LatAmOil - Latin America Oil & Gas

5 March 2020

US government seeks to put more pressure on Venezuelan oil sector

28 February 2020

The US government is reportedly looking to tighten restrictions on trade with Venezuela even further in the hope of discouraging co-operation with PdVSA and the purchase of Venezuelan crude oil.

Oil workers’ strike in Brazil comes to an end

27 February 2020

Brazil’s coalition of oil workers unions – United Federation of Oil Workers, known by its Portuguese acronym FUP – called a halt to ongoing work stoppages on Monday, February 24.

CEO says Ecopetrol will expand drilling in 2020-2022 period

27 February 2020

Felipe Bayon, the CEO of Colombia’s national oil company (NOC) Ecopetrol, has said that his company hopes to step up its drilling activity over the next two years.

Argentina preparing to lift gas price freeze later this year

27 February 2020

Argentina’s government is looking to remove controls on natural gas and electricity prices later this year, according to Production Minister Matías Kulfas.

Pemex reports major onshore oil discovery at Kuxum

27 February 2020

Pemex, the national oil company (NOC) of Mexico, has reportedly discovered a huge new deposit of crude oil and natural gas in Veracruz State.

Shell keen to proceed with drilling work at deepwater Mexican blocks

27 February 2020

The Mexican subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell intends to move forward with its deepwater drilling campaign in the Gulf of Mexico but does not expect to bring any new fields on stream under the current presidential election.

Centrica, CELSE commission LNG import terminal in Sergipe

27 February 2020

UK-based Centrica and its local partner Centrais Elétricas de Sergipe (CELSE) have commissioned a new LNG import terminal in Sergipe, Brazil. The terminal is Brazil’s first privately owned LNG import facility.

Stabilis Energy plans small-scale LNG plant in Monterrey

27 February 2020

Houston-based Stabilis Energy has applied for a permit to build a small-scale gas liquefaction facility in the north-eastern Mexican city of Monterrey.

Mexico keeps mum on oil hedge

27 February 2020

Mexico's Finance Ministry has reiterated its determination to keep details of the annual oil hedging programme under wraps.