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Helicopter flying over Morales supporters outside a La Paz fuel plant

Bolivia unrest casts more doubt on Gasbol tender

The collapse of Evo Morales’ government is likely to further delay the auctioning of transport capacity on the Gasbol pipeline to Brazil.

21 November 2019 Pipelines, Storage & Power
Power generation in Panama in 2018

Panama’s LNG hub ambition faces hurdles

Panama’s LNG developers must fend off competition from domestic renewables and alternative terminals in the US to fulfil their ambition of creating Central America’s first LNG hub.

14 November 2019 Supply & Demand
LNG cargo from Sabine Pass arriving offshore Brazil

Golar steps up gas hub plans for northern Brazil

The company is betting on small-scale LNG distribution to complement the region’s gas-to-power demand.

31 October 2019 LNG
A gas-fired power barge in the Dominican Republic

New pipeline may boost LNG in Dominican Republic

The country's Eastern Gas Pipeline will allow power plants to switch from fuel oil to gas once it comes online, facilitating a sizeable boost in LNG imports.

17 October 2019 LNG
An LNG cargo arriving in Brazil

Brazil LNG demand boosts prospects of terminals

LNG’s growing market share is likely to support the development of the country’s regasification projects.

19 September 2019 LNG
The Euzebio Rocha thermoelectric power plant in Brazil

Brazil auctions offer opportunity for LNG-to-power

LNG-to-power projects have been successful in Brazil’s recent auctions, and this trend looks set to continue.

12 September 2019 LNG
Höegh Grace in Cartagena

Colombia’s second LNG terminal makes progress

A second LNG terminal in Colombia would boost security of supply, but concerns over financing remain one of several obstacles for the project.

5 September 2019 LNG
Gas pipeline construction, Stittsville

Mexico avoids pipeline legal battle

An out-of-court settlement between Mexico and private pipeline developers permits the entry into operation of the 74 MMcm/d South Texas-Tuxpan pipeline within days.

5 September 2019 Supply & Demand
A Petrobras rig at sea.

Brazil’s pre-salt supplies hit capacity constraints

Brazil is reinjecting record amounts of gas, and additional infrastructure will be required in time for an expected surge in pre-salt gas production by 2025.

22 August 2019 Pipelines, Storage & Power
Argentina's Escobar LNG terminal

Infrastructure holds back Argentine LNG potential

Argentina is set to become a seasonal LNG exporter, but there will be no quick fix to the infrastructure bottlenecks stopping it from becoming a major supplier.

1 August 2019 LNG
A tanker in Alaskan waters

Chinese agreement expiration to put Alaska LNG on ice

Alaska LNG’s developer will allow an agreement with Chinese backers to expire – a sign that the massive project has lost momentum amid the escalating US-China trade war.

26 July 2019 LNG
The Freeport LNG plant

More US LNG projects hit commissioning stage

Three trains at three US LNG export projects have been commissioned in recent months, continuing the rise in the country's liquefaction capacity.

25 July 2019 LNG
Brazilian gas pipeline infrastructure

Petrobras to sell stake in Bolivia-Brazil pipeline

The Brazilian company is divesting its stake in the Gasbol pipeline, with Bolivia's YPFB reported to be interested in buying it.

18 July 2019 Pipelines, Storage & Power
Shale gas production in Pennsylvania

Pipeline extensions boost gas-to-power demand in northeastern US

Pipeline projects in the northeastern US have increased the availability of gas in the region, lowering prices and seeing the fuel take market share from heating oil.

4 July 2019 Pipelines, Storage & Power
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

Blackouts set to continue on Yucatan peninsula

Gas shortages are causing blackouts in the Yucatan, and delays to pipeline projects mean the issues are likely to persist.

27 June 2019 Pipelines, Storage & Power
Mexican Energy Minister Rocio Nahle

Mexico’s new power plan to burden CFE with debt

The government’s proposed system for financing the expansion of generation infrastructure will not guarantee the most cost-efficient outcome.

20 June 2019 Policy & Regulation
President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

State meddling threatens competition in Mexico

The head of Mexican regulator the CRE resigned earlier this month, increasing concern within the industry about regulatory insecurity.

13 June 2019 Policy & Regulation
Drilling in the Vaca Muerta

Chilean market may not satisfy Argentina for long

Argentina’s government is approving more gas exports to Chile, but volumes are relatively small and Chilean gas demand may not grow fast enough.

6 June 2019 Exploration & Production
A Colombian Ecopetrol facility

Colombia steps up shale gas preparations

The country’s shale plans are picking up steam but are unlikely to prevent a mid-term rise in LNG imports.

30 May 2019 Exploration & Production
Drilling in the Vaca Muerta shale play.

Argentina struggling with Vaca Muerta pipeline

Government money for the $1.5 billion connection will be fundamental if the much-needed project is to go forward.

16 May 2019 Exploration & Production

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