LatAm Briefs: Ofac Venezuela, SEOGS2021 Kicks Off, Net Zero Summit

(Energy Analytics Institute, 1.Jun.2021) — Energy briefs from the Latin America and Caribbean region including: Ofac extending Chevron’s operating license in Venezuela; Microsoft founder, Bill Gates, participating in the Innovating To Net Zero Summit; and the kick off of the Suriname Energy, Oil and Gas Summit (SEOGS2021).

Ofac Extends Chevron’s License In Venezuela [PDF Download]

The US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Asset Control or OFAC extended a license for Chevron as well as Halliburton, Schlumberger, Baker Hughes, and Weatherford that allows the five companies to continue to operate in Venezuela until 1 Dec. 2021, the agency announced in an official statement (see attachment).

The previous license was due to expire on 3 Jun3 2021.

Innovating To Net Zero Summit

Microsoft founder, Bill Gates, who has dedicated himself to philanthropic causes and the conservation of the environment, will be part of #NetZeroSummit where he will discuss his clean energy projects and innovations under his new company, Breakthrough Energy.

The event takes place Wednesday 2 June 2021 – 13:45 CEST / 07:45 CLT Register here:

Suriname Energy Virtual Summit Kicks Off Day 1

The Suriname Energy, Oil and Gas Summit (SEOGS) kicked off virtually on 1 June 2021 and will continue for three days. Companies from Suriname’s state entity Staatsolie Maatschappij Suriname N.V. to Shell and Hess will participate in the summit slated to be carried out between 1-3 Jun. More details here:


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