JAMELA A. ALI
Attorney at Law
Intellectual Property Agent
Guyana Oil (Petroleum) and Gas Industry
Ms Jamela A Ali, LL.M., is a lead Lawyer with over 28 years experience in public service and private practice. scroll down for areas of practice.
Guyana is poised to enter the Oil and Gas Industy with ExxonMobil announcing that it has discovered immense quantities of oil offshore Guyana. In October 2017, the Government of Guyana entered into a Petroleum Agreement for "Production Sharing" with 3 subsidiaries of Exxon Mobil.
Guyana has taken steps to define the Oil and Gas Industry and to cater for investors. The Minister of Natural Resources, Mr. Raphael G. C. Trotman is in the process of putting new and appropriate legislation in place. He has stated,
"Having this kind of [oil and gas] wealth is going to be beyond transformative [for Guyana]. We would like to temper our expectations and excitement with common sense and […] progress sensibly with cautious optimism."
Petroleum (Exploration and Production) Act Cap. 65:04
Petroleum (Production) Act Cap. 65:05
6 September 2017 - Ms Ali participated in a Workshop on the Draft Local Content Policy on Oil with Consultant Anthony Paul from Trinidad hosted by Ministry of Natural Resources at Marriott Hotel, Guyana.
16 August 2017 - Ms Ali attended Lecture presented by Roger Hosein from University of the West Indies hosted by the Guyana Oil and Gas Association Inc. at Pegasus Hotel, Guyana.
18 November 2016 - Ms Ali attended a Seminar on Governance of the Petroleum Sector - "Preparing for First Oil" - Legal framework and Contract Negotiation - hosted by Ministry of Natural Resources Chatam House, Commonwealth Secretariat and Natural Resources Governance Institute.
Contact person: Ms Jamela A. Ali, LLB (HONS) (UWI) LEC, LLM (Legislative Drafting) (UWI)
Office Address: Lot 1 Croal Street, Stabroek, Georgetown, Guyana (br), South America
Telephone: +592 225 4712
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