Daily Archives: January 15, 2016

GUYANA – Latest News from various sources – January 15, 2016

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 15 January 2016  – Kaieteur News

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The Oil Pricequake: Political Turmoil in a Time of Low Energy Prices

The Oil Pricequake: Political Turmoil in a Time of Low Energy Prices

As 2015 drew to a close, many in the global energy industry were praying that the price of oil would bounce back from the abyss, restoring the petroleum-centric world of the past half-century.  All evidence, however, points to a continuing depression in oil prices in 2016 — one that may, in fact, stretch into the 2020s and beyond.  Given the centrality of oil (and oil revenues) in the global power equation, this is bound to translate into a profound shakeup in the political order, with petroleum-producing states from Saudi Arabia to Russia losing both prominence and geopolitical clout.

To put things in perspective, it was not so long ago — in June 2014, to be exact — that Brent crude, the global benchmark for oil, was selling at $115 per barrel.  Energy analysts then generally assumed that the price of oil would remain well over $100 deep into the future, and might gradually rise to even more stratospheric levels.   Continue reading

Guyana Government News Brief January 13, 2016

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief January 13, 2016

Guyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 13 January 2016

Capitol TV logoGuyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 13 January 2016

Lawmen gaining upper hand on crime

Posted: 13 Jan 2016 01:10 PM PST

Mothers hoping to find missing sons

Posted: 13 Jan 2016 01:09 PM PST

President to address Parliament tomorrow

Posted: 13 Jan 2016 01:08 PM PST

Parents of murdered British teen being counselled says Guyana’s British High Commission

Posted: 13 Jan 2016 01:07 PM PST

Social Protection Ministry increasing staff to meet challenges

Posted: 13 Jan 2016 01:06 PM PST

Local pressure group wants action on issues

Posted: 13 Jan 2016 01:05 PM PST

Sports

Posted: 13 Jan 2016 01:00 PM PST

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