Tag: Local Content

Local Content Legislation paved way for US$40M business venture – Minister Indar

Local Content Legislation paved way for US$40M business venture – Minister Indar

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- May 12, 2022

-450 jobs to be created A US$40 million company, Pipe Coating Guyana (PCG) Inc., was launched on Wednesday evening at ... Read More

Region Five residents urged to tap into opportunities to raise living standards

Region Five residents urged to tap into opportunities to raise living standards

Shaquille Bourne Shaquille Bourne- February 22, 2022

With Guyana’s economy projected to grow by some 49.7 per cent due to rapid development in the oil and gas ... Read More

Guyana ranked 10th most competitive oil & gas jurisdiction in the world

Guyana ranked 10th most competitive oil & gas jurisdiction in the world

Kemol King Kemol King- February 21, 2022

Among the oil and gas jurisdictions in the world, Guyana has done so well in its management of the industry ... Read More

Guyana, Suriname to establish local content platform to create opportunities – Minister Bharrat

Guyana, Suriname to establish local content platform to create opportunities – Minister Bharrat

Mikaila Prince Mikaila Prince- February 20, 2022

In his presentation to the International Energy Conference and Expo last Wednesday, Minister of Natural Resources, Vickram Bharrat announced that ... Read More

Gov’t will minimise tax disparities between locals and foreigners in oil and gas sector

Gov’t will minimise tax disparities between locals and foreigners in oil and gas sector

Kemol King Kemol King- January 26, 2022

Senior Minister in the Office of the President with responsibility for finance, Dr. Ashni Singh said government intends to address ... Read More

Oil and gas sector key to Guyana’s transformation – President Ali

Oil and gas sector key to Guyana’s transformation – President Ali

Kemol King Kemol King- January 25, 2022

His Excellency, Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali said the oil and gas sector remains the key to Guyana’s transformation.  He made ... Read More

FITUG joins mounting defence of Guyana’s local content legislation

FITUG joins mounting defence of Guyana’s local content legislation

Kemol King Kemol King- January 18, 2022

The Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Guyana (FITUG) has added its voice to the growing criticisms against efforts to ... Read More

Local Content Bill is a living document – Natural Resources Minister tells National Assembly

Local Content Bill is a living document – Natural Resources Minister tells National Assembly

Mikaila Prince Mikaila Prince- December 29, 2021

As the debate kicked-off in the National Assembly on the Local Content Bill, Minister of Natural Resources, Vickram Bharrat, M.P., ... Read More

CARICOM Treaty will not hinder promotion of Guyanese interests in oil sector – Attorney General

CARICOM Treaty will not hinder promotion of Guyanese interests in oil sector – Attorney General

Kemol King Kemol King- December 29, 2021

Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Mohabir Anil Nandlall, S.C., M.P., explained that the government will continue to promote ... Read More

Gov’t agrees to 10 of 14 Opposition amendments in Local Content Bill

Gov’t agrees to 10 of 14 Opposition amendments in Local Content Bill

Mikaila Prince Mikaila Prince- December 29, 2021

Minister of Natural Resources, Vickram Bharrat, M.P., announced this morning that the government has agreed to 10 out of the ... Read More

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