Tagged With Brazil
IOCs to expand production at Brazil’s Lapa field
16 January 2023
TotalEnergies and partners expect to produce 25,000bl/d from Lapa Southwest
Petrobras in the crosshairs as election run-off looms
20 October 2022
Ballot box verdict could prove existential for the NOC, amid controversial calls from the incumbent to break apart the Brazilian energy giant
Letter from South America: Elections could impact Petrobras policy
9 September 2022
The upcoming election pits the right-wing incumbent against a left-wing former president
Bolivia signs Brazilian gas supply deal
26 July 2022
Distributor CDGN has an agreement for gas, but flexible contracts and limited output mean Bolivian volumes are likely to continue to flow to the highest bidder
Bolsonaro turns up heat on Petrobras
4 July 2022
Threat of subsidies and political interference grows as under-pressure president refuses to accept rising domestic fuel prices
Petrobras puts three refineries back on sale
28 June 2022
The RNEST, Repar and Refap facilities are open for offers again, but the divestment programme’s future is in doubt
Brazilian M&A activity heats up
31 May 2022
As Petrobras starts to wind down its portfolio divestment, Brazil is entering a new era of upstream consolidation
Letter from Latin America: Region tilts to the left
19 April 2022
Brazil and Colombia may be about to follow the pattern of their neighbours in taking a political left turn
Letter from South America: Ukraine crisis brings opportunities and costs
28 March 2022
While the region’s crude producers stand to benefit from high prices, LNG importers will feel the pressure
Letter from South America: Brazil leads the way
8 February 2022
Brazil stands out from the rest of the continent in terms of growth potential
Letter from South America: Bolivia's shrinking gas role
21 January 2022
Declining production and cheaper LNG threaten the country’s role as gas supplier to its neighbours
Petrotal set to boost Brazilian exports
17 January 2022
Peruvian firm signs deal to increase export volumes and looks at ways to further bolster them
Meeting the oil and gas supply gap
20 December 2021
The world has no lack of recoverable oil and gas resources. But where they will come from in the future will change
Petrobras’ downstream dilemma
21 October 2021
President Bolsonaro considers privatising the NOC as fuel prices climb and divestments drag
Petrobras eyes Gulf of Mexico exit
12 October 2021
The NOC has added another sale to its long list of divestment targets
Brazil fails to prevent energy crisis
7 October 2021
Government inaction and rapidly changing climate have combined to highlight the importance of diversifying the country’s energy mix
Petrobras refinery sales stutter
4 October 2021
Pledge to divest half of the company’s refining capacity by year-end is starting to look doubtful
Maha Energy targets onshore Brazilian ramp-up
2 September 2021
The operator is expanding its footprint in the country’s northeast and has drilling plans for the Middle East
Alvopetro eyes expanding Brazilian gas market
31 August 2021
The company has plenty of onshore growth opportunities to match its midstream capacity and increase its stake in the country’s upstream
Private sector takes a beating in Latin America
26 August 2021
Political and financial motivations vary, but the region is noticeably lurching towards greater resource nationalism
LNG prices may be set for strong Q4
24 August 2021
Supply- and demand-side factors pushed contracts to multi-year highs in recent months and may continue to lend support going into the fourth quarter
Geopark looks to shed assets
12 August 2021
The operator is doubling down on its core Colombian asset base, divesting non-core assets across South America
Petrobras’ recipe for upstream success
9 August 2021
Fading market volatility and rising global energy demand should boost the operator’s focus on pre-salt crude growth
Turning up the heat on Brazil’s gas reforms
15 July 2021
Extreme dry spell is highlighting the need to kickstart the country’s gas liberalisation efforts
Latin American divestment drive opens door to buyers
25 May 2021
Portfolio rebalancing is helping boost M&A activity across the continent
Petrobras refinery sale in limbo
13 April 2021
Downstream divestment programme at risk as federal office scrutinises auction
Petrobras bucks the trend
3 March 2021
The company’s pre-salt portfolio helped offset last year’s economic crisis, but investors will still be nervous about potential downstream interference
Petrobras inks downstream sale
11 February 2021
Divestments have struggled to get going amid tough economic conditions, but could the first refinery sale prise open the door?
Latin American M&A rallies
25 November 2020
Asset sales in the region are again starting to lure buyers after a tough financial year
Window of opportunity for Petrobras asset sales
10 September 2020
Brazilian company has ambitious divestment package but could be thrown off track by adverse economic conditions
Tapping Brazil’s natural gas potential
21 July 2020
Argentina’s Galileo aims to tackle the country’s lack of pipeline capacity through road tankers
Petrobras set for divestment hit
19 June 2020
Economic reality is likely to stall the breakneck speed of the Brazilian firm’s asset sales plan
China turns the taps off
1 May 2020
Economic growth may be rebounding, but demand for Latin American crude remains minimal
Minimising Brazil’s economic pain
30 March 2020
Crucial government steps are needed to offset imminent financial distress caused by bottomed-out oil prices and a global health pandemic
Total defies the odds
14 February 2020
Succession of acquisitions and project ramp-ups help strengthen the company’s portfolio in a tough environment for the sector
Brazil may reap geopolitical uncertainty reward
13 December 2019
Investor interest in the country’s oil sector should grow, particularly given challenges elsewhere
Brazil-Bolivia gas talks suspended
3 December 2019
Pipeline contract deadline looms as Brazil increasingly turns to LNG
Brazil sets licensing round record
11 October 2019
South American nation collects over $2bn in signing bonuses from opening oil auction
Brazil gets moving on gas competition
16 August 2019
The government has progressed on freeing Petrobras from its unwanted dominance of the domestic gas market
Petrobras lowers capex budget
6 August 2019
Brazilian company re-evaluates spending strategy while focusing on divestment
Petrobras breathes easy
10 April 2019
Brazilian company posts best financial results since bribery scandal
Petrobras breathes easy
3 April 2019
Brazilian company posts best financial results since bribery scandal
Petrobras keeps cutting
15 March 2019
The Brazilian company will need to maintain momentum to meet its ambitious divestment objectives
Latin American producers aim to stem the tide
4 January 2019
Is the fragile market cracking under pressure? Despite some ambitious growth-oriented investments, some of the continent's traditional big guns will be facing challenges in 2019
Seesawing year for Latin American producers
17 December 2018
Brazil was hoping to start a new page in 2018, while Mexico’s new president also announced changes. But Venezuela continued its precipitous decline
New Petrobras boss gets warm reception
7 December 2018
Appointment of ‘Chicago Boy’ to head state-owned giant reinforces reform agenda optimism
Petrobras turns page as corruption saga draws to a close
25 October 2018
An SEC fine as part of the firm’s long-running corruption scandal looks the least-worst outcome and may mark the beginning of the end of its international headaches
Brazil's energy reform at stake in election showdown
25 October 2018
The energy sector will see a reform agenda gain momentum from a Bolsonaro win, but a change in direction if Haddad can pull off an unlikely comeback
Deep-water feeding frenzy in South America
28 September 2018
Brazil and Guyana lead enthusiasm in continent’s deep waters
Amlo and the realities of Mexico's oil reform
9 July 2018
The Mexican president-elect needs a strong oil and gas sector to fund a promised social transformation
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