Tagged With Brazil
Middle distillates take centre stage
20 April 2018
Oil-product demand, especially for middle distillates, is rising more quickly that processing capacity. It's good news for refiners
The Petrobras-government tussle
17 April 2018
A deal between the state-run firm and the Brazilian government could lead to a mega bidding round
Brazil reaps reforms rewards
6 April 2018
Efforts to recalibrate oil concession rules to be more market-friendly and open to foreign investment are starting to bear fruit
Latin America lines up bid rounds
26 March 2018
Attractive auctions will see the region compete for international investors
Reforms at risk in Latin America's elections
26 March 2018
A busy political season will put recent market-friendly energy changes to the test
Brazil back on track
2 March 2018
This year should see Brazil's recovery deepen, but also holds the risk of a presidential election derailing it
Is Amlo a threat to Mexico's oil opening?
27 February 2018
The industry fears a López Obrador victory in July's presidential election could derail the country's reforms
Brazil watches the polls
12 February 2018
The South American country will choose a new president in 2018, with major ramifications for the oil industry
Charging ahead with renewables
9 February 2018
The switch is gathering pace, despite resistance in some countries where NOCs are dominant
Demand growth now the focus for oil market
8 February 2018
Surging supply threatens to overwhelm balances, unless consumers come to the rescue
Latin American power play
24 January 2018
Politics again dragged down Venezuela's oil industry, but helped lift up Mexico and Argentina
Majors come calling for Brazil's pre-salt
16 January 2018
Shell and Petrobras were the big winners in Brazil's latest upstream bid round, along with backers of Brazil's oil reforms
Oil companies dig deep
5 January 2018
With an eye on shareholders' returns, oil companies are reining in costs and increasing internally generated cash flows
Greening Latin America
7 December 2017
Long a renewables powerhouse thanks to its vast hydropower plants, Latin America is making a big push into wind and solar
Latin America's LNG slowdown
7 December 2017
A few years ago, gas exporters thought the Southern Cone would become a huge new market. Not likely
Latin America's continental contraction
5 December 2017
The region has seen a decade of surging crude consumption come to a crashing halt. Refining woes mean imports are still on the rise
Petropolitics hang over Latin America's producers
5 December 2017
Elections next year in Venezuela, Mexico and Brazil have pivoted politics to the region’s fore again. Can it break the self-destructive resource-nationalist cycle?
Bumpy start for Brazil's auction
1 December 2017
ExxonMobil bet big in the Campos Basin, but foreign interest was tepid and just 13% of blocks drew winning bids
Brazil's pre-salt promise
2 November 2017
Brazil's offshore is making big strides on costs—crucial in the post-shale landscape
Brazil goes green
24 October 2017
Despite having vast oil reserves and only slowly emerging from recession, the country is focusing on growth in its energy sector and renewables are key to its strategy
10 lessons from a decade of exploration
17 October 2017
Finding big oil has got harder. An industry veteran has some advice
Brazil beckons with new oil auction
13 October 2017
The first bid round in two years will test investor interest after a tumultuous period for the country
Latin America's hobbled oil giants
6 October 2017
Plagued by debt, low oil prices and political turmoil, times have been troubled for Latin America's state-run energy firms
Exxon's Brazil play
4 October 2017
The US supermajor made a splash in Brazil's oil auction, snapping up deep-water acreage and signalling its interest in the upcoming pre-salt round
Petrobras—back from the brink?
2 October 2017
Brazil's state-run oil firm has had a brutal few years. Growth is its focus again, but a full recovery is still some way off
Yet another Brazilian crisis
26 July 2017
The country's oil reforms are promising, but the president's scandal-plagued term could undermine their longevity