Tagged With Brazil
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
Companies are deciding to invest again, but can the other projects compete with US tight oil?
25 July 2017
Despite an increase in new projects sanctioned this year, shale still poses a threat
Brazil on the block
14 June 2017
The coming slate of oil auctions in Brazil will give the industry its biggest crack at developing the country's crude in two decades. But nothing in Brazil comes easy
Brazil's buyers beware
17 May 2017
The country has taken steps in the right direction. But the risks are too great to ignore
China's oil loans run into trouble
5 April 2017
China extended much credit to secure oil supplies. Now it needs borrowers to start repaying
Trying to right the Petrobras ship
8 March 2017
Brazil's oil major is on the course of recovery, but has a long way to go
Odebrecht's trail of destruction
20 February 2017
The builder's region-wide corruption scheme has endangered energy projects across Latin America, none more important that Peru's Southern Gas Pipeline
South America - the after-party continent
3 December 2016
Oil's price bust forced yet more change in Latin America's energy sector. Venezuela was worst hit
After the car wash
30 November 2016
A modest oil-price rise, and pro-investor reforms, should spark a recovery for Brazilian energy and Petrobras in 2017
Post-traumatic efficiencies in order
28 November 2016
In 2017, the E&P sector needs to sharpen its focus. A price recovery, when it comes, will only reward low-cost explorers
Cracks appear in Brazil
9 November 2016
As Brazil competes for international investment it is opening up its trove of pre-salt reserves to foreign majors
A new dawn for Petrobras?
2 November 2016
The government-controlled oil giant is trying to change strategy - and market perceptions
Divided oil world
24 October 2016
The global crude supply landscape has transformed over the past two years, bringing some blessings and many curses for producers
Latin America takes a hit
14 October 2016
The region’s oil output continues to fall and recovery won’t be swift