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Exploration & Production

Latin American rig count rebounds to 2016 levels

Latin America's rig count has returned to the level it was at two years ago.

19 October 2018
Exploration & Production

Kosmos to abandon Pontoenoe well off Suriname

Kosmos Energy will plug and abandon the Pontoenoe 1 exploration well in Block 42 offshore Suriname

11 October 2018
LNG

Argentina targets exports via Caribbean FLNG

Argentina is looking to export LNG using the Caribbean FLNG vessel

8 October 2018
Companies & Finance

EC approves Qatar Petroleum’s acquisition of Exxon’s Argentine assets

The European Commission has approved Qatar Petroleum's proposed acquisition of joint control over two of ExxonMobil’s subsidiaries in Argentina.

3 October 2018
Exploration & Production

Shell sells off downstream assets in Argentina

Shell has decided to focus its Argentine business on drilling for oil and gas in the country’s huge Vaca Muerta shale play.

3 October 2018
Exploration & Production

Exxon and QP awarded exploration licence for Brazilian offshore block

ExxonMobil and Qatar Petroleum have been awarded a licence to explore the Tita block offshore Brazil.

3 October 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Bahiagas starts work on new gas pipeline in Brazil’s Northeast

Brazilian gas distributor Bahiagas has started building a 306-km gas pipeline in Brazil’s Northeast region

2 October 2018
LNG

Argentina plans to start work on first LNG plant in H2 2019

The Argentine government wants construction of the country’s first liquefaction plant to start in H2 2019.

28 September 2018
LNG

Yamal LNG ships its first cargo to Brazil’s Bahia terminal

Novatek’s Yamal LNG plant has shipped its first cargo to the Brazilian market.

24 September 2018
LNG

Shell wins contract to supply LNG to Panama power project

Shell has won a long-term contract to supply LNG to a $900 million LNG-to-power project being built by a Chinese company in Panama

21 September 2018
Exploration & Production

Latin American rig count dips slightly in August

Drilling for gas dropped by a single rig in Latin America during August, leaving 16 wells in operation.

21 September 2018
A gas pipeline in Argentina LNG

Argentina’s LNG plans require rapid pipeline build-out

Argentina has a healthy gas surplus in summer, but the country will need to build new infrastructure if it wants to export LNG.

13 September 2018
Supply & Demand

Argentina faces growing bill for gas and LNG imports

The price Argentina pays for Bolivian gas could converge with that of its LNG imports in the coming months.

10 September 2018
Argentine President Mauricio Macri Exploration & Production

Argentine austerity threatens production subsidies

Argentine President Mauricio Macri will face pressure to cut generous subsidies to the country’s gas producers, but he should stay the course.

7 September 2018
Argentinian pipeline infrastructure Policy & Regulation

Argentina’s gas exports will struggle to weather tax storm

Argentina’s emergency taxes on exports of primary products are likely to make the country’s proposed gas exports to Chile more expensive.

4 September 2018
Supply & Demand

Trinidad’s Venezuelan imports will bring modest relief

Initial volumes will be equivalent to just over 4% of Trinidad’s average daily gas production – and the LNG and petrochemicals sectors will compete for the supply.

3 September 2018
Map Ta Phut LNG terminal in Thailand Policy & Regulation

Opposition to coal offers boost for gas in Thailand

Public opposition to new coal-fired power capacity in Thailand could push the country towards a greater reliance on gas and renewables.

3 September 2018
Shell's Hibiscus platform off Trinidad Pipelines, Storage & Power

Trinidad-Venezuela deal prompts questions on price

Trinidad and Tobago finally has an agreement to import gas from Venezuela, but it is keeping the terms confidential – and with good reason.

30 August 2018
Supply & Demand

Trinidad has ‘enough’ gas – Khan

Trinidad and Tobago’s energy minister, Franklin Khan, has said his country has “just enough [gas] to keep us where we are.”

29 August 2018
Global Markets

Argentina to restart gas exports to Chile in September

Argentina will resume gas exports to neighbouring Chile in September following an 11-year hiatus

28 August 2018

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