Argentina Authorizes Additional Gas Exports to Chile

(Energy Analytics Institute, Aaron Simonsky, 3.Dec.2018) — Subsidiaries of US-based ExxonMobil and Germany-based Wintershall in Argentina were authorized to export…

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Mexico’s AMLO Takes Office With Attack on Energy Overhaul

(Bloomberg, Nacha Cattan and Eric Martin, 1.Dec.2018) — After decades of waiting, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador punctuated his arrival as…

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Argentina’s Energy Sec. Iguacel Promotes Vaca Muerta In US Road Show

(Energy Analytics Institute, Aaron Simonsky, 13.Nov.2018) — Argentina’s Energy Secretary Javier Iguacel participated in the annual Independent Petroleum Association of…

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Chevron Stayed In Venezuela Long After Rivals Quit

(Wall Street Journal, Kejal Vyas and Bradley Olson, 8.Nov.2018) — For nearly a century, Chevron Corp. has weathered dictatorships, coups and…

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In Guyana, Exxon Oil Project Stirs International Tensions

(Houston Chronicle, James Osborne, 2.Nov.2018) — Almost 4,000 feet beneath the surface of the Atlantic Ocean, off the northern coastline…

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PDVSA’s Citgo Contributes To 8th Annual Houston Energy Day Festival

(Citgo Petroleum, 1.Nov.2018) — CITGO Petroleum Corporation recently participated in Houston’s largest free family festival, Energy Day. The event brought…

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Ex-Venezuelan Oil Exec Admits Bribes In $1.2 Bln Money-Laundering Scheme

(El Nuevo Herald, Jay Weaver And Antonio Maria Delgado, 31.Oct.2018) — A former top official of Venezuela’s state-owned oil company…

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Venezuela, Mexico Divert Crude To U.S. As Canadian Barrels Get Stuck

(Reuters, Marianna Parraga, Collin Eaton, 26.Oct.2018) — Cash-strapped state-run oil companies in Mexico and Venezuela have begun diverting crude historically…

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Bondholders Raise Hopes Venezuela Will Pay Up On Due Debt

(Ft.com, Gideon Long, 25.Oct.2018) — In a month in which emerging market government bonds have been hammered by the prospect…

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OPEC’s Decade of Turmoil Leaves Cartel Seeking a New Way Forward

(Bloomberg, Christopher Sell, 20.Sep.2018) — A global recession, both $140 and $30 oil, the U.S. shale revolution, a market-share war,…

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Venezuela Agrees to Pay $2 Bln Over Seizure of Oil Projects

(The New York Times, Clifford Krauss, 20.Aug.2018) – More than a decade ago, Venezuela seized several oil projects from the…

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Guyana to Become 5th Largest Oil Producer in LAC Region

(Energy Analytics Institute, Piero Stewart, 15.Aug.2018) – If all goes off as planned, by 2025, Guyana will be the 5th…

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Venezuela’s Citgo Refineries At Risk Of Seizure

(Forbes, Robert Rapie, 12.Aug.2018) – In 2007, following Venezuela’s expropriation of billions of dollars of assets from U.S. companies like…

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Analysts: Only a Matter of Time Before Venezuela Loses Citgo

(Houston Chronicle, Jordan Blum, 10.Aug.2018) – Financially crippled Venezuela likely will lose control of its Houston refining arm Citgo Petroleum…

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US Charges Point to Rampant Corruption at PDVSA

US Charges Point to Rampant Corruption at Venezuela State Oil Company (InSight Crime, 30.Jul.2018) – US authorities are charging a…

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Energy, Education, and Learning Through NRG ED

(Energy Analytics Institute, Aaron Simonsky, 24.May.2018) – Energy Analytics Institute, formerly LatinPetroleum Inc., continues to promote its “Energy Education Initiative”…

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Mange Infested Dog Roams PDVSA’s Paraguana Refining Complex

(Energy Analytics Institute, Pietro D. Pitts, 14.Sep.2016) – On a brief taxi ride from Punto Fijo’s Josefa Camejo International Airport…

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