Mexico’s Manzanillo LNG terminal could receive monthly LNG cargoes until 2018. (Samsung C&T) Global Markets

Mexican demand surprises US LNG industry

Mexico’s demand for US LNG has been stronger than expected. But it may be a short-lived phenomenon, conference delegates in Houston heard.

By Chris Noon 22 June 2017
Policy & Regulation

Petrobras CFO: we may catch ‘Dutch disease’

The success of Brazil's oil and gas industry may harm the country’s manufacturing sector in an economic phenomenon called ‘Dutch disease’, according to the Chief Financial Officer of state-controlled energy giant Petrobras.

23 August 2011
Exploration & Production

Large multinationals are planning to step up exploration efforts for shale gas in Colombia

On Friday, Dow Jones reported that energy services giant Schlumberger would be helping Colombia's state-owned oil company Ecopetrol drill for shale gas.

22 August 2011
Exploration & Production

Falklands exploration complicated by Brazil blockade

Exploration in waters north of the Falkland Islands has been complicated by Brazil’s decision to follow Argentina in blocking vessels from docking at its ports if they are flying the flag of the disputed territories.

22 August 2011
Exploration & Production

Bolivia reaches exploration deal with Vietnam

State-controlled oil and gas company PetroVietnam has signed an agreement with its Bolivian counterpart YPFB to co-operate over gas exploration in the South American country.

19 August 2011
Policy & Regulation

Tension increases over Peru's energy reform

Pressure is mounting on Peru’s new president, Ollanta Humala, as indigenous groups grow frustrated by delay to reform of the country’s hydrocarbon industry.

19 August 2011
LNG

Gas pipped by wind in Brazil power auctions

Brazilian state-controlled giant Petrobras and MPX Energia, an energy company controlled by Brazlian billionaire Eike Batista, both won large projects in a first round of power auctions held on Wednesday.

18 August 2011
Companies & Finance

Controversy may dog Russian trip to Peru

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will visit Peru next week to meet with President Ollanta Humala, who recently scolded his own brother for conducting talks in Moscow over gas deals without his consent.

18 August 2011
Supply & Demand

Washington homes in on Brazil’s pre-salt deposits

High-level experts and analysts have said that today’s Strategic Energy Dialogue between Brazil and the United States will reveal the increasing strategic importance of the Latin American country’s deep-water ‘pre-salt’ oil and gas deposits to Washington.

17 August 2011
Supply & Demand

Peru’s exports to Mexico under threat

Peru’s President Ollanta Humala may consider cutting gas exports to Mexico amid surging domestic industrial demand.

17 August 2011
Companies & Finance

Fixed prices may hurt Petrobras investment

An analyst has warned that Brazil’s policy of fixed prices at the pump may affect state-controlled giant Petrobras’s future oil and gas exploration investments.

16 August 2011
Policy & Regulation

Questions loom over sustainability of Argentina’s gas subsidies

The landslide victory of Argentina’s incumbent President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner in Sunday’s primary elections has dashed hope for rapid energy reform, but there is still uncertainty surrounding the long-term sustainability of energy subsidies.

16 August 2011
LNG

Duke Energy may incur fines in Brazil

United States company Duke Energy has 60 days to present the government of Sao Paulo state with a detailed plan to expand generating capacity in Brazil.

15 August 2011
Exploration & Production

Brazil’s HRT sees opportunity in Namibia

Brazilian oil and gas company HRT Participacoes em Petroleo has announced a $3.14 billion expenditure programme as it gears up to drill 65 exploration wells and develop production at 52 others by the end of 2014.

15 August 2011
Cityscape of Bogotá, Colombia. The country is on track to begin exporting LNG from late 2012. (PA) LNG

Colombia’s Jamaican deal may kick-start exploration boom

Colombia is hoping an LNG export project will stimulate the exploration & production boom needed to meet its growing gas needs.

12 August 2011
Policy & Regulation

Peru’s foreign investor fears allayed

Early signs from the Ollanta Humala administration in Peru suggest that the initial fears of foreign oil and gas investors were vastly exaggerated.

12 August 2011
Exploration & Production

Trinidad grappling with steady decline in gas reserves

Trinidad's proven gas reserves fell for a fourth straight year in 2010, slipping from 408 billion cubic metres (14.4 trillion cubic metres) to 379 bcm in 2009, according to new data released on Wednesday by Trinidad’s Ministry of Energy.

11 August 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Petrobras receives FLNG proposals

Brazilian state-controlled company Petrobras has reportedly received three design proposals for floating LNG (FLNG) terminals that could help deliver gas from the country’s deep-water ‘pre-salt’ fields to the shore.

11 August 2011
Supply & Demand

Colombia to strike supply deal with Jamaica

Colombia’s oil and gas regulator has said that Canadian-listed company Pacific Rubiales is on the verge of signing a gas supply deal with Jamaica.

10 August 2011
LNG

Latin America drives International Power’s growth

Global electricity giant International Power said that burgeoning demand in Latin America offset a drop in Europe, allowing it to report better-than-expected first-half profits.

10 August 2011
Exploration & Production

YPFB forecast strong hydrocarbon growth

Increased gas production from gas condensates in Bolivia has stimulated overall liquid hydrocarbon output in the country, according to state-owned oil and gas company Yacimientos Petroliferos Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB).

10 August 2011

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