LatAmOil - Latin America Oil & Gas

10 February 2023

ATOME Energy, Cavendish set up green ammonia and fertiliser JV in Costa Rica

9 February 2023

ATOME Energy has set up a new JV with Cavendish, the renewable energy arm of Costa Rica's Grupo Purdy, to develop green ammonia and fertiliser projects in Central America and the Caribbean.

RAMPS Logistics CEO hails US government’s decision to waive sanctions on Dragon gas project

9 February 2023

Shaun Rampersad, the CEO of Trinidad and Tobago’s RAMPS Logistics, has hailed the US government’s decision to waive sanctions to permit the development of Venezuela's Dragon natural gas field.

Head of YPFB says Bolivia is in no danger of becoming a net gas importer

9 February 2023

YPFB, the national oil company of Bolivia, has dismissed speculation about the possibility that the country might lose its status as an exporter of natural gas and become a net importer by 2030.

Mexico Pacific, ExxonMobil sign long-term supply deals for Saguaro LNG

8 February 2023

Houston-based Mexico Pacific Ltd has agreed to supply a subsidiary of the US super-major ExxonMobil with LNG from a new plant it intends to construct in Sonora State.

Ecopetrol to continue investing in oil and gas despite expanding focus on renewables

7 February 2023

Colombia’s Ecopetrol will continue to invest in oil and gas exploration and development, even as it expands its operations in the area of low-carbon energy, CEO Felipe Bayon says.

Perupetro ready to negotiate directly with investors for 31 new exploration licences

7 February 2023

Peru’s national oil and gas concessionaire Perupetro has opened up 31 new exploration licences for investment and is prepared to negotiate directly with prospective partners.

Peru LNG reports exports up m/m in January

7 February 2023

Peru LNG, the operator of a natural gas liquefaction plant and export terminal in Pampa Melchorita, has reported that it saw LNG export volumes rise month on month in January 2023.

ANCAP chief: Refinery remodelling will force Uruguay to import fuel in September-December

6 February 2023

Uruguay's ANCAP will have to import petroleum products during the last four months of the year while its only refinery is remodelled.

Frontera estimates total cost of Wei-1 well at $160-170mn

6 February 2023

Canada’s Frontera Energy has said it expects the cost of drilling Wei-1, the second exploration well at the Corentyne block offshore Guyana, to reach $160-170mn.