Guyana: October 2013, U.S. oil search ship detained by Venezuela navy

Posted on November 8, 2013 • Filed under: Guyana, Intelligence, Oil, Police/Military Activity, Venezuela reported that Guyana has said that the Venezuelan Navy entered its territorial waters and detained a US-operated ship. The Venezuelan actions in the disputed Essequibo region constituted “a serious threat to peace in the region”, Guyana said, adding that the ship belongs to Texas-based company Anadarko, which has been granted a contract to look for oil in the area, BBC reported. Venezuela, however, said the ship was operating illegally in Venezuelan waters. The vessel — the Teknik Perdana.. Read Article

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