Tag Archives: oil sector

Guyana sugar workers transition into oil sector as GKB leases former Enmore Packaging Facility

Minister Mustapha says another 460 new jobs in oil sector also created for Guyanese in the community  GEORGETOWN, GUYANA — Scores of sugar workers who will be impacted by Guysons K+B Industries’ (GKB) acquisition of the Enmore Packaging Facility will be absorbed into the company as part of the transition, according to Minister of Agriculture…
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Dozens of Indigenous women in Guyana receive scholarships to be trained in oil and gas industry

Guyanese First Lady Arya Ali lauds ‘major step’ in ensuring people of Guyana are included in rapidly expanding oil, gas, maritime industries  GEORGETOWN, GUYANA — Scores of Indigenous women will have the opportunity to pursue careers in the burgeoning oil and gas sector as First Lady Arya Ali has successfully secured 100 scholarships for them…
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Guyana VP encourages contractors to seize opportunities on the horizon

Vice President Jagdeo urges contractors to also form partnerships with other sectors to find new business opportunities  GEORGETOWN, GUYANA — Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo is urging contractors to be on the lookout for expanded opportunities on the horizon as the government plans future development in all 10 regions of Guyana. He dropped the hint during…
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Guyana union voices concern of local workers being sidelined over expats for oil sector jobs

GAWU strongly supports local content legislation to secure decent jobs for Guyanese  GEORGETOWN, GUYANA — A local union is calling for “urgent attention” to what it claims are instances of foreign workers being hired over Guyanese citizens in the oil sector, asserting that locals are more than qualified to fill those roles. The Guyana Agricultural…
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