LatAmOil - Latin America Oil & Gas

12 January 2023

Guyana’s EPA says no environmental study needed for GTE project’s TPP

11 January 2023

Guyana's Environmental Protection Agency will not require an environmental impact assessment for the construction of a 300-MW power plant for its gas-to-energy (GTE) project.

RdK says negotiations on Isla refinery deal have stalled over questions about documentation

11 January 2023

Curacao’s Refineria di Korsou (RdK) says negotiations on a deal for the Isla oil-processing plant have stalled due to questions about the documentation submitted by prospective investors.

Venezuelan oil exports down in 2022

11 January 2023

Venezuela saw crude oil exports decline in 2022 despite receiving assistance from its ally Iran, according to shipping data and documents cited by Reuters.

APA details work with Suriname, Guyana to prepare for oil spill response operations

11 January 2023

US-based APA Corp. said in its newly released 2022 Sustainability Report that it was taking steps to help Suriname prepare to reduce the risk of oil spills once the country’s offshore fields begin production.

Guyana’s oil fund ends 2022 with balance of $1.38bn

11 January 2023

The Bank of Guyana has revealed that the country’s Natural Resource Fund ended 2022 with a balance equivalent to about $1.38bn.

Petroecuador launches airlift campaign to supply Block 16 in the face of protests, roadblocks

11 January 2023

Petroecuador has launched an airlift campaign to ensure steady deliveries of essential supplies to Block 16 in the face of roadblocks by an indigenous community.

Pemex still in talks with Finance Ministry on support for debt payments, CEO says

10 January 2023

Mexico’s national oil company Pemex is still in discussions with the government on options for covering the cost of upcoming payments on its securities, CEO Octavio Romero Oropeza said.

Brazil’s oil and gas production sinks below 4mn boepd in November

10 January 2023

Brazil’s hydrocarbon production dropped to 3.978mn barrels of oil equivalent per day in November 2022.

Petrobras incoming CEO says he won’t directly intervene in domestic fuel pricing

10 January 2023

Jean Paul Prates, the incoming CEO of Brazil’s national oil company Petrobras, has indicated that he will change fuel pricing policies but will not directly intervene in domestic markets.

Petrobras ramps up security at refineries following reports of security threats

10 January 2023

Petrobras has reportedly taken the precautionary measure of ramping up security measures at its refineries after learning that threats have been made against its assets.

LatAmOil: Chevron prepares to resume Venezuelan oil exports

9 January 2023

The US oil company Chevron is reportedly preparing to resume shipments of Venezuelan crude oil after a hiatus of nearly four years.