LatAmOil - Latin America Oil & Gas

23 January 2020

Global Infrastructure Partners eyes joint bid in Brazilian refinery sale

22 January 2020

US-based Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) is reportedly planning to team up with Brazil’s Raízen to participate in a privatisation sale covering four large refineries owned by the national oil company (NOC), Petrobras.

Argentina hopes new regulations will attract oil, gas investment

21 January 2020

Argentina’s President Alberto Fernandez is reportedly gearing up to send legislation to Congress outlining plans for the establishment of a new regulatory framework for oil and gas investment.

GeoPark boosts Colombia assets through Amerisur acquisition

21 January 2020

GeoPark, a New York-listed company focused on Latin American upstream projects, has wrapped up its previously announced acquisition of Amerisur Resources. The deal adds significant new assets in Colombia to the US firm’s portfolio.

Japan’s MODEC seeks to grow offshore Brazil

21 January 2020

Japan’s MODEC, a manufacturer of floating oil and gas equipment, has said it plans to grow its business in Brazil, the largest oil producer in South America, by winning one or two major platform contracts each year.

Tullow Oil prepares for a write-down

16 January 2020

Setbacks in South America and Africa will continue to pose problems for Tullow Oil in 2020, but the company is trying to regroup.

Mexico has reportedly made information on annual oil hedge a state secret

16 January 2020

Mexico’s government has reportedly designated certain information about its annual crude oil hedging programme as a state secret.

Chilean authorities charge ENAP with violating fracking protocols

16 January 2020

ENAP, the national oil company (NOC) of Chile, has been accused of failing to comply with the protocols governing a hydraulic fracturing (fracking) programme at the Arenal field.

Petrobras unloads its last Nigerian assets

16 January 2020

Petrobras, the state-owned oil company of Brazil, has wrapped up its operations in Africa by finalising the sale of its remaining Nigerian assets.