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How planting trees is bringing clean water to a tropical nation

How planting trees is bringing clean water to a tropical nation

The Dominican Republic’s forests are being cut down for grazing land – and it’s also having a serious effect on the water supply. Is planting new trees a natural solution to the crisis? by Lucy Sherriff / BBC Nothing, not even a drop, came out. Even the pipes, which usually gurgled in anticipation, stayed silent.…
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The ‘dark earth’ revealing the Amazon’s secrets

The ‘dark earth’ revealing the Amazon’s secrets

Amid the discovery of a lost city in the Amazon rainforest, scientists are uncovering a different kind of relic underground – one that’s still being used today. Deep within the Amazon, Mark Robinson was up to his knees in buried treasure. Together with an international team of scientists, Robinson was on an expedition to a…
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Guyana-shield

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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Brazil is finally assuming the presidency of the G20

Brazil is finally assuming the presidency of the G20

eyesonbrasil After a long period of waiting and hoping, Brazil is finally assuming the presidency of the G20. This historic milestone reflects the country’s growing role on the global stage and the opportunity to lead crucial discussions on economics, politics, and sustainable development. Understand how Brazil is positioning itself as a global leader. At www.eyesonbrasil.com we are…
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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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Suriname activist John Goedschalk is seeking 10.000 signatures to save 560,000 hectares of Suriname’s virgin rainforest.

«I will not stop. I won’t stand by as they dismantle Suriname’s forest»

Suriname activist John Goedschalk is seeking 10.000 signatures to save 560,000 hectares of Suriname’s virgin rainforest. Surinamese activist, John Goedschalk, has become acutely aware of what is happening to the beloved forests of Suriname. This awareness has grown as an international campaign unfolds, urging Suriname’s president to halt plans for large-scale agriculture that would deforest…
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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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Suriname Prepares for South America’s Next Big Oil Boom

Suriname Prepares for South America’s Next Big Oil Boom

eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, dec 21st 2023–After grappling with a lengthy political and economic crisis the government of Suriname pinned hopes of an economic recovery on a massive offshore oil boom. French supermajor TotalEnergies and APA Corporation have made five high-quality oil discoveries since 2020 in Suriname’s offshore Block 58. The discoveries ignited dreams of a transformational oil…
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