LatAmOil - Latin America Oil & Gas

11 August 2022

Panama Canal Authority reports LNG tanker transits down 30% in last nine months

10 August 2022

The deputy administrator of the Panama Canal Authority (PCA) has said that the number of LNG tankers passing through the Panama Canal had dropped by nearly a third over the last nine months.

Acorn International confirms contract award for EIA of Uaru project

9 August 2022

Acorn International, a Houston-based risk management consultancy, has been contracted to carry out an environmental impact assessment (EIA) for Uaru, the fifth development project at the Stabroek block offshore Guyana.

IADB report: Guyana’s oil export revenues set to rise in 2022 and beyond

9 August 2022

The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) said in a new report that it expects Guyana’s oil export revenues to continue rising in 2022 and beyond.

Appointment of new energy minister may signal that Argentina is preparing to cut gas, power subsidies

9 August 2022

Argentina’s government appears to be moving closer to making a decision on scaling back domestic subsidies for natural gas and electricity following a reshuffle at the Energy Secretariat.

Colombian utility says PdVSA has proposed gas deliveries via closed cross-border pipeline

9 August 2022

Grupo Energia Bogota (GEB), one of Colombia’s largest electricity providers, has received a proposal from Venezuela for the resumption of gas deliveries via a cross-border pipeline after a hiatus of seven years.

PdVSA reportedly diverts Iranian crude to another refinery because of quality issues

8 August 2022

Venezuela’s national oil company (NOC) PdVSA has reportedly not been able to process crude received from Iran at its 140,000 barrel per day (bpd) El Palito refinery as planned because of quality issues.

Tullow reports disappointing results from Beebei-Potaro-1 well at Kanuku block

8 August 2022

Tullow Oil (UK/Ireland) said on August 5 that drilling operations had been completed at Beebei-Potaro-1, an exploration well at the Kanuku block offshore Guyana, without the discovery of any hydrocarbons.

LatAmOil: Perenco steps up efforts to collect settlement from Ecuador

8 August 2022

Perenco (UK/France) has stepped up its efforts to collect a settlement of at least $374.3mn related to a decade-old lawsuit over profit-sharing from the government of Ecuador.