CNOOC Petroleum Guyana donates school supplies to St. Cuthbert’s Mission
CNOOC PETROLEUM GUYANA LIMITED, (CPGL), a 25 percent working interest partner in Guyana’s Stabroek Block with ExxonMobil and Hess presented donations comprising of school supplies and CNOOC branded items to students and teachers from schools at St Cuthbert’s Mission on the Mahaica River.
Presentations were made to the St. Cuthbert’s Mission Secondary, Primary and Nursery Schools. The presentations result from a visit to the area by CPGL’s representatives on October 29 when a needs assessment was conducted. Supplies for the schools and the students were provided according to requests submitted by school administrators. These items included stationery, books, teaching aids and sanitation materials.
The visiting team from CPGL, also presented Toshao (Village Chief), Mr. Timothy Andrews and his staff, along with the teachers from the schools at St. Cuthbert’s, with Chinese cultural articles and CNOOC branded items.
“The donations are in alignment with CPGL’s Corporate Social Responsibility framework which focuses on enhancing education and supporting Amerindian communities,” said Liu Xiaoxiang, President of CPGL, “CPGL has established a long term presence in Guyana. We have a genuine interest in developing the country’s capacity and in contributing to its social and economic development.”
CPGL has recently donated 18 scholarships in oil and gas studies to the University of Guyana and has given support to the Joshua House Orphanage and the Turkeyen Community Youth Group. CPGL plans on continuing to support Guyanese on educational, capacity building and safe community initiatives. (Press release)