(Energy Analytics Institute, Ian Silverman and Aaron Simonsky, 11.Jan.2019) — Heard on the street and LatAmNRG briefs on Caribbean FLNG’s arrival date to Argentina; Repsol E&P Bolivia and YPFB report drilling successful well to 7,860 meters; Bolivia seekin to initiate Mutún iron plant industrialization; and Bolivia’s interest in the Peruvian port Ilo.
Caribbean FLNG Barge Expected In Argentina In Early-Feb. 2019
(Energy Analytics Institute, Aaron Simonsky, 10.Jan.2019) — The Caribbean FLNG barge is expected to arrive to Argentina on Feb. 3 to process excess gas for export during the country’s winter period, announced online media Clarín. It is anticipated the barge will commence production in the second quarter of 2019.
YPFB Says Boyuy X-2 Well Reaches 7,860 Meters In Bolivia
(Energy Analytics Institute, Ian Silverman, 11.Jan.2019) — The Boyuy X-2 well (BUY X-2), jointly drilled by YPFB and Repsol E&P Bolivia, reached a total drilling depth of 7,860 meters, and in so doing now ranks amongst the deepest wells drilled in the world.
The well also confirmed existence of Huamampampa formation, Bolivia’s state entity YPFB announced in an official statement.
Morales Says Bolivia To Commence Mutún Industrialization
(Energy Analytics Institute, Ian Silverman, 11.Jan.2019) — Bolivia plans to jump start activities next week related to the industrialization of the Mutún iron plant, located in Puerto Suárez, Santa Cruz, in the eastern part of Bolivia, reported online media La Razón.
Bolivia Eyes Ilo Port For Liquefaction Plants
(Energy Analytics Institute, Ian Silverman, 10.Jan.2019) — Bolivia expressed interest in investing in the Peruvian port Ilo for the construction of fuel storage and liquefaction plants for the export of gas, reported online media La Razón.
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