Year: <span>2019</span>

Four to be conferred with ‘Silk’

  • Posted: December 31, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 31, 2019) Having considered their high quality of service in the legal profession, and with confidence in their knowledge of the law, His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana is pleased to announce the appointment of four long-serving legal practitioners as Senior Counsel with effect from …

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The Department of Energy Awards Consultancy for Support Services in Review and Evaluation of Payara Field Development Plans

  • Posted: December 31, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 31, 2019) The Department of Energy has successfully completed the evaluation of eleven (11) Expressions of Interest (EOI’s) from international firms. The EOI’s received in October 2019, were for Consultancy Services to support Oil and Gas Project Development Evaluation for the Payara Field offshore Guyana. In accordance with the Procurement Plan of …

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President Granger swears in re-elected Mayors and Deputies

  • Posted: December 30, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 30, 2019) President David Granger, this morning, administered the Oath of Office to the re-elected Mayors and Deputy Mayors for the ten Municipalities, during a simple ceremony, held at the Ministry of the Presidency. The Head of State in a brief address, called on the Mayors and the Deputies to recognise their …

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President Granger commissions US$3.4M Bartica power plant -says it demonstrates Govt’s commitment to hinterland development

  • Posted: December 29, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 28, 2019) President David Granger, this morning, commissioned a brand new US$3.4M power station at Dogg Point, Agatash in Bartica, Cuyuni-Mazaruni (Region Seven), where he noted that it will bring unprecedented relief to residents who have experienced severe power outages over the years. President Granger in his address at a simple …

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Government commits full support to GECOM for free and fair elections

  • Posted: December 27, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 27, 2019) President David Granger and Ministers of the Government, this afternoon, met with the Chairperson of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Justice (ret’d) Claudette Singh SC, and the six Commissioners and pledged Government’s full support towards the body’s work in ensuring free, fair and credible elections on March 2, 2020. …

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Parliament to be dissolved on December 30, 2019

  • Posted: December 27, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 27, 2019) President David Granger has issued the Proclamations for the dissolution of Parliament and the ten Regional Democratic Councils on December 30, 2019. This will pave the way for General and Regional Elections on March 2, 2020. The Proclamations were issued today, December 27, 2019. Article 70 (2) of the …

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PHASE 1 CRUDE LIFTING PROCESS- COMPANY TO PURCHASE IDENTIFIED

  • Posted: December 24, 2019
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(Georgetown, Guyana) December 24, 2019: Phase 1 of the Department of Energy’s announced two step crude marketing process is close to completion. The Department of Energy (DE) had previously announced a two-phased approach to lifting and marketing of Guyana’s crude. The first phase being a direct sale process in December 2019 and the second an …

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Norway releases $9.1B final payment for Guyana

  • Posted: December 23, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 23, 2019) The Kingdom of Norway has released $393.4M Norwegian Kroner or G$9.1B to the Guyana REDD+ Investment Fund, administered by the World Bank for disbursement to Guyana for approved projects. This was confirmed today by the Head of the Project Management Office of the Ministry of the Presidency, Dr. Marlon …

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ExxonMobil makes 15th oil discovery offshore Guyana at Mako-1 Well– Dr. Bynoe

  • Posted: December 23, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (December 23, 2019) Director of the Department of Energy, Dr. Mark Bynoe, today, announced that United States oil company ExxonMobil and its partners Hess International and CNOOC International have made their 15th oil discovery, at the Mako-1 Well southeast of the Liza field in the Stabroek Block. “This discovery by ExxonMobil and …

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