Month: <span>August 2019</span>

Energy Director, Tullow Oil management team visit Stena Forth

  • Posted: August 31, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 30, 2019) Director of Energy, Dr. Mark Bynoe, today, said that the visit to the Stena Forth to get a first-hand look at the drillship was tremendous as it brought a new appreciation of the entire cycle of operations involved in the petroleum sector. Dr. Bynoe, yesterday, travelled to the vessel …

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The Amazon Forest Fires- A Global Emergency

  • Posted: August 30, 2019
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The world watches in dismay as record-breaking fires, at never-before-seen rate rips through the Amazon forest in Brazil. The Amazon is the world’s largest rainforest. It stretches across 5.5 million square kilometres, covering 40% of the South American continent. It is often referred to as the lungs of the Earth and one of earth’s best …

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Critical thinking and research skills, integrity key to success -Dr. Bynoe says at FEES orientation

  • Posted: August 30, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 30, 2019) Director, Department of Energy, Dr. Mark Bynoe told new entrants to the University of Guyana’s Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences (FEES) that they can position themselves to benefit from the emerging oil sector, by cultivating critical thinking skills, pursuing learning and holding fast to their integrity. Dr. Bynoe …

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Department of Energy announces the arrival of the Liza Destiny FPSO Vessel

  • Posted: August 29, 2019
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Guyana’s first FPSO the Liza Destiny (Photograph courtesy of ExxonMobil Guyana)  Georgetown, Guyana – (August 29, 2019) Director, Department of Energy, Dr. Mark Bynoe has announced that Guyana’s first oil production vessel, the Liza Destiny, has arrived in the Stabroek Block. “This is a historic and momentous occasion for the Co-operative Republic of Guyana and …

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Message of condolence on the death of Guyanese musician Johnny Braff

  • Posted: August 28, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 28, 2019) His Excellency David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, extends condolences at the death of Mr. Johnny Critchlow Braithwaite, M.S., also known as ‘Johnny Braff’. Mr. Braithwaite died at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation this morning after a brief period of illness. He was 82 years old. …

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Minister of State delivers building, cleaning supplies to Region 10 residents affected by storm

  • Posted: August 27, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 27, 2019) Minister of State, Mrs. Dawn Hastings- Williams, this evening, travelled to several communities in Upper Demerara-Berbice (Region Ten), where she handed over building and cleaning supplies to residents who were severely affected by a freak storm last week. The storm resulted in several residents losing sections of their roofs, …

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Terms of Reference: GUYANA PETROLEUM RESOURCES GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT PROJECT (P166730)

  • Posted: August 26, 2019
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CONSULTING SERVICES FOR INDEPENDENT ADMINISTRATOR TO PREPARE GUYANA’S 2NDEITI FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2018 1. BACKGROUND The Guyana Oil and Gas Capacity Building Project (the ‘Project’) is supported by the World Bank and aims to enhance the Government’s capacity to achieve its management goals for the petroleum sector through interventions focused on enhancing legal and …

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‘Education is an investment in the future’ – President Granger said at East Berbice-Corentyne back-to-school drive

  • Posted: August 26, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 25, 2019): President David Granger, this afternoon, told the children of the communities of Hogstye-Lancaster Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC) located in the East Berbice-Corentyne (Region Six) that education is an investment in the future. The President was at the time speaking at a back-to-school drive held at the Liverpool Community Centre …

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‘The Church plays a vital role in education’ -President Granger at 12th anniversary celebration of Solomon’s Temple

  • Posted: August 26, 2019
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Georgetown, Guyana – (August 25, 2019): President David Granger, this afternoon, attended the 12th anniversary celebration of Solomon’s Temple located at Philippi, East Berbice-Corentyne (Region Six) where he said the Church has a vital role to play in education. “It is equipped to play a role in ensuring that education is directed towards the good …

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