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18 August 2022

Petcoke fire still smoldering at Limetree Bay Refinery, PHRT says

17 August 2022

Firefighters are still working to extinguish a blaze that broke out on August 4 at the Limetree Bay Refinery, located on St. Croix in the US Virgin Islands (USVI).

TC Energy, CFE establish strategic alliance to build Southeast Gateway pipeline

17 August 2022

TC Energy (Canada) and Mexico’s Federal Energy Commission (CFE) have agreed to form a strategic alliance that will work to speed up development of the Southeast Gateway pipeline and other natural gas projects.

Pemex seeking nearly $6.5bn in additional funding for work on Olmeca refinery this year

17 August 2022

Mexico’s national oil company Pemex has asked the government to make nearly $6.5bn in extra funding available this year for work on the Olmeca refinery project.

Peru LNG resumes exports after July shutdown

17 August 2022

Peru LNG, the operator of a natural gas liquefaction plant and export terminal in Pampa Melchorita, resumed exports in the first two weeks of August following a planned shutdown in July.

New Fortress Energy expects to bring two Brazilian LNG terminals on stream next year

16 August 2022

US-based New Fortress Energy (NFE) reports that it is nearly finished with the establishment of two new LNG import terminals in Brazil.

ExxonMobil sees tie-backs as an option for bringing more Stabroek fields on stream

16 August 2022

ExxonMobil Guyana is giving serious consideration to proposals for using subsea tie-backs to link new oil finds at the Stabroek block to existing production facilities in order to streamline development operations.

TotalEnergies and partners sign agreement with Argentina on Fenix gas field

16 August 2022

TotalEnergies (France) and its partners have signed an agreement with Argentina’s government on the development of Fenix, a natural gas field located in San Sebastian Bay off the coast of Tierra del Fuego Province.

Guyana’s EPA decides ExxonMobil must perform EIAs for Canje, Kaieteur

16 August 2022

Guyana’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will require ExxonMobil (US) to conduct environmental impact assessments before drilling new wells at the Canje and Kaieteur offshore blocks, reversing its earlier stance.

LatAmOil: Terminal fire could plunge Cuba into an energy crisis

15 August 2022

Cuba may be heading for an energy crisis following a devastating fire that destroyed at least 40% of the Matanzas Supertanker Base, the country’s largest crude oil and petroleum product import terminal and storage depot.

Rising freight rates driving Mexico’s fuel bills higher

11 August 2022

Increasing worldwide freight costs are driving Mexico’s fuel costs upward as the country looks to satisfy high domestic demand.

Fire could plunge Cuba into an energy crisis

11 August 2022

Following a blaze that has destroyed at least 40% of the Matanzas Supertanker Base, Cuba stands to run low on power plant fuel. The consequences could lead the US to reconsider sanctions policy.

Guyana’s president sees gas cutting regional power generation costs by 40%

11 August 2022

Guyana’s President Irfaan Ali said on August 4 that natural gas had the potential to reduce electricity generation costs in the Caribbean region by approximately 40%.