LatAmOil - Latin America Oil & Gas

14 May 2021

Protests roil Colombian LPG market

13 May 2021

Civil unrest in Colombia is reportedly disrupting deliveries of LPG to the domestic market.

Investors submit 10 bids for three blocks offshore Suriname

13 May 2021

Staatsolie, the national oil company (NOC) of Suriname, said last week that it had received bids for less than half of the eight offshore blocks included in its latest licensing round.

Guyana set for first licensing round in 2022

13 May 2021

Guyana’s government has indicated that it intends to move forward with its first offshore licensing round next year.

CGX says it is more optimistic about Corentyne following 3-D seismic study

13 May 2021

Canada’s CGX Energy has said it is even more optimistic about its chances of finding oil at the Corentyne block offshore Guyana following the acquisition of additional seismic data.

ExxonMobil seeks Guyanese EPA’s permission to develop Yellowtail

13 May 2021

Guyana’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reported last week that ExxonMobil had formally applied for permission to develop Yellowtail, one of 19 offshore oilfields discovered within the Stabroek block.

Keppel to build P-78 FPSO under new contract with Petrobras

13 May 2021

Petrobras has tasked Keppel Shipyard (Singapore) with building a new FPSO unit to be deployed at Búzios, an offshore oilfield in the pre-salt section of the Santos basin.

LatAmOil: API blasts AMLO for favouring Pemex

11 May 2021

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has come under fire from the API for his efforts to ensure that state-owned companies continue to dominate the domestic energy sector.

API blasts AMLO for amending oil and power laws

11 May 2021

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has come under fire from the API for his efforts to ensure that state-owned companies continue to dominate the domestic energy sector.

Suriname eager to co-operate with Guyana on oil spill responses

7 May 2021

Suriname’s Minister of Natural Resources David Abiamofo said last week that his country was eager to co-operate with neighbouring Guyana on the prevention and remediation of oil spills.

BHP achieves first oil at Ruby field

7 May 2021

Australia’s BHP has begun extracting crude oil from Ruby, a section of Block 3(a) within the Greater Angostura field offshore Trinidad and Tobago.

Saipem gears up to launch logistics base in Georgetown

7 May 2021

Saipem, the Italian oilfield services provider, is reportedly set to launch a new logistics base and offshore construction facility in Georgetown, the capital of Guyana, within the next few weeks.

Sycar wraps up permit process for LNG project in Ecuador

7 May 2021

US-based Sycar has completed the process of obtaining permits for its small-scale LNG project in Ecuador.