LatAmOil - Latin America Oil & Gas

19 March 2021

Guyana receives payment for fifth oil cargo

18 March 2021

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.

NiQuan energy subsidiary launches GTL plant in Trinidad

18 March 2021

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.

ExxonMobil floats plan for pilot fracking project at Platero oilfield

18 March 2021

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 completes topsides lifting for Liza Unity FPSO

18 March 2021

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.

Total set to transfer stake in Orinduik to TOQAP Guyana JV

18 March 2021

Qatar Petroleum is set to become an indirect shareholder in Orinduik, a deepwater block offshore Guyana, under an agreement with France’s Total.

MSJ party’s leader criticises Port of Spain over transfer pricing for LNG

18 March 2021

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.

Pemex reports major new find offshore Tabasco State

18 March 2021

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.

Petrobras to launch upgrade project at REDUC hydrotreating unit

18 March 2021

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.

LatAmOil: Pemex’s big discovery

16 March 2021

Mexico’s national oil company (NOC) Pemex has reported the discovery of a large new field that may hold 1bn barrels of crude.

Petrobras may be heading for a clash with Bolsonaro

12 March 2021

Discontent within Petrobras' ranks may complicate Bolsonaro's effort to keep diesel prices down ahead of the next presidential election.