Daily Archives: 10/17/2015

ExxonMobil ramps up preparations for possible 2018 operations

ExxonMobil ramps up preparations for possible 2018 operations

 ExxonMobi's CEO Rex Tillerson

ExxonMobil’s CEO Rex Tillerson

OCTOBER 17, 2015 | BY |  US-owned ExxonMobil is said to be examining bids from floater contractors aiming to supply the company with a floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel for the fast-track development of its deepwater Liza project off Guyana.

Industry sources said that at least five players are battling to land a contract to lease a “vessel of opportunity” to handle 60,000 barrels per day of crude or more, plus significant quantities of gas. First oil is being targeted as soon as 2018, according to a report yesterday (October 16, 2015) on   upstreamonline.com.

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GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 17 October 2015

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 17 October 2015

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Latest News Headlines – Kaieteur News – 17 October 2015

Pradoville 2 expose…Jagdeo, Fmr. Ministers purchased land at 2000% below market value

OCTOBER 17, 2015 | FILED UNDER NEWS  The Pradoville 2 lands, sold to former President Bharrat Jagdeo and several Ministers of the previous administration were undervalued by almost 2,000 per cent. They were sold at $114 per square foot. Independent appraisals have pegged the price closer to $2,250 per square feet. The State Assets Recovery Unit (SARU) has completed a report into […]

Former PM’s son to be sentenced after High Court denies legal challenge

OCTOBER 17, 2015 | FILED UNDER NEWS  – Supreme Court Judge, Justice Navindra Singh, has ruled that there is no legal barrier preventing Magistrate Annette Singh from imposing a sentence on Samuel Nikolai Hinds. Sam Hinds Jr. son of the former Prime Minister Sam Hinds, has been embroiled in a criminal proceeding before the Magistrates’ Court since March, last year. Hinds was convicted […]      Continue reading

POPULATION: Countries in the world (ranked by 2014 statistics)

Countries in the world (ranked by 2014 population)

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Capitol TV logoGUYANA – CAPITOL TV NEWS VIDEOS – 15 October 2015

  • Pradoville 2 – Charges coming?
  • Red Thread pickets on salary increases – “Straight up”
  • Progress re Venezuela – Guyana Diplomatic Relations
  • Protest- TUC Peace March re Venezuela Claims
  • Lower Gas prices
  • Not giving up – Jaden Marks re GPHC Medical care
  • Sports

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Wyndham Hotel Group expanding with new 450-room resort in Barbados

World’s largest hotel company expanding with new 450-room resort in Barbados


Photo: Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Wyndham Worldwide, Stephen Holmes, and Barbados Tourism Investment Chairman Everton Walters .

NEW JERSEY, United States, Wednesday October 14, 2015 – Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest hotel company, has announced plans for further global expansion with the development of a 450-room resort in Barbados.

Sam Lord’s Castle Barbados, A Wyndham Grand Resort will be located in the eastern parish of St. Philip on the former site of Sam Lord’s Castle – a spot renowned for pirates in the 19th century and one that carries great historical significance in the Caribbean today.  Continue reading

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