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High hopes for Eco Atlantic in Guyana

CEO Gil Holzman is confident of a major offshore discovery in Guyana following promising exploration findings

Guyana has been transformed from a hydrocarbon backwater into one of the world's most exciting oil plays in recent years. ExxonMobil has made 13 major oil discoveries in its Stabroek block alone, totalling around 5.5bn boe, and Eco Atlantic CEO Gil Holzman is convinced he can replicate this success. Frontier exploration and production company Eco Atlantic (with a 15pc share) is preparing to launch a drilling campaign with its partners Tullow (60pc) and Total (25pc) in the Orinduik block offshore Guyana. "The Stena Forth drillship will sail westwards towards Guyana," says Holzman to Petroleum Economist as his Tullow-contracted drillship leaves West Africa on the way to the first target. "It



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