Stabroek


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Stabroek

(Dutch ˈstaːbruːk)
n
(Placename) the former name (until 1812) of Georgetown
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Noun1.Stabroek - port city and the capital and largest city of Guyana; "the city was called Stabroek by the Dutch but was renamed Georgetown by the British in 1812"
British Guiana, Co-operative Republic of Guyana, Guyana - a republic in northeastern South America; formerly part of the British Empire, but it achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1966
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Release date- 29082019 - Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES) today announced that the Liza Destiny, Guyana's first oil production vessel, has arrived at the Stabroek Block.
Westmount said it continues to seek exposure to opportunities in the prolific Guyana-Suriname basin, a major emerging hydrocarbon province where, since 2015, oil & gas firm ExxonMobil Corp and its Stabroek block partners - ExxonMobil affiliate Esso Exploration & Production Guyana, Hess Guyana Exploration, and CNOOC Nexen Petroleum Guyana - have reported discovered recoverable resources in excess of 6 billion oil-equivalent barrels.
'This is not only about Stabroek [Block], it is far bigger than that It brings in a whole new set of companies, a whole new set of countries and a whole new set of operators,' he said, noting that Guyana stands to benefit when there's more competition in the sector.
Stabroek News in Barbados reported that police are on the hunt for a man who "barged into a house, choked a woman, doused her with a flammable substance and then set the house on fire".
* ExxonMobil increased its estimated gross recoverable resource for the Stabroek block in Guyana from 5.5 billion to over 6 billion oil-equivalent barrels.
According to the company, the Jethro-1 well confirms the continuance of the petroleum system onto the Orinduik Block, up dip from the prolific discoveries on the neighbouring Exxon operated Stabroek Block.
Orinduik borders the prolific Stabroek block where Exxon has found some 5.5bn barrels of oil across thirteen new discoveries.
* A significant oil discovery was made in Guyana on the 6.6-million acre Stabroek Block that is located 120 miles offshore.
In Guyana, two new discoveries, namely Tilapia and Haimara, were made in the Stabroek block, which represent the eleventh and twelfth oil discoveries achieved in the block.
Hess Corporation (HES) announced it has received regulatory approval from the government of Guyana and has made a final investment decision to proceed with the second phase of development of the Liza Field on the Stabroek Block, offshore Guyana.
Hess Corporation has received regulatory approval from the government of Guyana and has made a final investment decision to proceed with the second phase of development of the Liza Field on the Stabroek Block, offshore Guyana.