Latin America & Caribbean

LNG

Panama Canal may transit five times as much LNG by 2020

The Panama Canal may carry five times as much LNG in 2020 as it did last year, an official has said.

23 April 2018
LNG

Three LNG carriers transit Panama Canal in a single day

Three LNG carriers sailed through the Panama Canal in a single day this week for the first time in the waterway’s history.

20 April 2018
Companies & Finance

Porto de Sergipe LNG-to-power project reaches financial close in Brazil

Golar Power has reached financial close on the 1.5 GW Porto de Sergipe LNG-to-power project in northeast Brazil.

20 April 2018
The Cameron lng plant in the us LNG

Mexico thinks small for initial LNG exports

Sempra's proposed LNG plant on the Baja California peninsula will be 2.5 mtpa in size and not a large-scale facility as previously thought, although it could be expanded.

19 April 2018
Exploration & Production

Colombia reports big rise in oil and gas output for March

Colombia has reported a sharp rise in its oil and gas production in March as operations have resumed in the east of the country

18 April 2018
Exploration & Production

CNOOC to invest $289 mln in deepwater exploration off Mexico

CNOOC will invest up to $289 million over 4-10 years to explore deepwater acreage offshore

18 April 2018
Exploration & Production

YPF plans production increase in Chubut

State-run YPF is seeking to restore its oil and gas production in Argentina’s southern province of Chubut to 2016 levels.

18 April 2018
The Atlantic LNG plant in Trinidad Global Markets

Trinidad’s militants are a concern for oil and gas majors

Energy giants in Trinidad have beefed up security after warnings of a local Islamic State cell. But the group’s capability is likely to be limited, experts say.

18 April 2018
LNG

Sempra subsidiary scales back plans for Baja LNG plant

Sempra Energy’s Mexican subsidiary, IEnova, is scaling back plans for a liquefaction plant at Mexico’s Energia Costa Azul LNG terminal

17 April 2018
Exploration & Production

YPF and Gazprom may join forces in Estacion Fernandez Oro field

Gazprom and Argentine state-run YPF may soon sign an agreement on the joint exploration and production of gas in the country’s Estacion Fernandez Oro field

17 April 2018
Exploration & Production

Trinidad sales agreement for Dragón gas in ‘closing stages’ – Rowley

A sales agreement for gas produced from Venezuela’s Dragón field is in its “closing stages” Trinidad and Tobago’s prime minister Keith Rowley has said

16 April 2018
Global Markets

Minimal risk of disruption from Brazilian election – Petrobras CEO

There is minimal risk for investors in Brazil’s oil and gas sector despite forthcoming elections and recent political turbulence, Petrobras Chief Executive Pedro Parente has said

16 April 2018
LNG

China has strong incentive to widen Panama Canal

China, which is now receiving one out of every four US LNG cargoes, has provided more than $150 billion in loans to Latin America since 2005.

16 April 2018
Companies & Finance

Trinidad’s National Gas Co. to resume supplies to Caribbean Nitrogen

Trinidad & Tobago’s National Gas Co. has reached an agreement to resume supplying gas to Caribbean Nitrogen.

13 April 2018
A Chinese Navy hospital ship sailing into a ship lock of the Panama Canal. (PA) LNG

Panama’s perks are for a limited time only

The Panama Canal is likely to become a bottleneck for LNG tankers in just a few years, according to a study released this week.

13 April 2018
A Petrobras rig exploring offshore Brazil Exploration & Production

Exxon returns to Brazil with $2.7 bln spending spree

The supermajor is angling for a second chance at exploration success in Brazil after a fruitless campaign in 2012.

12 April 2018
LNG

Mexican LNG imports up 42% in February

Mexico’s LNG imports increased by 42% year on year in February, according to the country’s Energy Ministry

11 April 2018
Exploration & Production

Latin American rig count increases by 5% in February

The number of rigs targeting gas in Latin America increased by one in February 2018 from a year earlier.

6 April 2018
LNG

Höegh LNG receives eighth FSRU

Höegh LNG took delivery of its eighth FSRU – the Esparanza.

5 April 2018
The Panama Canal. LNG

Wider Panama Canal a boon for Latin LNG trade

Mexico and Chile have imported around 4.2 mt of LNG via tankers that transited the Panama Canal since its expansion. Latin exporters are also reaping the rewards.

5 April 2018

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