Exploration & Production

Gazprom seeks operator role in Bolivia

Gazprom already has minority stakes in a few Bolivian blocks, but it wants to call its own shots in the gas-rich Latin American country Gazprom already has minority stakes in a few Bolivian blocks, but it wants to call its own shots in the gas-rich Latin American country.
By Chris Noon 28 November 2017 0 28579
A Gazprom drilling rig in the Incahuasi field, Boliva. (Gazprom)

Gazprom is seeking to operate its first block in Bolivia, a spokeswoman for the company’s international business confirmed to Interfax Natural Gas Daily on Friday. 

The move would be a symbolic achievement for the Latin American country, which has long courted the Russian state giant

The company wants to operate the 7.39 million hectare Vitiacua block in the gas-rich Chaco Basin in southern Bolivia and will make an official announcement in H1 2018, the spokeswoman said at the Gas Exporting Countries Forum in Santa...