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Guyana’s Oil & Gas Regime Post Elections: What Will the Industry Look Like?


22 April 2020
10:00 Georgetown / 09:00 Houston / 15:00 London, ZOOM

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The Online Event to Unlock Guyana's Oil & Gas Potential

Guyana is currently the most promising oil and gas country in the world. Several billions of dollars of investment will be required to unlock the incredible opportunities the country has to offer and to maximise the benefits of the energy sector for the Guyanese population and businesses.

CWC & Global Future Energy are delighted to present the online event Guyana’s Oil & Gas Regime Post Elections: What Will the Industry Look Like?, part of the new CWC Online Series.

During the current challenging times, staying informed and hearing directly from key stakeholders in the oil and gas sector is crucial for the future of your business. The interactive online event is your opportunity to understand the latest developments in Guyana’s oil and gas industry, get insights on the impact of the current elections in the future of oil and gas projects and learn to identify and mitigate legal risks to ensure your oil and gas investments in Guyana can be successful.

When: Wednesday 22 April, 10:00 Georgetown / 09:00 Houston / 15:00 London

Length: 1 Hour followed by 15 mins Live Q&A

Host: Tiago Marques, VP Production, CWC & Global Future Energy

Speaker: J. Jay Park QC, Managing Partner, Park Energy Law


Learn from Renowned Energy Law Expert: J. Jay Park


J. Jay Park QC is the Managing Partner of Petroleum Regimes Advisory and Park Energy Law. Jay has practised energy law for over thirty years, with a specific focus on creating optimum petroleum regimes for states, and advising companies and states on upstream oil and gas transactions. He has advised oil and gas producers, marketers, pipeline companies, governments, banks and multilateral agencies such as the World Bank.

His practice has included drafting petroleum legislation and regulations, oil and gas asset acquisitions and divestments, advising on production sharing agreements and concession agreements, product marketing, gas sales and purchase contracts, pipeline transportation matters, oil and gas pipeline asset dispositions, oil and gas regulatory hearings, and joint venture and participation agreements.

Jay’s work has taken him to over forty countries around the world. Jay has assisted governments and state oil companies in the design or amendment of petroleum regimes in twelve countries, whose total resources comprise 49% of world oil reserves and 33% of world gas reserves. Jay is actively involved in legal education and training. He has instructed the “International Petroleum Transactions” course at the Faculty of Law of the University of Calgary since 2007. He co-instructs five day training courses hosted by CWC School for Energy, “World Legal Systems and Contracts for Oil & Gas” and “International Petroleum Joint Ventures”. He has been recognized as a leading oil and gas lawyer by all of the rating publishers, including Who’s Who Legal.

Grasp the Key Legal Requirements to Make Your Projects Successful

Points to be discussed over the course of an hour:

  • Basis for Assessment
    • Factors affecting Investment
    • Investor’s ‘Three Pillars’
    • State’s ‘Five Standards’
    • Defining the Petroleum Regime Components
  • Guyana’s Petroleum Regime
    • Petroleum Law and Regulations
    • Production Sharing Agreement
    • Scorecard
  • What’s Next for Guyana Post Elections?
    • Filling Gaps
    • Improving Guyana’s Scorecard
    • Avoiding the ‘Resource Curse’

Key benefits of attending the live online event:

  • Understand the most recent developments in Guyana’s oil and gas industry
  • Learn how the Guyana oil and gas industry will look like post – elections
  • Assess and overcome the legal risks to invest in Guyana’s oil and gas industry
  • Identify the legal opportunities that can advance your project in Guyana
  • Get your specific questions answered by a legal industry expert through a live Q&A
  • Establish connections with other participants developing projects

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For more information and to register for the event, please contact Jason Adjalo on +44 20 7978 0000 or email Guyana@thecwcgroup.com

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