Exploration & Production

Bolivian protesters prepare to stop Huacareta Block drilling

Protesters in Bolivia’s O’Connor province are prepared to halt drilling work in the Huacareta Block unless a royalties bill is approved.
By Staff reporter 14 February 2018 0 29589

Protesters in Bolivia’s O’Connor province are prepared to halt drilling work in the Huacareta Block unless a bill awarding the district 45% of oil and gas royalties is approved, Esmerk has reported.

Shell and Petrobras have planned to invest over $2 billion in the block.