Community and social responsibility in Guyana

At ExxonMobil we seek to contribute to the social and economic progress of the country and local communities where we operate. We believe that maintaining a fundamental respect for human rights, responsibly managing our impacts on communities and making valued social investments are integral to the success and sustainability of our business.

Article May 29, 2019

Community and social responsibility in Guyana

We strive to establish meaningful relationships that benefit communities and the company for the long-term. Our focus areas include STEM Education; Youth, Women and Community Empowerment; and Environmental Sustainability.

Over GYD$550 Million in grants were given in 2018-2019.

Contributions included:

  • GYD$400 Million given to Conservation International Guyana for a program to advance Guyana’s sustainable economy through education, research, sustainable management and conservation
  • GYD$120 Million given to Iwokrama for the Centre’s Science Programme
  • GYD$31 Million given to Volunteer Youth Corps for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programs; including robotics

Other activities include:

  • Over GYD$6 Million given to the Civil Defence Commission’s Voluntary Emergency Response Team (VERT) training, supporting volunteers from Regions 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 and, 10
  • GYD$5 Million given to Youth Challenge Guyana (YCG) supporting a programme to enhance the agricultural food production skills of at least 200 Guyanese in Region 4
  • GYD$4 Million given to STEM Guyana to support  the implementation of a “Reading & Robotics” Program in libraries in Regions 3, 4, 5, 6 and 9

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ExxonMobil initiated oil and gas exploration activities in Guyana in 2008, collecting and evaluating substantial 3-D seismic data that led to the company safely drilling its first exploration well in 2015, Liza-1.

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Using a multi-tiered approach, we focus on building workforce and supplier capabilities in conjunction with strategic investments in the local community. At ExxonMobil Guyana, this approach is called Local Content.

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ExxonMobil’s commitment to operating in an environmentally responsible manner is highlighted through its Corporate Environment Policy; Protect Tomorrow. Today. 

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Centre for local business development in Georgetown

Georgetown, Guyana – Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Ltd, an affiliate of Exxon Mobil Corporation, announced today the establishment of the Centre for Local Business Development in Georgetown in collaboration with DAI Global, LLC.

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ExxonMobil announces new oil discovery offshore Guyana

IRVING, Texas — Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) announced today positive results on the Snoek well offshore Guyana, confirming a new discovery on the Stabroek Block. Drilling targeted similar aged reservoirs as encountered in previous discoveries at Liza and Payara.

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