…Huis T’Dieren Primary crowned championsBY the slightest of margins but one that was well-deserved, Huis T’Dieren Primary became champions of the Future Warriors Primary School Tapeball tournament (Essequibo), powered by ExxonMobil.Huis T’ Dieren, Mainstay Lake Primary and 8th of May Primary were tied on points in the round-robin finals held at the Imam Bacchus ground, Affiance, on Sunday. All three teams had one win and a loss in the eight-over-per-side contest, but Huis T’ Dieren won the title with a superior net run rate of 0.640, followed by Mainstay (0.234) and 8th of May (—0.965).In the first match of the day, the champions breezed the target of 52 in just 5.3 overs with all wickets intact against 8th of May. Twenty-six extras aided 8th of May as Joshua Isaacs (13) top-scored and Aaron DaCosta bagged 3-11 from his two overs.DaCosta returned to smash 21 (3x4s) from 12 balls, supported by...
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127MW of ‘firm power’ installed by PPP/C Govt in 4 years – Finance Minister – Guyana Times Home News 127MW of ‘firm power’ installed by PPP/C Govt in 4 years –… – says could’ve been supplemented by 165MW hydro project Even as Government grapples to address the issues at the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) Incorporated, Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh has disclosed that no other administration has done more to enhance the state-own power company, which has seen an injection of some 127 megawatts of new capacity under the current People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) regime.During a live broadcast on Saturday, Dr Singh conceded that the current spate of power outage is “unacceptable”, but assured that Government is working on bringing solutions to the citizens.He recalled that when the PPP/C was returned to office in August 2020, that administration was met with an electricity sector that was “in total collapse”,...
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–developed from 2008-2015; while APNU+AFC added just 14.2 MW in five years, Dr. Singh says–dismantles ‘misrepresented facts’ on power sector; points to continued efforts by Dr. Ali-led administration to address demand, prepare for the future   SENIOR Minister in the Office of the President with Responsibility for Finance and the Public Service Dr. Ashni Singh has set the record straight, and said that while the current ‘blackout’ situation is frustrating, the government will not sit by and allow Opposition operatives to “misrepresent” facts on the power sector. During a live broadcast on Saturday, he underscored that President Dr. Irfaan Ali is tackling the current challenges head-on, although there continues to be a misrepresentation of the facts.The Senior Minister said: “We have continued to witness the customary misrepresentations, and in many cases, very blatant factual misrepresentations in relation to the sector.” While pouring cold water on claims that the Guyana Power...
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Govt greenlights Exxon’s US$12.7B Whiptail Project – Guyana Times – Guyana to reach 1.3 million bpd by 2027– SBM Offshore secures contract to build Jaguar FPSO The Guyana Government has approved the US$12.7B Whiptail Project – the sixth development being undertaken by United States oil giant ExxonMobil in the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana. The hull for the Jaguar FPSO, which will be used by Whiptail Project A statement from the Natural Resources Ministry on Friday said this approval of the Petroleum Production Licence for the Whiptail Development Project would inject billions of dollars into the local economy.“Notably, oil production from this sixth development will generate billions in revenue for Guyana, thereby supporting significant economic and social upliftment for the country and its citizens,” the missive from the ministry has stated.Guyana had retained British consulting firm Bayphase to review the Whiptail Field Development Plan (FDP) which was submitted to the Government...
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–President Ali announces; says no effort will be spared to address issues of power supply –Cuban engineers to help address GPL’s technical deficit, massive overhaul of transmission, distribution lines on the cards   THE Government of Guyana on Friday finalised an agreement for the supply of “emergency power” to address the increase of power outages.During a live broadcast statement on his official Facebook Page, President Dr. Irfaan Ali revealed that the government, through the Guyana Power and Light Inc (GPL), finalised a time-charted agreement with UCC holding for a “power ship” to be deployed to the country within three weeks. “This arrangement will bring an additional 36 megawatts of power to the national grid to offset generation shortfalls,” Dr. Ali said.The agreement will see the chartering of a power supply vessel that will be connected to GPL’s Demerara-Berbice Integrated System at Everton in Berbice, providing support to the generation capacity...
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Electricity woes: Govt to buy 36MW of ‘emergency power’ from Turkish Company – VP Jagdeo – Guyana Times Home Top Stories Electricity woes: Govt to buy 36MW of ‘emergency power’ from Turkish Company… – to be installed within 3 weeks at Everton, Berbice In a move to alleviate the current electricity woes across the country, the Guyana Government is moving to purchase power 36 megawatts (MW) of emergency power to add to the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) Inc. grid.This was revealed by Vice President Dr Bharrat Jagdeo during his weekly press briefing on ThursdayA ministerial group – comprising VP Jagdeo; Legal Affairs Minister, Anil Nandlall, S.C.; Finance Minister, Dr Ashni Singh, and Minister within the Ministry of Public Works, Deodat Indar – was established to look into the current wave of power instability across the country. One of the floating power vessels that is operated by Turkish-based Karpowership According...
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– production targeted to begin in 2027-Sixth Stabroek block development will add capacity of 250,000 barrels of oil per day-$12.7 billion of additional investment in Guyana’s growing economy See full statement from ExxonMobil  SPRING, Texas – ExxonMobil has made a final investment decision for the Whiptail development offshore Guyana, after receiving the required government and regulatory approvals. Whiptail, the sixth project on the Stabroek block, is expected to add approximately 250,000 barrels of daily capacity by the end of 2027. “Our sixth multi-billion-dollar project in Guyana will bring the country’s production capacity to approximately 1.3 million barrels per day,” said Liam Mallon, president of ExxonMobil Upstream Company. “Our unrivaled success in developing the Guyana resource at industry-leading pace, cost and environmental performance is built on close collaboration with the government of Guyana, as well as our partners, suppliers, and contractors. The Stabroek block developments are among the lowest emissions intensity...