News 2016-11-15T15:05:45+00:00
2501, 2017

Minister Trotman meets new Bolivian Ambassador to Guyana

On January 18, 2017, Minister Trotman in his capacity of Acting Foreign Affairs Minister, met with new Bolivian Ambassador to Guyana, H.E. Jose Kinn Franco before the presentation of his credentials to H.E David Granger.

2212, 2016

Invitation for Expressions of Interest

  You can view the description and background for both Expressions of Interests below or access the State Forestry Exploratory Permit Application form to apply. Description and Background - Area 1 Description and Background-Area 2    

1512, 2016

Request for Expressions of Interest

The Government of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana through The Ministry of Natural Resources has received a grant from the Inter-American Development Bank toward the cost of Forest Carbon Partnership Facility Project in Guyana and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant for consulting services to undertake the Development of a Grievance and Redress Mechanism (GRM) for REDD+ Implementation and Consultation and Stakeholder Engagement on REDD+ & Readiness Activities in Guyana. Interested persons can access the guidelines attached below. guidelines-for-consultation-and-stakeholder-engagement-on-redd-and-readiness-activities-in-guyana guidelines-for-development-of-a-grievance-and-redress-mechanism-grm-for-redd

212, 2016

EITI Sensitization Seminar for Parliamentarians

On Friday December 2, 2016, Minister of Natural Resources, Honourable Raphael G.C Trotman delivered made a presentation at an EITI Sensitization Seminar for Members of Parliament. Click here to view the presentation.

710, 2016

The Government of Guyana is proactively and responsibly preparing for oil production

Dear Editor, The Ministry of Natural Resources has noted the perspectives and opinions expressed by members of the public on how the country should be preparing for the oil and gas sector. The Ministry welcomes healthy discourse and remains committed to continuing these conversations in an inclusive and consultative manner. However, we also recognize that there is need for accurate information and wish to take this opportunity to provide such and also remind the public of the progress being made by the Ministry in preparing the nation for oil production. International financial experts have assured that despite current market trends, Guyana will benefit when production commences, provided that the operations of the well perform as projected. They have also assured that no international company will sanction a project if the break-even price is higher than its forecast noting that large oil companies are especially well known for having very low [...]

2109, 2016

Oil and Gas Lecture – August 25, 2016

On August 25, 2016, the Ministry of Natural Resources hosted a Public Lecture on Oil and Gas as part of activities to celebrate Mining Week 2016. The lecture was presented by distinguished Professor Andrew Jupiter from the University of the West Indies. Click here to view his presentation. You can also view a video of the event here