LatAmOil - Latin America Oil & Gas

16 April 2021

RdK, CORC still in talks on operating contract for Isla refinery

15 April 2021

Refineria di Korsou (RdK), the government-run operator of Curaçao’s only oil-processing plant, has continued to negotiate with a potential investor, even though the memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed between the parties has lapsed.

Petrobras shareholders approve Luna’s nomination as CEO

15 April 2021

Shareholders in Petrobras, the national oil company (NOC) of Brazil, formally approved the nomination of Joaquim Silva e Luna as the firm’s next CEO in a meeting on April 12.

Under pressure in Guyana

15 April 2021

ExxonMobil has encountered another problem with the Liza Destiny FPSO’s gas compressor system.

Pemex: Minatitlan refinery will take three months to repair

15 April 2021

Mexico’s national oil company (NOC) Pemex has said it will probably need around three months to complete repair work at the Minatitlan refinery in Veracruz State.

Trinidad and Tobago preparing for another attempt to sell Petrotrin

15 April 2021

Trinidad and Tobago’s Energy Ministry is reportedly preparing to launch another privatisation campaign for the oil refinery in Point-a-Pierre.

Activity at Vaca Muerta fields affected by labour dispute, road blockages

15 April 2021

Labour protests are hampering upstream operations at fields in Vaca Muerta, a massive shale formation in Argentina.

Lasso’s win may be good news for Ecuador’s oil sector

15 April 2021

The outcome of Ecuador’s presidential run-off election may be good news for the country’s oil sector.

Completion of unloading operation will allow PetroSucre to resume production at Corocoro

15 April 2021

PetroSucre, a joint venture formed by Italy’s Eni and Venezuela’s (NOC) PdVSA, is preparing to resume production at the Corocoro field following the completion of an unloading operation in the Gulf of Paria.

ANP gives green light to Enauta’s takeover of Atlanta oilfield

15 April 2021

Brazilian independent Enauta Participações has secured government approval for its bid to secure full control of Block BS-4, a shallow-water site in the Santos Basin that contains the Atlanta oilfield.

Argentina mulls oil price controls

15 April 2021

Argentina’s government is looking to establish long-term price controls for the domestic oil market, according to Production Minister Matias Kulfas.

Petrobras signs agreement with government on stakes in Sépia and Atapu blocks

15 April 2021

Brazil’s national oil company (NOC) Petrobras has signed an agreement with the government on the size of the stakes it will take in the Sépia and Atapu blocks in the event that federal authorities receive any bids for these two sites.

LatAmOil: Argentina mulls oil price controls

13 April 2021

Argentina’s government is looking to establish long-time price controls for the domestic oil market, according to Production Minister Matias Kulfas.

Nahle says Mexico will review permits of fuel retailers suspected of bypassing subsidies

9 April 2021

Mexican authorities will review the permits of petroleum product retailers that have not kept their pricing in line with government subsidies, according to Energy Minister Rocio Nahle.