LatAmOil Top Story archive

14 August 2018, Week 32, Issue 726

Argentina’s YPF aims to move into full development on two more blocks in the Vaca Muerta this year. 

07 August 2018, Week 31, Issue 725

Frontera Energy said normal operations at the Nor Peruano oil pipeline in Peru are expected to resume at the end of August.

31 July 2018, Week 30, Issue 724

Bolivia is positioning itself to negotiate new rates for natural gas deliveries to Argentina.

24 July 2018

Frontera Energy has cancelled a contract with Colombian logistics firm Cenit to transport crude oil through the bomb-hit Cano Limon-Covenas pipeline.

17 July 2018, Week 28, Issue 722

The highest court in Ecuador has upheld a US$9.5 billion damages award against US super-major Chevron over pollution in the Amazon.

10 July 2018, Week 27, Issue 721

Trafigura is struggling to bring its 30,000-bpd oil refinery, the fifth largest in Argentina, back on line as workers protest plans to reduce the workforce.

03 July 2018, Week 26, Issue 720

Russia’s Zarubezhneft is reportedly in discussions with Ecuador’s government about developing oil and gas projects in the South American country.

26 June 2018, Week 25, Issue 719

Leading figures in Colombia’s oil industry are calling on President-elect Ivan Duque to take swift action to lure investment and boost reserves.

19 June 2018, Week 24, Issue 718

Argentine Energy Minister Juan Jose Aranguren was unexpectedly sacked last week and has been replaced by Javier Iguacel, a young oil engineer and rising political star.

12 June 2018, Week 23, Issue 717

Frontera Energy has temporarily halted operations at its Block 192 concession in Peru’s Amazonian region of Loreto.

05 June 2018, Week 22, Issue 716

Argentina’s Energy Ministry last week brokered a deal between oil producers and refiners to limit increases in diesel and gasoline prices. 

29 May 2018, Week 21, Issue 715

On May 29 Brazil entered the ninth day of a nationwide truckers’ strike that has strangled the country’s economy. 

22 May 2018, Week 20, Issue 714

Efforts to reboot Ecuador’s ambitious 300,000 bpd Pacific Refinery project might struggle, given changes in the fundamentals of the global market for petroleum products.

15 May 2018, Week 19, Issue 713

ExxonMobil, Royal Dutch Shell and BP are on a list of 16 companies that have registered to bid in Brazil’s fourth pre-salt bid round on June 7.

08 May 2018, Week 18, Issue 712

Phoenix Global Resources is expanding its footprint in the Vaca Muerta shale play in Argentina.