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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
Exploration & Production

Ecopetrol’s recent discovery well-served by pipelines – exec

The recent gas-rich onshore discovery in Colombia's central department of Cundinamarca is well-served by pipelines, according to Ecopetrol’s acting vice president of exploration.

16 August 2018
Global Markets

Brazilian distributors launch joint gas tender

Gas distributors in Brazil’s northeastern regions have launched a joint tender offer to purchase gas.

16 August 2018
Global Markets

Ecuador facing gas deficit – Petroamazonas

Ecuadorian state-run Petroamazonas has warned that Ecuador is facing a gas deficit.

16 August 2018
Global Markets

Alvopetro Energy signs gas sales agreement with Bahiagás

Alvopetro Energy has announced that it signed a gas sales agreement with Brazil’s Bahiagás in May.

16 August 2018
The Altlantic LNG plant in Trinidad. Policy & Regulation

US Jones Act serves Trinidadian interests

US producers cannot meet the country’s own demand for LNG because of a First World War-era protectionist law. It is good news for nearby Trinidad and Tobago.

15 August 2018
Supply & Demand

Mexican gas imports hit 146 MMcm/d in May

Mexico imported an average of 146 MMcm/d of gas in May

14 August 2018
Work on the GasAndes Pipeline in the Argentine Andes Exploration & Production

Argentina’s first Chilean exports to give modest rewards

The generous production subsidies paid out by Buenos Aires may wipe out Argentina’s profits from its initial gas exports to Chile.

31 July 2018

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