Pioneer Sponsors

Berbice Onshore Support Services Inc. (BOSS) is a JV of Home Designs & Engineering (HDEA), a Construction & Civil Engineering Company indigenous to Berbice and Biddle Inc., a successful Oilfield Logistics and Engineering company out of Peru. BOSS emphasis is on developing people within the Berbice area with the requisite skills and knowledge to better themselves, their communities and by extension Guyana. Oil is going to be a major part of Guyana’s economy for the foreseeable future and BOSS intends to be the vehicle for Berbice area via in-house apprentice training programs.

JHI Associates, Inc. is a privately held oil and gas exploration company focused on the Canje Block offshore Guyana along with our partners ExxonMobil, Total and Guyana-based Mid-Atlantic Oil & Gas. JHI Associates, goes where the science leads us and are committed to using world class geotechnical tools to unlock the potential of one of the world’s last remaining undeveloped hydrocarbon provinces.

Tullow Oil is a leading independent oil and gas exploration and production company having interests in 80 exploration and production licenses across 15 countries. Tullow has interests in two offshore licenses in Guyana and the Group continues to mature and rank identified prospects.

The Maritime Safety Training Institute (MSTI) is an alliance between MATPAL Marine Institute (MATPAL) and TOTALTEC International Petroleum and Maritime Academy (IPMA), this alliance was formed to address the increasing need for qualified Guyanese in oil industry maritime roles.  Flexible contracting models, including scholarships and headcount transitions, allow customers to manage career development, succession planning, and variable operations demand.

Explorer Sponsors

A Strategic Resource for the Global Oil & Gas Exploration Industry

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Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas is a TSX-V and AIM listed Oil & Gas exploration and production Company with licences offshore Guyana and Namibia, both highly prospective exploration regions. Eco (Atlantic) seeks to bring value to the people of Guyana and shareholders alike. Eco (Atlantic) works alongside partners Total and Tullow Oil on the Orinduik Block offshore Guyana.

Witt O’Brien’s partners with you to identify the “ifs” and prepare for the “whens.” Our effectiveness is built on deep experience in both oil & gas and utilities. We’ve managed thousands of incidents, large and small – from Deepwater Horizon to small events on a rig or in a facility.  Witt O’Brien’s is a global leader in preparedness-related compliance, maintaining close working relations with key regulators.

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Boots & Coots, experienced leaders in addressing the most challenging source control problems, have specialists on call 24/7 and the fastest industry response, with strategically staged personnel and equipment globally.

Halliburton is one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the energy industry, assisting  its customers to maximize value throughout the lifecycle of the reservoir.  Presently Haliburton is celebrating its 100th Anniversary as a premier oil field services and products provider.

Builder Sponsors

Volga-Dnepr Group is an international corporation consisting of three cargo airlines: Volga-Dnepr Airlines, AirBridgeCargo Airlines, and Atran Airlines. Volga-Dnepr Group is a major Russian airfreight carrier, and one of the world's top 15 international airfreight companies. According to its 2018 results, Volga-Dnepr Group is among top 10 global airfreight carriers of the world based on FTK performance. The Group has been the world leader in the oversize and heavy cargo market for many years. Volga-Dnepr Group fleet consists of 18 Boeing-747F, 5 Boeing-737F, 12 An-124-100 and 5 Il-76TD-90VD.

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Bristow Group is the leading provider of industrial aviation services offering helicopter transportation, search and rescue (SAR) and aircraft support services to government and civil organizations worldwide. With headquarters in Houston, Texas, Bristow has major operations in the North Sea, Nigeria, the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, and in most of the other major offshore oil and gas producing regions of the world, including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Russia, Trinidad and Guyana. Bristow provides SAR services to the private sector worldwide, and to the public sector for all of the UK on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency.

Mid Atlantic Oil & Gas Inc. (MOGI) is a Guyana Petroleum Exploration Company which was incorporated and registered in early 2013.  On March 4, 2015, MOGI was awarded the CANJE Petroleum Prospecting License along with JHI Associates Inc., a privately held Canadian Company.  In February 2016 Exxon farmed into the CANJE PPL and was appointed Operator and in late 2018 TOTAL joined the Consortia. Our partnership is committed to an Exploration Program that is sustainable, local content oriented, with the highest levels of HSE (health, safety, environment) and adherence to the Laws, Regulations etc. governing such licenses in Guyana.

ExxonMobil is the world’s largest publicly traded international oil and gas company. ExxonMobil started oil and gas exploration in Guyana in 2008 with 3-D seismic and drilled its first exploration well in Guyana in 2015. Presently, through its affiliate Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited, ExxonMobil operates offices in Georgetown and is the major operator in the Stabroek, Canje and Kaieteur Blocks, offshore Guyana.

Gaico Construction and General Services Inc. have been in existence since 2005. Gaico Construction looks to be the Regions premier Construction, Marine, Waste Management & Oil Spill Organization by offering extraordinary Services to meet our customers needs today and in the future while building a satisfying career for our employees and at the same time earn a fair return on our investment. We continue to partner with Government and NGOs in projects that can have meaningful benefits to the youths and the less fortunate in our society.

Era is one of the largest helicopter operators in the world and the longest serving helicopter transport provider in the U.S. Ranging from offshore oil and gas transport to emergency response search and rescue and air medical operations, Era services a wide net. Era’s modern, diverse and technologically advanced fleet includes a wide array of heavy, medium, light twin and single engine helicopters.

Valaris provides drilling services across all water depths with unmatched scale, geographic presence and customer relationships. Our diverse rig fleet of ultra-deepwater drillships, versatile semisubmersibles and modern shallow-water jackups is capable of meeting a wide spectrum of customers’ well program requirements. Our rig fleet is among the most technologically advanced in the industry and our well-trained crews perform at the highest levels in the most challenging offshore environments.

PetroEd eLearning courses present complex technical processes using the latest in multimedia modeling and instructional design. This results in delivery of engaging content that resonates with the visual learning styles of today’s modern workforce. Our innovative XMp deployment interface helps us respond to changing technologies and industry demands of computer-based learning initiatives in a multi-cultural and multi-deployment setting.