Guyana Foreign Minister issues call for support to small states affected by…

first_img You may be interested in… She urged the Region’s governments to assist either through funding or by providing the necessary human resource to aid the affected states. Meantime, here in Guyana, the Foreign Affairs Minister stated that deliberate efforts are being made to move towards renewable energy. “We have been putting things in place to deal with that, to mitigate climate change,” she assured. To date, the Government of Guyana has been aggressively pursuing its Green State Development Strategy (GSDS). This is aimed at building greater economic resilience by diversifying production and reducing dependency on fossil fuels, while actively trying to generate sources of renewable energy from sources such as hydro, solar, wind and biomass. Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… Sep 10, 2020 Find Way for Private Sector to Assume Role as Jobs Generator… Greater Focus on Regional Agriculture Guyana’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Karen Cummings, has issued a call for support to smaller states which have been affected by natural disasters and are finding difficulty in dealing with climate change related matters. Minister Cummings spoke with the Department of Public Information (DPI) following (the) Sixth Meeting of CARICOM and Cuban Foreign Ministers, hosted by the Guyana Government in Georgetown. “There are certain islands like Dominica for example, where matters (climate) are affecting them, and these are not man made really, so we need to support them,” Minister Cummings stated. Oct 7, 2020center_img Sep 29, 2020 ‘Step In our Shoes’ – Dr. Carla Barnett Oct 2, 2020 CARICOM Energy Ministers Meet Share this on WhatsApplast_img read more

RH Petrogas: Drilling Starts Offshore West Papua

first_imgSingapore’s RH Petrogas Limited, engaged mainly in the business of exploration, development and production of oil and gas resources, has commenced the drilling of the Koi-2 appraisal well on 29 November 2013 in the offshore area of the SalawatiKepala Burung PSC using the Bohai-8 jack-up rig.The Basin PSC is located in West Papua and covers an area of 1,097 km2. Koi-2 is drilled to appraise the Koi-1 discovery, drilled in the year 2000, which flowed 980 BOPD (barrels of oil per day) and 2.7 MMSCFD (million standard cubic feet per day) of gas through a drill stem test from the Miocene Kais limestone.Located in shallow water depth of 32 meters, Koi-2 is planned to reach a total vertical measured depth of 1,402 meters and the drilling is anticipated to take approximately 21 days.Francis Chang, Vice President of Exploration and Production of RH Petrogas said, “Koi-2 has a very good chance of finding oil which can lead to commercial production.”The Group has an aggregate 33.21% working interest in the Island PSC through its wholly owned subsidiaries Petrogas (Island) Ltd. and RHP Salawati Basin B.V. Its partners, PT Pertamina Hulu Energi Salawati (―Pertamina‖), holds 50% participating interest in the Island PSC and PetroChina International Kepala Burung Ltd. (―PetroChina‖) holds the balance 16.79%.The Island PSC is operated by JOB Pertamina-PetroChina Salawati, which is a joint operating body formed between Pertamina and PetroChina. The consortium, as contractor of Indonesian government operating under the supervision of SKK Migas (Satuan Kerja Khusus Minyak dan Gas), has actively explored and produced oil and gas in the working area.[mappress]Press Release, December 02, 2013last_img read more

Melindo vs Yaegashi in 2017 IBF bout

first_imgALA Promotions President Michael Aldeguer said the Melindo-Yaegashi clash is close to reality following the Filipino boxer’s unanimous decision win over Thai Fahlan Sakkreerin Jr. on Saturday.“There are no more tune-up fights for Milan. He will fight Yaegashi next,” Aldeguer told Panay News. “ALA Promotions will negotiate with the Japanese’s camp for a chance to have the fight staged in Cebu.”Aldeguer also revealed he had negotiations with Japanese promoter Joe Koisumi, who wants the Melindo-Yaegashi bout on New Year’s Eve in Tokyo.“They want the fight to happen before the year ends, but I told them that would be impractical since Melindo just came from a fight on Saturday and he will not have enough time to prepare for a world-title bout,” he said.The Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental native defeated Sakkeerin at the Cebu City Coliseum.It will be the 28-year-old Melindo’s third shot at a world championship after failing in his first two attempts against the Mexicans Juan Francisco Estrada and Javier Mendoza./PN[/av_textblock][/av_one_full] [av_one_full first min_height=” vertical_alignment=” space=” custom_margin=” margin=’0px’ padding=’0px’ border=” border_color=” radius=’0px’ background_color=” src=” background_position=’top left’ background_repeat=’no-repeat’ animation=”][av_heading heading=’Melindo vs Yaegashi in 2017 IBF bout ‘ tag=’h3′ style=’blockquote modern-quote’ size=” subheading_active=’subheading_below’ subheading_size=’15’ padding=’10’ color=” custom_font=”]BY ADRIAN STEWART CO[/av_heading][av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”]MANILA – Milan Melindo will have another shot at a world title as he faces International Boxing Federation light flyweight champion Akira Yaegashi of Japan next year.last_img read more