Entries for 14 September 2020

GUYANA OIL: ExxonMobil says it put Payara FPSO on hold

 Sep 14, 2020  Kaieteur News

The Prosperity FPSO hull. [Photo from SWS]

ExxonMobil now claims that it has put on hold, the Payara project Floating Production, Storage, and Offloading (FPSO) vessel, called Prosperity. Work had recently started on the construction of the vessel, despite the fact that the Guyana government has not greenlit the project.

In its recent press statement announcing the Redtail-1 discovery, Exxon noted, of two vessels in Singapore, that the Liza Unity FPSO, meant for the Liza Phase Two project, is under construction, but that work on the third vessel has been stalled.      Continue reading →


Opinion: End the Nobel Peace Prize – Graeme Wood | The Atlantic

The Trump nomination shows that peace had its chance, and blew it.

Graeme Wood | The Atlantic

Trolls are a Scandinavian invention, straight from the frigid sagas of Norse mythology, but Christian Tybring-Gjedde, a Norwegian parliamentarian, swears that he is not one.

Observers of his antics this week could be forgiven for thinking otherwise. On Wednesday, he announced that he had nominated Donald J. Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize. “Can you name a person who has done more for peace than President Trump?” Tybring-Gjedde asked me, insisting that the question was a serious one.        

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By: Barbados’ Ambassador to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), David Comissiong, 

David Comissiong

Christopher Columbus stumbled into the Caribbean in 1492 and set in train processes that have led inexorably to the 20th and 21st Century mindset that says “profit and consumption by any means necessary – and more and more for me, in fact, the more the better – and to hell with “lesser breeds” who may be exploited or harmed in the process – just as long as I am doing alright or I think that I am doing alright!”

You see, it was the Spanish Conquistadors of the 16th Century who started the New World process of experimentation with mechanisms to perfect the exploitation of both Man and Nature in pursuit of profit – super abundant profit.



‘Britain’s Got Talent’: 10-Year-Old Singer Charms Judges With Zendaya Cover

10-Year-Old Singer Charms ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ Judges With Zendaya Cover.While “America’s Got Talent” heads toward its grand finale, on the other side of the Atlantic “Britain’s Got Talent” is in the midst of its own semifinals.This week brought a stirring performance from 10-year-old singer Souparnika Nair, who took to the “BGT” stage to perform a cover of Zendaya’s “Neverland”….READ MORE….LINK BELOW.

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