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Oil Exploration on the Rise in the Guyana-shield

eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, 1 Feb 2024– The global upstream industry is eyeing a rebound in high-impact oil and gas drilling in 2024, with Africa and Latin America poised to be the driving forces behind these activities. According to Rystad Energy, a total of 36 high-impact wells are identified for drilling this year, marking the highest annual…
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Suriname and Guyana add 1.000.000 barrels of oil a day

Suriname and Guyana add 1.000.000 barrels of oil a day

eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, 15 Jan. 2024–The Guyana-Suriname basin is projected to add 950,000 barrels of oil per day (b/d) to market supply, with four projects to come on stream in the period 2025-2028. One floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel will start operations each year in the period. 1.  ONE GUYANA (Yellowtail project)    – Developers: ExxonMobil,…
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Heavier Payara crude may be pricier than Liza’s due to Europe’s preference – S&P

The European market’s evolving preference for crude oil, amidst changing global dynamics, has led to distinctions in the valuation of Guyana’s crude exports, particularly between Liza, Unity Gold, and Payara crude. Felipe Perez, Head of Latin America Fuels and Refining at S&P Global, and Pat Harrington, Latin America Crude Mortgage Editor at S&P Global, shed…
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Guyana welcomes massive expansion

Guyana welcomes massive expansion

Developments Galore eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, Jan 2nd 2023– The year 2024 is expected to welcome a massive expansion of operations in Guyana’s oil and gas industry. New blocks will be awarded, oil developments will advance, and the prospect of gas development will shift into focus.  Here is a list of what to expect: Signed contracts from offshore…
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Exxon Mobil: Suriname Just Became Significant To The Future

Exxon Mobil: Suriname Just Became Significant To The Future

eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, 30 dec 2023– The Petronas discovery in Suriname has the potential to double the basin development projects available for Exxon Mobil Corporation. Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) has been developing the Guyana discoveries for some time. That is likely to continue as Guyana has some very strong allies that want Guyana just as it is now. In…
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Major wells to be targeted in Guyana, Suriname and Jamaica next year

Major wells to be targeted in Guyana, Suriname and Jamaica next year

The global landscape for high-impact wells (HIWs) in 2024 is poised for significant activity, with a predominant focus on the Caribbean, Latin America and Africa, according to a new S&P Global Commodity Insights report. This follows a successful 2023, where 32 HIWs yielded 11 discoveries, amassing an impressive 2.7 billion barrels of recoverable oil equivalent…
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Suriname awards deepwater blocks to TotalEnergies, Shell, Petronas, QatarEnergy

Suriname awards deepwater blocks to TotalEnergies, Shell, Petronas, QatarEnergy

Staatsolie, Suriname’s state oil company, announced on December 15, that it has signed three production sharing contracts (PSC) for the offshore deepwater blocks 63, 64, and 65. The blocks were part of the Demerara bid round held from November 2022 to May 2023. Staatsolie said the contracts from the bids were signed after negotiations with…
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Ranking for success and fame is best

Now the rest eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, 12 dec 2023– Since the recent oil discoveries in the Guyana-Suriname Basin and Guyana’s colossal oil boom and skyrocketing economic growth, Suriname is impatiently watching this mouthwatering opportunity that is presented to them as well. With TotalEnergies and Apache offshore oil discoveries in Block 58, Suriname became more optimistic about…
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Why Suriname may and could matter

Why Suriname may and could matter

eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, 15 nov 2023– according to the United States Geological Survey, an estimated 13.6 billion barrels of oil and 32 trillion cubic feet of natural gas could lie in the Guyana-Suriname Basin, making it the 2nd most prospective, underexplored offshore oil basins in the world.  Experts have long suspected that the basin may share a similar…
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Petronas: Suriname has a major oil discovery at the Roystonea-1 exploration well in block 52

Petronas: Suriname has a major oil discovery at the Roystonea-1 exploration well in block 52

eyesonindonesia The successful drilling, carried out in an offshore location about 185 kilometers from the coast and at a water depth of 904 meters, has revealed several oil-bearing campanian sandstone reservoir packages, the company announced on November 2.  The Roystonea-1 well reached a total depth of 5,315 meters. Petronas said that the discovery is poised…
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