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Month: January 2020

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Oil Rig

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” was the name Baron Willoughby of Parham called the middle country of the South American Guyanas, for him it was the Garden of…
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Staatsolie Suriname

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.

Exxon Hess

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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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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Paramaribo Colonial Houses

Historic Inner City of Paramaribo

Paramaribo is a former Dutch colonial town from the 17th and 18th centuries planted on the northern coast of tropical South America. The original and highly characteristic street plan of the historic centre remains intact. Its buildings illustrate the gradual fusion of Dutch architectural influence with traditional local techniques and materials. Paramaribo is a former…
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Water

Water Risks to the Global Food System

Over seventy ( 70 ) % of all the water in the world is taken from rivers and groundwater is used for agriculture.   Achieving food security requires water security. But there is little visibility on the vulnerabilities of the food system amplified by water risks around the world. New tools are being developed to address this, including Aqueduct…
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Suriname Oil Find

Suriname Oil Discovery Brings Welcome Good News To Apache Corp

The last several years have been a difficult time for Apache Corporation. The company has seen its stock price plummet – like many of its peer companies – as the U.S. industry’s success in creating a new abundance of both oil and natural gas has led to chronic low commodity prices. That in turn has…
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