Dated: July 30th, 2020
The Stena Carron drill ship is set to spud the first well on the 3.3 million acres Kaieteur block as the operator, expands its search for hydrocarbons offshore the South American country of Guyana. The Kaieteur block is located approximately 155 miles (approximately 250 kilometers) offshore.
A block-wide application for environmental authorization to conduct oil and natural gas activities on the deepwater Kaieteur block was submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by ExxonMobil. This has since been approved, according to EPA head, Dr. Vincent Adams.
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