Hess-Chevron: How We Are Playing The Deal With Venezuela Laying Claim To Stabroek Block


  • The merger between Hess Corporation and Chevron Corporation is being questioned due to geopolitical risk in Guyana.
  • Venezuela is claiming that the Stabroek block in Guyana is in disputed territory, which could threaten Exxon and Chevron’s operations in the region.
  • We examine the deal spread and tell you the best way to play it.

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