(Energy Analytics Institute, Ian Silverman and Piero Stewart, 21.Dec.2018) — Heard on the street and LatAmNRG briefs on YPFB’s estimated value after nationalization; a potential nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium plant on the Bolivia-Brazilian border; and a $9.5 million distribution by UTE and Rafisa in Uruguay.
YPFB Valued At $15 Billion, Says VP García
(Energy Analytics Institute, Ian Silverman, 21.Dec.2018) — Thanks to Bolivia’s nationalization of its hydrocarbon sector, Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB) is now worth an estimated $15,000 million, reported online media La Razón, citing Bolivia’s Vice President Álvaro García Linera.
“This has allowed YPFB to become the most important company in Bolivia,” said García.
Bolivia Eyes Construction Of NPK Plant Near Brazilian Border
(Energy Analytics Institute, Ian Silverman, 19.Dec.2018) — Bolivia is interested in building an NPK plant on the border with Brazil, reported online media La Razón, citing Bolivia’s Hydrocarbons Minister Luis Alberto Sánchez.
NPK is a common fertilizer that is composed of Nitrogen (N), Phosphorus (P) and Potassium (K), according to the media.
UTE And Rafisa To Realize $9.5 Million Distribution
(Energy Analytics Institute, Ian Silverman, 18.Dec.2018) — Republic Administradora de Fondos de Inversión Sociedad Anónima or RAFISA, in its capacity as trustee of trust 140611/2015 (Arias), and UTE, in its capacity as manager of the Arias wind project, reported that on December 10, 2018 they received “compliance of the financing entity of the park, BID Invest, to make the first distribution of funds to the holders of participation certificates of the trust, for a total amount of $9,500,000, reported online media LaRed21.
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