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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
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Trinidad-Venezuela gas deal a ‘win-win’ – Khan

Trinidad and Tobago’s energy minister, Franklin Khan, has hailed the country’s recently struck deal to import Venezuelan gas as a “win-win” situation.

28 August 2018
LNG

Contract expires for Höegh’s Chilean FSRU

Höegh LNG has allowed a contract to provide an FSRU for the Penco-Lirquén terminal in Chile to expire because approvals for the projects were likely to be delayed again

24 August 2018
Exploration & Production

Latin America’s total gas rig count holds steady in July

Gas-focused drilling in Latin America was flat in July compared with June

24 August 2018
Companies & Finance

Conoco claims settlement with PDVSA for recovery of $2 bln

ConocoPhillips has said it has entered into a settlement with PDVSA to recover around $2 billion

23 August 2018
An Ecuadorian oil production facility Exploration & Production

Ecuador looks to Peru for gas imports

Ecuador plans to import gas from neighbouring Peru to bail itself out of a deficit. But Quito’s scheme is too little, too late.

23 August 2018
Supply & Demand

Trinidad to sign Venezuela gas import agreement

Trinidad and Tobago will sign an agreement with Venezuela on Wednesday to import gas from the South American country.

22 August 2018
Exploration & Production

GeoPark makes discovery in Chile’s Fell block

GeoPark has made a gas discovery in the Fell block in Magallanes, a region in the far south of Chile.

22 August 2018
An Ecopetrol sign in Colombia. Exploration & Production

Colombia switches attention to onshore gas potential

A recent gas discovery in the Andes mountains appears to be Colombia’s most realistic hope of staving off a looming gas deficit.

22 August 2018
LNG

AES inaugurates LNG terminal and power plant in Panama

AES has inaugurated its new LNG terminal and 381 MW gas-fired power plant in Colon in Panama.

21 August 2018
LNG

New Fortress wins contract to develop Mexican LNG terminal

New Fortress Energy has secured a contract for the development, construction and operation of an LNG terminal in the Mexican port of Pichilingue.

20 August 2018
LNG

Mexico settles into 20% share of US LNG exports

US LNG makes up just under 10% of Mexico’s gas imports, with US pipeline gas accounting for nearly all of the rest.

20 August 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Bolivia and Paraguay discuss gas pipe connection

Bolivia and Paraguay discussed a potential gas pipeline between the two countries during Bolivian President Evo Morales’s visit to Paraguay this week

17 August 2018
Policy & Regulation

Obrador will make ‘modest changes’ to Mexican energy sector – Stratfor

Mexico’s president-elect, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, is likely to make “modest changes” to the country’s energy sector, according to international affairs advisers Stratfor.

17 August 2018

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