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Big Oil has a do-or-die decade ahead because of climate change

The 2020s are poised to be to energy firms what the 2010s were to utilities—disruptive As revolutionary slogans go, it hardly had the resonance of ¡No pasarán! But when Repsol, a Spanish oil company, said in December it would reduce the net carbon footprint of everything it produces to zero within 30 years, it marked the most powerful…
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Karin Refos Director of the healthy lifestyle resort Belasoir

Mrs. Karin Refos Director of the healthy lifestyle resort Belasoir in Suriname talking to eyesonsuriname

Mrs. Karin Refos, director of the healthy lifestyle resort Belasoir in Suriname, talking to eyesonsuriname

Suriname proud of Multiculturalism

Suriname is Proud of Multiculturalism in the Country

Only a swampy coast with a wild hinterland left Spaniards and Portuguese in South America to the Dutch. The smallest country on the continent is still clearly marked by its traces. „Surreyham“ nannte Baron Willoughby of Parham das mittlere Land der südamerikanischen Guyanas, es war für ihn der Garten Eden: „Ein wahrhaft paradiesischer Flecken, der…
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Staatsolie Maatschappij Suriname N.V: Uncovering one of South America’s largest untapped oil reserve

United States Geological Survey data shows offshore Guyana-Suriname Basin to have one of the largest untapped oil reserves in South America. As Suriname’s state oil company, Staatsolie Maatschappij Suriname N.V. is set to strike big In a world that’s craving more and more energy, oil is often described as ‘liquid gold’. But as depletion of…
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Suriname: Digital Artwork by John Holfinger

Suriname is a piece of digital artwork by John Holfinger which was uploaded on February 15th, 2015.

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Exxon, Hess and CNOOC are 2019 top explorers – Rystad Energy

Continued success offshore the South American country of Guyana is once again playing a major role in the addition of discovered volumes and value creation for US oil major ExxonMobil and its Stabroek Block co-venturers, Hess and CNOOC. “ExxonMobil can be declared explorer of the year for a second year in a row thanks to…
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ExxonMobil has opened up a new oil province in South America with untold potential

ExxonMobil has opened up a new oil province in South America with untold potential

Decades of failed attempts to find oil in the Guyana-Suriname basin saw companies bailing out and disappointment mounting, with many persons, ranging from laymen to experts, concluding that striking black gold in this frontier was unlikely and way too risky for investors. Even oil major Shell opted out of its partnership with ExxonMobil at Guyana’s…
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Kosmos on location for new drill campaign at Pontoenoe-1 in Suriname

Kosmos Energy’s Ensco DS-12 drillship is on location approximately 17 km east of the Guyana-Suriname maritime boundary in its new search for hydrocarbons at the Pontoenoe-1 prospect on Block 42 offshore Suriname. OilNOW understands the Ensco DS-12 arrived on location on August 10. The vessel will be drilling in water depths of 2,360 meters. The…
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Suriname’s paradise? Nature Resort Kabalebo

Suriname has such wonderful places and surely one of the reasons to visit it is because of it’s unspoiled nature. Eighty percent of the country is still rainforest! In less than an hour flying from the capital Paramaribo you can find Nature Resort Kabalebo. Surinam’s paradise? Find out yourself and get an impression from the…
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Gouvernementshuis Paramaribo

View of Paramaribo

Government House and Square in Paramaribo. On the left the Waterkant with the corner house on the corner of the square. The stately homes date from after 1821, when this street burned down completely due to a fire that started in a warehouse behind the corner house. On the waterfront lies the so-called government staircase,…
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