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Oil exploration activities in Guyana waters intensify

Oil exploration activities in Guyana waters intensify

CARIBBEAN360  – FEBRUARY 25, 2016

The Deep Water Champion Oil Exploration Rig

The Deep Water Champion Oil Exploration Rig

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Thursday February 25, 2016 – Oil exploration efforts have intensified following the discovery of commercial quantities of oil in Guyana’s Maritime Zone.

Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Ltd. (EEPGL) has commenced a meteorological and oceanographic survey in the Stabroek Block, scheduled to be completed during May 2018.

And March 9 will see the commencement of seismic surveys within the Canje block for a period of six months.    Continue reading

Oil: High-resolution seismic surveys offshore Guyana to begin

High-resolution seismic surveys offshore Guyana set to begin
 September 9, 2013 – Caribbean News Now  
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The Polarcus Asima engaged by Repsol to undertake 2D and 3D surveys in the Kunuku Block offshore Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (GINA) — A high-level delegation on Saturday toured a state-of-the-art vessel, the Polarcus Asima, which has been engaged by Spanish multinational oil and gas company Repsol to undertake seismic two dimensional (2D) and three dimensional (3D) surveys in the eastern Guyana Offshore – Kanuku Block.

In May of this year, the Guyana government and Repsol signed the agreement for petroleum exploration in the Kanuku Block off the Berbice River by 2016.   Continue reading

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