Guyana receives bids for eight oil and gas blocks, including from Exxon and Total

 (Reuters) - Guyana on Wednesday received bids for eight of 14 offshore oil and gas exploration blocks offered in its first auction, including from groups formed by Exxon Mobil (XOM.N) and TotalEnergies (TTEF.PA), according to the government and documents seen by Reuters. The South American country wants to quickly expand its energy industry and recruit a wider range... Continue Reading →

TotalEnergies to Evaluate $9 Billion Energy Project in Suriname

(Reuters) TotalEnergies will begin studies for developing a $9 billion oil and gas project at Suriname's most promising offshore area, the French energy firm said on Wednesday during a visit by its CEO to the South American country. CEO Patrick Pouyanne met with Suriname President Chan Santokhi on Wednesday to discuss the project, which could inaugurate Suriname's offshore production. TotalEnergies... Continue Reading →

TotalEnergies CEO to visit Suriname, sees sizeable deepwater development

(Reuters) - TotalEnergies' (TTEF.PA) Chief Executive Patrick Pouyanne will visit Suriname next week with the possibility of "good news" on developing oil projects in the South American country, he said on Wednesday at a conference. France's TotalEnergies (TTEF.PA) and partner U.S. APA Corp (APA.O) are expected to make a final investment decision by the end of 2024 for block 58, Suriname's... Continue Reading →

Colombian oil and gas sector braced for higher taxes

(OM) Colombia’s new President Gustavo Petro has pledged to position his country as a leader of the energy transition. According to Wood Mackenzie, his plans for fiscal reform involve higher taxes for extractive industries, and hydrocarbons provide the primary source of Colombia’s revenue. At the same time, the country has to address the long-standing challenge... Continue Reading →

Noble rig booked for drilling ops off Suriname

Offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation has won a new contract with Petronas Suriname E&P, a subsidiary of Malaysia’s energy giant Petronas, for one of the semi-submersible rigs in its fleet, which is being hired for drilling activities offshore Suriname. According to Noble, this one-well contract, which was awarded for the Noble Discoverer semi-submersible deepwater rig to drill an... Continue Reading →

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