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Guyana upstream summary


Guyana upstream summary

Report summary

Guyana is a former British colony located on the northeast coast of South America. It borders Venezuela, Brazil, and Suriname. Exploration drilling began in 1916, the country was under-explored and no significant oil discoveries were made until 2015. The country's hydrocarbon potential primarily lies offshore in the Guyana basin, one of the most prospective basins in the world. This has attracted a number of companies to the country, from majors to juniors. The Guyana basin is ...

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Description

Volatility in oil markets has led players in the upstream oil and gas industry to focus on reducing capital spend and operating costs. At the same time, governments need to review fiscal terms to maintain attractiveness and investment.

This country report gives an overview of the key upstream issues for this country. If you’re interested in identifying and assessing upstream investment and expansion opportunities, this upstream summary is your definitive commercial guide.

Potential investors, governments and companies in the oil and gas sector can use it to gain a better understanding of the critical issues for development opportunities in this country.

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  • Executive summary
  • Key facts
  • Location maps
  • Key companies
  • Geology
    • Introduction
    • Guyana basin
      • Tectonic evolution
      • Stratigraphy
      • Petroleum system
      • Stratigraphic column
    • Takutu graben basin
      • Tectonic evolution
      • Stratigraphy
      • Petroleum system
      • Stratigraphic column
  • Exploration
    • Licensing
      • Guyana Basin
      • Takutu Graben Basin
    • Drilling
      • Drilling activity
      • Guyana basin
      • Takutu Graben basin
  • Reserves and resources
  • Production
    • Gas
  • Infrastructure
    • Introduction
  • Policy and regulation
    • Key legislation
    • Regulatory body
    • State oil company
    • International boundaries
      • Resolution of maritime border dispute with Suriname
      • Border dispute with Venezuela
    • Licensing
      • Licence types
  • Fiscal terms
    • Overview
    • Current fiscal terms
      • Production sharing contracts (PSCs)
      • Methodology
      • Marginal Government Take Calculation

In this report there are 12 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
  • Key facts
    • Key facts: Table 1
  • Location maps
    • Country Map
  • Key companies
    • Net Acreage 2016
  • Geology
    • The Guyana & Takutu basins
    • Geology: Image 2
    • Geology: Image 3
  • Exploration
    • Licence Map
  • Reserves and resources
    • Reserves and resources: Table 1
  • Production
    • Oil/liquids
  • Infrastructure
  • Policy and regulation
  • Fiscal terms
    • Fiscal terms: Table 1
    • Fiscal terms: Table 2
    • GEM models
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