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Argentina’s President Alberto Fernandez has offered local and foreign companies an incentive to step up crude oil production and exports.
The Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) said in a report that Washington was concerned about the increasing number of obstacles facing US-based investors seeking a foothold in Mexico’s oil and gas industry.
An explosion has been reported at the recently launched gas-to-liquids (GTL) plant owned by NiQuan Energy Trinidad Ltd (NETL), a subsidiary of US-based NiQuan Energy.
National Gas Co. (NGC) of Trinidad and Tobago hopes to continue natural gas supply talks with Methanol Holdings (Trinidad) Ltd (MHTL), despite the failure of the latest round of negotiations between the parties.
Canada’s PetroTal reported last week that it had begun work on the first well in its Peruvian drilling programme for 2021.
ExxonMobil Guyana has begun testing the flash gas compressor (FGC) on the Liza Destiny FPSO vessel, which is being used to develop the Liza-1 oilfield offshore Guyana.
US-based Sempra Energy said this week that it had agreed to sell a 20% interest in its Sempra Infrastructure Partners unit to global investment firm KKR for $3.37bn in cash.
Colombia has taken another step towards the development of its unconventional hydrocarbon resources, via the government’s decision to grant provisional approval to the Platero investigative project.
Brazil’s national oil company (NOC) Petrobras has arranged to take control of six offshore blocks in the Foz do Amazonas basin from a subsidiary of BP (UK).
Colombia has taken another step down the road towards development of its unconventional hydrocarbon resources, via the government’s decision to grant provisional approval to the Platero investigative project.
Australia’s Karoon Energy said earlier this week that it was taking measures to focus on its operations in Brazil, where it is leading the development of Baúna and several other offshore oilfields
Mexico’s president has submitted a bill that would allow government agencies to suspend fuel traders’ licences in the event of “imminent danger ... for national security, energy security or the national economy.”
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on March 28 that his government was ready to supply crude oil as payment in kind for coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines.
ExxonMobil Guyana hopes to restart the flash gas compressor (FGC) on the Liza Destiny, the floating production, storage and off-loading (FPSO) vessel that is being used to develop the Liza-1 oilfield, before the end of the week.
Starr Spencer, a senior editor at S&P Global Platts, has identified low production costs as one of the key factors making Guyana an attractive investment destination for international oil companies (IOCs).
Canada’s Arrow Exploration reported earlier this week that upstream development operations had resumed at Capella, an oilfield within the Caguan-Putumayo basin in Colombia.
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reported last week that it had withdrawn a federal permit granted to Limetree Bay Ventures, the operator of the Limetree Bay refinery in the US Virgin Islands.
US-based New Fortress Energy (NFE) is slated to provide LNG to two thermal power plants in Mexico under a new supply agreement with CFEnergia SA de CV, a subsidiary of that country’s Federal Electricity Commission (CFE).
US-based Talos Energy has not been able to strike an agreement on the unitisation of Zama, an oilfield located off the coast of Tabasco State, with several nearby sites assigned to Pemex.
Colombia’s national oil company (NOC) Ecopetrol said last week that it was taking steps to determine the exact value of Interconexion Electrica SA (ISA), the country’s electricity transmission system operator (TSO).
Brazil’s national oil company (NOC) Petrobras revealed last week that it had agreed to sell the Landulpho Alves Refinery (RLAM) in Bahia State to an affiliate of Mubadala Capital (UAE/Abu Dhabi).