LatAmOil - Latin America Oil & Gas
Guyana’s government said last week that it had received payment for its fifth cargo of crude oil from Liza-1, a field within the offshore Stabroek block.
US-based NiQuan Energy revealed last week that it had begun commercial operations at its new gas-to-liquids (GTL) plant in Trinidad and Tobago.
Colombia’s national oil and gas regulator ANH says it has received a proposal from ExxonMobil for a pilot project involving the use of hydraulic fracturing techniques at a field in the Valle Medio del Magdalena basin.
SBM Offshore (Netherlands) has wrapped up topsides lifting efforts for the Liza Unity, the floating production, storage and off-loading (FPSO) vessel that will be used to develop the Liza-2 oilfield offshore Guyana.
Qatar Petroleum is set to become an indirect shareholder in Orinduik, a deepwater block offshore Guyana, under an agreement with France’s Total.
David Abdulah, the leader of Trinidad and Tobago’s socialist Movement for Social Justice (MSJ) Party, wants the government to respond to a new report alleging that transfer pricing for LNG caused Port of Spain to incur $18bn in losses in 2010-2018.
Mexico’s national oil company (NOC) Pemex has reported the discovery of a large new field off the coast of Tabasco State in the southern Gulf.
Brazil’s national oil company (NOC) Petrobras is slated to upgrade an existing hydrotreating unit at the Duque de Caxias (REDUC) refinery in Rio de Janeiro State.
Mexico’s national oil company (NOC) Pemex has reported the discovery of a large new field that may hold 1bn barrels of crude.
Discontent within Petrobras' ranks may complicate Bolsonaro's effort to keep diesel prices down ahead of the next presidential election.