Oil Dorado


This timely collection of essays on the past, present and future of Guyana as a major oil producer – capable of producing 750,000 barrels of oil a day – has been edited by John Mair, born in Guyana, an ex-BBC producer and director and credited with over 30 books, and Neil Fowler, a prestigious international journalist, provides an exciting and yet cautious insight into the future of the oil industry in Guyana and the country’s potential.

With a Foreword by Guyana’s Prime Minister, Moses V. Nagamootoo, and contributions from a former Minister of Natural Resources, Robert M Persaud, leading academics, distinguished journalists, oil industry consultants, lawyers and historians, this book is an authoritative guide to a country poised to become a major oil producing nation.

The Prime Minister writes in his Foreword: “As this hitherto unknown country, re-named the Co-operative Republic of Guyana from its colonial appellation British Guiana, approaches its Golden Jubilee as a Republic, its new image as the promising major oil producer is that of the fabled El Dorado – the lost city of gold.”

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Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Spain, United Kingdom, United States


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