LatAmOil - Latin America Oil & Gas
Mexico’s national oil company Pemex has reported that oil exports to North America increased substantially in May of this year, both in comparison to the previous month and in comparison to May 2021.
Peru LNG, the operator of a natural gas liquefaction plant and export terminal in Pampa Melchorita, saw export volumes decline month on month in June.
Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, the late secretary-general of OPEC, said hours before his death that constraints in the downstream sector were making a bigger contribution to the volatility of oil prices than most observers realise.
Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, the secretary-general of OPEC, died unexpectedly in Abuja late on July 5.
Mexico’s national oil company Pemex held a ceremony marking the official opening of the Olmeca refinery on July 1.
Venezuela’s national oil company PdVSA has halted gasoline production at its second-largest refinery because of unexpected maintenance problems.
Pemex is set to resume work on the Lakach natural gas field after a hiatus of more than six years under a letter of intent (LoI) signed with its US-based partner New Fortress Energy (NFE).
Brazil’s national oil company Petrobras is due to take delivery of its first cargo of Guyanese light sweet crude for domestic refining before the end of this week.
Uruguay’s national oil company ANCAP said last week that Shell (UK) and APA (US) had won licences for three of the six blocks included in its most recent bidding round.
Guyana’s government has indicated that it is ready to proceed with a gas-to-power (GTP) project that will provide the country with a new source of energy.
Ecuador's government has struck a deal with CONAIE, one of the leading organisations representing the country’s indigenous communities, on bringing an end to nationwide protests over fuel prices and other issues.
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has conceded that the final bill for the construction of the Olmeca refinery is likely to be considerably higher than the most recent government estimates.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on June 27 that his government might be willing to buy diesel from Russia, as that country was willing to supply the fuel at an attractive price.
Mexico’s state oil and gas regulator CNH is investigating reports that the national oil company Pemex engaged in excessive associated gas flaring at the Quesqui oilfield in Tabasco state in 2019.
As the Limetree Bay Refinery in St. Croix tries to sort out disputes over ownership amidst accusations of impropriety, RdK says CPR has a green light to discuss a final agreement for the Isla plant.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has responded positively to French government officials’ call for allowing his country, along with Iran, to resume crude oil exports to the world market.