U.S. Commercial Service and U.S. Embassy Host Oil and Gas Webinar, Promote Investment Opportunities in Guyana

Over 60 U.S. companies interested in investing in Guyana attended a webinar entitled “Oil and Gas Opportunities in Guyana,” hosted by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration and the U.S Embassy in Guyana. In her opening remarks, Ambassador Lynch highlighted that Guyana has procedures and institutions in place to assist foreign businesses establish operations. The Vice President of Guyana, Bharrat Jagdeo, delivered the keynote address, and was joined by GOINVEST CEO Dr. Peter Ramsaroop, AmCham Guyana Chairman Zulfikar Ally, Shyam Nokta of the Guyana Manufacturers and Services Association, Natasha Gaskin-Peter for the Center for Local Business Development, and Sean Hill, General Manager of Guyana Shorebase Incorporated.

The Ambassador emphasized Guyana’s immense commercial opportunities, the importance of connecting with the U.S. Commercial Service and the U.S. Embassy’s Commercial Section, and the role of Guyana’s business support organizations in facilitating foreign direct investment.