Guyana News Updates, July 1-4, 2022

Post-Summit of the Americas Assessments for the Hemisphere: A Caribbean PerspectiveThursday, July 7, 2022 https://cpccaribbean.org/post-summit-of-the-americas-assessments-for-the-hemisphere-a-caribbean-perspective/

Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_rTb6c0cPQumz7Y9DUPrOLg

Progress and Challenges in the Western Energy MarketsJuly 12-13, 2022 https://plattsinfo.spglobal.com/index.php/email/emailWebview?md_id=195048

Natural Gas: The Ultimate Crossroad Challenge – July 20, 2022, https://energy-dialogues.com/natural-gas-the-ultimate-crossroad-challenge/?utm_campaign=e-dialogues%20Series&utm_medium=email&_hsmi=218129322&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_uSJMeNytDdVdA8bp07fPSweLWAhMGADzkFqC0j6gZp2YxSDY95S7765QthgBF44JHu7gGtxTe0_cX7a2B74Unbra0wCtVPwe4GAqLsoqJ6_6nqoI&utm_content=218129322&utm_source=hs_email    

Guyana to resume national mangrove restoration project in low carbon push | OilNOWhttps://oilnow.gy/featured/guyana-to-resume-national-mangrove-restoration-project-in-low-carbon-push/  

Exciting prospects offshore but should Guyana seek more oil on land?  – News Room Guyana https://newsroom.gy/2022/07/01/exciting-prospects-offshore-but-should-guyana-seek-more-oil-on-land/  

Depending on the amount of wells explored Guyana’s 14.5% take will increase at some point in the future – Stabroek News https://www.stabroeknews.com/2022/07/03/opinion/letters/depending-on-the-amount-of-wells-explored-guyanas-14-5-take-will-increase-at-some-point-in-the-future/  

Guyana earned US$1.7B in exports to the US last year – News Room Guyana https://newsroom.gy/2022/07/01/guyana-earned-us1-7b-in-exports-to-us-last-year/  

Guyana, Suriname added over 1.2 billion barrels of discovered resources so far this year | OilNOW https://oilnow.gy/featured/guyana-suriname-added-over-1-2-billion-barrels-of-discovered-resources-so-far-for-2022/  

New oil bounties in CARICOM warrant revised trade agreement – Economist | OilNOW https://oilnow.gy/featured/new-oil-bounties-in-caricom-warrant-revised-trade-agreement-economist/  

Nothing in the world is more exciting than to work on than Guyana’s projects – Exxon Upstream President | OilNOW https://oilnow.gy/featured/nothing-in-the-world-more-exciting-to-work-on-than-guyanas-projects-exxon-upstream-president/  

Strohm to provide TCP underwater alternative gas (WAG) jumpers for Exxon’s Guyana project – Worldakkam https://worldakkam.com/strohm-to-provide-tcp-underwater-alternative-gas-wag-jumpers-for-exxons-guyana-project/795275/  

‘Good for Guyana’ – PPP/C will not abandon Amaila Falls Hydropower Project – Pres. Ali – News Room Guyanahttps://newsroom.gy/2022/07/01/good-for-guyana-ppp-c-will-not-abandon-amaila-falls-hydropower-project-pres-ali/  

Gas-to-Energy Project: Billions in annual savings for Govt, citizens – Head of State – Guyana Timeshttps://guyanatimesgy.com/gas-to-energy-project-billions-in-annual-savings-for-govt-citizens-head-of-state/  

Gas to energy project will benefit all Guyanese, says President Ali | Loop Caribbean Newshttps://caribbean.loopnews.com/content/gas-energy-project-will-benefit-all-guyanese-says-president-ali  

With every question answered, Gas-to-Energy must now move forward – President Ali | OilNOWhttps://oilnow.gy/featured/with-every-question-answered-gas-to-power-must-now-move-forward-pres-ali/  

Gas project will cut Guyana’s emissions for power generation in half | OilNOWhttps://oilnow.gy/featured/gas-project-will-cut-guyanas-emissions-for-power-generation-in-half/  

Excel Guyana enters exclusive partnership with ICO Group – Guyana Times https://guyanatimesgy.com/excel-guyana-enters-exclusive-partnership-with-ico-group/  

Exxon searching for companies to construct Guyana’s first-ever oil and gas training institute | OilNOWhttps://oilnow.gy/featured/exxon-searching-for-companies-to-construct-guyanas-first-ever-oil-and-gas-training-institute/  

US$100M to be invested in international oil and gas institute – Guyana President | OilNOW https://oilnow.gy/featured/us100m-to-be-invested-in-international-oil-and-gas-institute-guyana-president/  

Guyana’s Local Content Requirements: Bitter Pill Coated with the Sweetness of Jingoism? – Demerara Waves Online News- Guyana https://demerarawaves.com/2022/07/02/analysis-guyanas-local-content-requirements-bitter-pill-coated-with-the-sweetness-of-jingoism/  

Suriname eyes local content provisions seeks to learn from Guyana – News Room Guyana https://newsroom.gy/2022/06/30/suriname-eyes-local-content-provisions-seeks-to-learn-from-guyana/  

Gap analysis needed to assess competencies of Suriname’s oil sector – T&T local content expert | OilNOW https://oilnow.gy/featured/gap-analysis-needed-to-assess-competencies-of-surinames-oil-sector-tt-local-content-expert/  

Public accountability, transparency important to Guyana’s development path – President – Guyana Timeshttps://guyanatimesgy.com/public-accountability-transparency-important-to-guyanas-development-path-president/  

Systems overlooking public spending must be strong -President tells new PPC members – News Room Guyanahttps://newsroom.gy/2022/07/01/systems-overlooking-public-spending-must-be-strong-president-tells-new-ppc-members/  

Trinidad’s First Citizens interested in Guyana banking licence – CEO – Stabroek Newshttps://www.stabroeknews.com/2022/07/03/news/guyana/trinidads-first-citizens-interested-in-banking-licence-here-ceo/  

Tackling transnational crime requires Guyana-US collaboration – Ali | INews Guyanahttps://www.inewsguyana.com/tackling-transnational-crime-requires-guyana-us-collaboration-ali/  

U.S pushes Guyana on inclusion, transparency – Kaieteur Newshttps://www.kaieteurnewsonline.com/2022/07/02/u-s-pushes-guyana-on-inclusion-transparency/  

Saudi investment team to visit Guyana this week – News Room Guyanahttps://newsroom.gy/2022/07/03/saudi-investment-team-to-visit-guyana-this-week/  

Agri sector’s global attention warrants developing of value-added goods – Minister – Guyana Timeshttps://guyanatimesgy.com/agri-sectors-global-attention-warrants-developing-of-value-added-goods-minister/  

Energy, agriculture high on Caricom agenda in Surinamehttps://newsday.co.tt/2022/07/03/energy-agriculture-high-on-caricom-agenda-in-suriname/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=energy-agriculture-high-on-caricom-agenda-in-suriname  

T&T: CARICOM standing firm on the proper use of hydrocarbon, says Rowley | Loop Caribbean Newshttps://caribbean.loopnews.com/content/ttcaricom-standing-firm-proper-use-hydrocarbon-says-pm-rowley  

CARICOM to counter fuel, fertilizer woes through Guyana, Suriname & Trinidad – News Room Guyanahttps://newsroom.gy/2022/07/02/caricom-to-counter-fuel-fertiliser-woes-through-guyana-suriname-trinidad/  

Sir Alister McIntyre: New book hails former UWI head for a role in Caribbean trade | Business | Jamaica Gleanerhttps://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/business/20220629/new-book-hails-former-uwi-head-role-caribbean-trade  

Caribbean and US intensify cooperation – Docblot Suriname https://dodofinance.com/caribbean-and-us-intensify-cooperation-docblot-suriname/ On June 14, Vice President Harris’ Office sent a letter to CARICOM instructing them to establish three committees. CARICOM and the Dominican Republic were also asked to appoint three members to the committees. CARICOM appointed its representatives to the committees within two days. Three groups:

1) Energy Commission

2) Food Safety Authority

3) Commission for Finance. 

CARICOM has appointed the following persons as Co-Chairs: Prime Minister Keith Rowley (Trinidad & Tobago) for Energy, President Irfan Ali (Guyana) for Food Security, and Prime Minister Mia Motley (Barbados) for Finance. Each of them was assigned a replacement. The Dominican Republic has also appointed its representatives.  

Leaders of divided CARICOM meet in Suriname for annual summit | News | Jamaica Gleaner https://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/news/20220701/leaders-divided-caricom-meet-suriname-annual-summit  

Divided Caricom Meet For Annual Summit – New York Carib Newshttps://www.nycaribnews.com/articles/divided-caricom-meet-for-annual-summit/  

CARICOM needs brand-new approaches to old regional problems – St. Lucia News From The Voicehttps://thevoiceslu.com/2022/07/caricom-needs-brand-new-approaches-to-old-regional-problems/  

Caribbean Private Sector body expands presence in Guyana – News Room Guyanahttps://newsroom.gy/2022/07/02/caribbean-private-sector-body-expands-presence-in-guyana/  

GCCI joins the CARICOM Private Sector Organization (CPSO) – Georgetown Chamber of Commerce & Industryhttps://gcci.gy/gcci-joins-the-caricom-private-sector-organization-cpso/?fbclid=IwAR1L5zGi7DDZGS8ejgsRgF_2vwjEDKIMhaHl6QnWKfvOVKc_pRx6pDAcS28&fs=e&s=cl  

More Guyanese advocacy promised as G/town Chamber joins Caribbean private sector body – News Room Guyanahttps://newsroom.gy/2022/07/01/more-guyanese-advocacy-promised-as-g-town-chamber-joins-caribbean-private-sector-body/  

Suriname,T&T manufacturers associations sign cooperation agreement | Loop Caribbean Newshttps://caribbean.loopnews.com/content/surinamett-manufacturers-associations-sign-cooperation-agreement  

PSOJ to strengthen regional advocacy – Jamaica Observerhttps://www.jamaicaobserver.com/business/psoj-to-strengthen-regional-advocacy/  

Caribbean and U.S. set to cooperate on ‘zero hunger plan’ – NationNews Barbados — nationnews.comhttps://www.nationnews.com/2022/06/30/caribbean-u-s-set-cooperate-zero-hunger-plan/  

Rowley, Ali discuss food security, energy – Trinidad Guardianhttps://guardian.co.tt/news/rowley-ali-discuss-food-security-energy-6.2.1514514.dc97ad3103  

‘We are in charge’ – Santokhi says regional trade should be easier – News Room Guyanahttps://newsroom.gy/2022/07/03/we-are-in-charge-santokhi-says-regional-trade-should-be-easier/ 

 Biden releases five-year offshore leasing plan Friday – The Washington Posthttps://www.washingtonpost.com/climate-environment/2022/07/01/biden-offshore-drilling-climate/?utm_source=alert&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=wp_news_alert_revere&location=alert  

Biden administration punts on whether to open up more offshore drilling | The Hillhttps://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/3544302-biden-administration-punts-on-whether-to-open-up-more-offshore-drilling/?email=f81b8113388acc36a177ca6bf99de471e449d3f0&emaila=f7578141261519956c13dd2d8c17492b&emailb=ecc6c9893de563cf3105cbbbe5cb83df982e5add95378c291d01e16b0dd038e7&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=07.01.22%20RZ%20The%20Hill%20News%20alert%20-%20offshore%20drilling&utm_term=News%20Alerts  

End of ‘Angola model’ sees a number of Chinese in oil-rich African country plummet | South China Morning Posthttps://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/3183912/end-angola-model-sees-number-chinese-oil-rich-african-country?utm_medium=email&utm_source=cm&utm_campaign=enlz-today_international&utm_content=20220703&tpcc=enlz-today_international&UUID=f7578141261519956c13dd2d8c17492b&next_article_id=3183946&article_id_list=3183912,3183946,3183960,3183794,3183947,3183886,3183963,3183950&tc=7&CMCampaignID=782133083d1922bb5f24838e284aa7a2

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