More than one hundred (100) Guyanese businesses have signed up with ExxonMobil’s local Business Centre to access opportunities in the oil and gas industry.
ExxonMobil’s Director of Public and Government Affairs Kimberly Brasington.
In an interview today, with the Department of Public Information (DPI), Exxon’s Public and Government Director, Kimberly Brasington, said the company has compiled a database of local businesses interested in opportunities available in the oil and gas industry.
“Back in January, in the interim, before we could get this (Centre) going we launched a supplier database, registration portal and so we already have 140 Guyanese companies registered in our database,” Brasington said.
This database is currently being transferred over to the local Business Centre which was officially opened last week. The Business Centre, among other things, will provide key linkages to local businesses for joint venture opportunities in the industry.
“It’s really a robust research centre of Guyanese companies that third parties could come in to form potential (joint ventures) with,” Brasington explained.
The Business Centre is already providing information on upcoming tenders and contract bids; information critical to creating these joint venture opportunities.
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