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Argentine currency crash will slow down Vaca Muerta development

The crash in the value of the Argentine peso is likely to slow the development of the Vaca Muerta shale formation, an expert has said

17 July 2018
Production in Brazil’s pre-salt Tupi field. (Petrobras) Exploration & Production

Has Brazil missed its chance on shale?

The director general of Brazil’s hydrocarbon agency sees a double standard in the country’s approaches to its pre-salt and shale resources.

16 July 2018
Exploration & Production

Unconventionals hit one-third of Argentina’s output

Argentine shale gas production has increased by more than 60% in the past year, according to Energy Ministry data.

16 July 2018
LNG

Pemex launches tender for FSRU at Pajaritos

Mexico’s state-run Pemex has launched a tender to install a 4.5 mtpa FSRU at the port of Pajaritos on the country’s southeastern coast

13 July 2018
LNG

LNG plant planned in northwestern Mexico

Mexico Pacific plans to build an LNG plant in Mexico’s northwestern state of Sonora that would source gas from the United States

13 July 2018
A pipeline in Brazil Companies & Finance

Petrobras faces legal wrangle to clear way for TAG sale

Petrobras will push for a full Supreme Court vote on a legal decision that has frozen the company’s divestment plan, experts say.

12 July 2018
Companies & Finance

Petrobras and Total subsidiary to collaborate on renewables

Petrobras has signed a memorandum of understanding with the renewables arm of France’s Total to collaborate on projects in Brazil.

11 July 2018
Exploration & Production

Ecopetrol makes onshore discovery in Colombia’s Cundinamarca

Colombian state-run company Ecopetrol has made an onshore discovery in the central department of Cundinamarca.

11 July 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Trinidad puts demarcation zone around leaking pipeline

Trinidad and Tobago’s authorities have placed an 8 km demarcation zone around a ruptured gas pipeline in the Gulf of Paria.

10 July 2018
Mexico’s president-elect, Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Policy & Regulation

Mexico could complete contract audit by H2 2019

Mexico’s president-elect has pledged a full audit of E&P contracts that could be overseen by members of congress or energy ministry officials, according to a prominent lawyer.

10 July 2018
Global Markets

Trinidad is recovering from recession – IMF

The International Monetary Fund has said the economy of Trinidad and Tobago is slowly recovering from a lengthy recession.

9 July 2018
Exploration & Production

New Mexican government will honour past oil and gas contracts

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador will honour oil and gas contracts awarded via the country’s bid rounds in recent years provided no wrongdoing is uncovered during an audit

9 July 2018
Exploration & Production

Brazil’s pre-salt output expands but problems remain

The pre-salt sector has grown rapidly in the past two years. However, state-run Petrobras is still re-injecting huge volumes of the CO2-rich gas.

9 July 2018
Exploration & Production

Panama exploration bid round may launch by November

Panama may announce an oil and gas bid round as early as November.

6 July 2018
LNG

Pemex seeks FSRU to import LNG to southern Mexico

Pemex is looking to use an FSRU to bring LNG to the south of Mexico.

6 July 2018
Exploration & Production

Petrobras and CNPC discuss strategic partnership

Petrobras has signed a heads of agreement with CNPC to advance negotiations on a strategic partnership.

5 July 2018
Javier Iguacel (right), Argentina’s new energy minister Policy & Regulation

Argentina’s new energy minister will be hands off

Argentina’s new energy minister has reaffirmed the country’s commitment to the ‘free market’, but several structural challenges remain.

5 July 2018
Companies & Finance

Petrobras freezes asset sales after Brazilian supreme court ruling

Petrobras has suspended major asset sales nafter a Supreme Court justice ruled the country’s Congress needed to approve all privatisation.

4 July 2018
Exploration & Production

Well Services completes drilling in Iguana field

Well Services has drilled and completed three wells in Block 1(a) of the Iguana field offshore Trinidad and Tobago.

4 July 2018
President-elect Andrés Manual López Obrador in a meeting with current President Enrique Peña Nieto . Exploration & Production

Mexican oil and gas contracts safe under new president

The threat to Mexico’s private sector from President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador could be overstated, a former senior official tells Interfax Natural Gas Daily.

4 July 2018

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