LatAmOil - Latin America Oil & Gas

16 February 2023

What’s next for PHRT’s Limetree Bay Refinery?

15 February 2023

As the US EPA prepares to permit the removal of hazardous chemicals from the Limetree Bay Refinery, USVI Governor Albert Bryan Jr. accuses the agency of being politically motivated.

Industrial gas tariffs reported down in 12 Brazilian states in February

15 February 2023

No less than 12 of the 20 state-level natural gas distributors that Argus Media monitors in Brazil have reduced their tariffs for industrial consumers in February.

ExxonMobil confirms plan to bid for Guyanese blocks

15 February 2023

ExxonMobil’s Guyanese subsidiary has confirmed that it intends to make an offer for some of the 14 new blocks that Georgetown began offering to investors in December of last year.

Equinor to postpone first oil at Bacalhau

15 February 2023

The Norwegian oil company Equinor intends to postpone the start of production at Bacalhau, an offshore oilfield in the pre-salt section of the Santos basin.

Pemex refineries continue to fall short of capacity utilisation targets

14 February 2023

Mexico's Pemex fell far short of its goals for boosting refining capacity utilisation in 2022 and is likely to continue underperforming this year and next year.

Corruption probe dislodges new head of Petroecuador

14 February 2023

Hugo Aguiar, the head of Ecuador’s national oil company, resigned from his post after his home and offices were searched in the course of a corruption investigation.

OVL eyes Argentina’s gas

14 February 2023

ONGC Videsh Ltd (OVL), the overseas arm of India’s Oil and Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC), is showing interest in Argentina’s natural gas reserves.

ExxonMobil Guyana will assess potential of sites near Stabroek’s Ranger field in 2023

13 February 2023

ExxonMobil will seek to determine the potential of sites near Ranger, an isolated oilfield discovered at the Stabroek block offshore Guyana, via this year’s drilling programme.

Oil workers’ union says Petrobras should change FPSO contract practices to boost local content

13 February 2023

The Federation of Petroleum Workers (FUP) has criticised Brazil's Petrobras for its practices in ordering FPSOs, saying changes are needed to boost local content.

APA reports successful drilling and flow test at SPS-2 well offshore Suriname

13 February 2023

TotalEnergies and APA Corp. have successfully completed the drilling and flow testing of the Sapakara South-2 appraisal well at Block 58 offshore Suriname.

Sergipe state to grant TAG tax break for pipeline linking its network to LNG terminal

13 February 2023

TAG, Brazil’s largest natural gas transporter, will be granted a tax break for the construction of a pipeline that will connect its network to an LNG import terminal in the port of Sergipe.

Progress toward Dragon gas deal

10 February 2023

Trinidad and Tobago’s energy minister heads to Caracas less than three weeks after PM Rowley’s announcement of a US sanctions waiver