Article June 18, 2020

Production and handling

Liza crude oil will be produced offshore Guyana by a joint venture operated by ExxonMobil’s affiliate Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited, holding a 45 percent interest in the block, together with Hess Guyana Exploration (30 percent) and CNOOC Petroleum Guyana Limited (25 percent). The Liza oil field, first discovered in 2015, is located offshore Guyana in the Stabroek Block approximately 190 kilometers (118 miles) northeast of Georgetown.  Production will begin in early 2020.

Load Port Data

Liza crude oil will be produced from a Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel named the Liza Destiny. The FPSO is located at the Liza field approximately 190 kilometers offshore Guyana. Crude will be offloaded directly onto tankers from the Liza Destiny FPSO. 


Light, low sulfur crude suitable as a general purpose crude oil and suitable for production of middle distillates and mogas. The atmospheric resid is suitable as feedstock for catalytic crackers.

  • Gravity 32.0
  • Sulfur 0.58%
  • Loading port Liza Destiny FPSO


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