Regional News: Latin America
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Marine Contracting Bags Bridge Contract for Cantarell Field in GOM
Thursday, September 18, 2014 Singapore-based Marine Contracting bags an engineering, procurement, construction and installation contract for the Cantarell field in the Gulf of Mexico.
Brazil Confident New Rules Will Protect Existing Oil Rights
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Brazilian regulators say they are confident that new regulations will trump provisions of the country's 2010 oil law that threaten to strip oil companies of rights to operate major oil fields.
Spain's Tecnicas Reunidas Wins $500M Order from Pemex
Monday, September 15, 2014 Spanish oil engineer Tecnicas Reunidas wins a $500-million deal from Mexico's Pemex for a refinery project.
Statoil, Petronic Aim to Explore Offshore Nicaragua
Thursday, September 11, 2014 Norway's Statoil signs a deal with local firm Petronic in order to find ways to explore for oil and gas off Nicaragua's Pacific coast.
Pemex To Spend $5.5B On Mexico Plant Upgrades, Pipeline
Thursday, September 11, 2014 Pemex says it will invest nearly $5.5 billion in expanding the country's largest natural gas pipeline.
Petrobras Investigates Kickback Allegations, Seeks Testimony
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 Petrobras is seeking testimony from a jailed former director as part of an internal inquiry into allegations of a vast kickback scheme involving dozens of high-profile lawmakers.
PEMEX Announces New Tender to Lease Semisub
Thursday, August 28, 2014 PEMEX announces new tender to lease without option to buy, of one semisubmersible drilling platform, S/S "M1".
Consultancy: LatAm Attitude Shift Bodes Well for Upstream Investors
Friday, August 22, 2014 Two countries are at the leading edge of a new wave of upstream investment in Latin America, observes Wood Mackenzie.
Mexico Launches Special Police Force To Guard Economic Activity
Friday, August 22, 2014 Mexico launches a scaled-back version of a new police force President Enrique Pena Nieto had vowed to create while on the campaign trail to safeguard businesses against rampant organized crime.
Mexican Oil Company Pemex Launches Post-Reform Corporate Makeover
Thursday, August 21, 2014 Mexico's national oil company, Pemex, says it had begun a corporate restructuring following the approval earlier this month of a historic energy overhaul that ended Pemex's decades-long monopoly.