Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and his Guyana counterpart Mohamed Irfaan Ali signed a series of cooperation agreements on mutual legal assistance in civil and criminal matters in Georgetown.
Guyana has sold a cargo of one million barrels of its newest crude to ExxonMobil for US$106 per barrel, which was the first share for the government from the newly operational Liza Unity production platform operated by Exxon, according to Tsvetana Paraskova from Oilprice.com.
Exxon Mobil is investing heavily off the coast of Guyana expecting future production of some 1,2 million barrels per day of oil and gas by 2027. According to the company the fourth oil project production off Guyana will receive an investment of US$ 10 billion.
More oil reserves discovered in Guyana, Canada's CGX Energy reported that together with parent Frontera Energy discovered an oil and gas reservoir off the coast of Guyana and anticipated drilling on a second well could begin later this year.
Brazil is betting strongly to become the main player in the development of oil and gas production in its northeast corner, where the state of Amapá shares proximity with French Guiana, Suriname, and Guyana, these two of which are set to become significant players in the hydrocarbons business.
Guyana's exports for the year 2021 of approximately 434,535 tons of rice, paddy, and its by-products meant US $ 201 million in revenues, according to Agriculture Minister Zulfikar Mustapha, after new export markets such as the British Virgin Islands (BVI) as well as Estonia and Slovenia were added to the list of buyers.
Guyana's Medical Council has warned that doctors who denigrate the COVID-19 vaccination drive are unprofessional and dangerous” in addition to being “constitutionally unethical.
Guyana has retreated from an agreement with Taiwan for the island to establish an investment office in the former British colony in South America. Beijing described Guyana's decision as a mistake that must be corrected, and it was.
The Hess Exploration company is betting strongly in the opportunities of its Guyana operations. With a 30% interest in the Stabroek Block, it has allotted more than 80% of its capital and exploratory budget of US$1.9 billion for 2021 to its offshore blocks.
The United States is doubling its support for Guyana in the territorial dispute with Venezuela, another flank in Washington's campaign to force Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro out of power.